Popularized by the "Black Panther" film series and the work of science-fiction authors such as N. K. Jemisin and Octavia Butler, the Afrofuturism movement — which merges futuristic themes with Black aesthetics and culture — is largely known as an artistic genre.
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.
Students often learn from books their professors have written, but in the case of one recent Georgetown Law seminar, the professor was so impressed by her students’ papers, she turned them into a book.
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Last January, Alexis Shanes, L’24, found herself in Erbil, a city in Northern Iraq. “It was the most astonishing experience, one I never thought I would be able to have in law school,” she said.
It started with an unusual idea from a few Georgetown Law students and professors in the early 1970s, and today has connected young people with law students around the world, introducing them to how legal systems work and opening new career paths. Street Law has come a long way in five decades.
By any measure, the entering 1L class at Georgetown Law this fall is impressive.
As a teenager, Gina Maeng, L’25, found success in the massive South Korean “K-pop” music industry, but more recently, she’s begun making a name for herself in the legal world.
U.S. Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar joined current and former members of The Georgetown Law Journal for its 10th annual Alumni Banquet on May 18.
On Sunday, May 21, under a sunny sky, the Georgetown Law Class of 2023, made up of more than 1200 regalia-clad J.D.s and LL.M.s, plus a handful of S.J.D.s, M.L.T.s and M.S.L.s, gathered on Georgetown University’s historic Hilltop campus to celebrate their commencement.