As the 2023-24 academic year begins, we are pleased to introduce the newest members of our faculty.
Over the course of orientation week, the incoming J.D. and LL.M. students – hailing from all 50 U.S. states and 76 different countries – toured campus and city, were introduced to classroom norms and Law Center resources and connected with their new classmates.
Some ninety professors, activists, students, lawyers and other stakeholders from across the country gathered at Georgetown Law March 3 for a day-long symposium titled “Promoting Justice: Advancing Racial Equity through Student Practice in Legal Clinics…
Our world is increasingly an urban one. The majority of people today live in metropolitan areas, and that proportion is only expected to grow in the coming years. At their best, cities are dynamic, diverse hubs of commerce and creativity. At their worst, they are crucibles of inequality and inefficiency.
Every year, aspiring lawyers with an interest in human rights choose to study at Georgetown Law, whose Human Rights Institute (HRI) is a hub of training, scholarship and expertise.
Georgetown Law’s Sheryll Cashin Says Racial Inequality Won’t End Until We Dismantle American Residential CasteOctober 15, 2021 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Faculty Race & Law
Georgetown Law Professor Sheryll Cashin is calling on America to wake up and abolish the entrenched system she says has been driving racial inequality for more than a century.
Most lawyers can still vividly recall the nerve-wracking first days of law school — stepping into an unknown world of case law and cold calls.
When Toni Deane (L’21) learned that she had been elected to the top position at The Georgetown Law Journal, she ran to the offices of Maura DeMouy and Nicole Llorenz — the heads of a program that supports students from underrepresented backgrounds in law school and the legal profession.
It was the most closely watched trial in years: former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin faced charges of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, a tragedy that dominated headlines and sparked waves of protest for racial justice last summer.
One year ago, police officers broke into a Kentucky apartment in the middle of the night and, after a single shot was fired in self defense, unleashed a fusillade of bullets.
Civil Rights Champion Robin Lenhardt (LL.M.’04) Returns to Georgetown to Help Lead New Racial Justice InstituteFebruary 22, 2021 Faculty Our Alumni Race & Law
Professor Robin A. Lenhardt (LL.M.’04), a leading scholar on race and the family, has returned to Georgetown Law to serve on the faculty and co-lead the university’s new interdisciplinary Racial Justice Institute.