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Class of 2024 graduates throw their caps in the air at Commencement. Photo credit: Elman Studio.

Commencement 2024: Georgetown Law Graduates Celebrate, Reflect on Social Change and the Law

May 22, 2024 Campus News Our Alumni Students

“Your formal education may end today, but you are not done learning,” urged Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, L’79, H’24, in his address to Georgetown Law’s class of 2024. More than 1,100 spring graduates — including 641 J.D. candidates as well as 516 master of laws and 8 doctor of juridical science candidates — gathered on Georgetown University’s historic Hilltop campus to celebrate commencement on Sunday, May 19.

Celebrating the Georgetown Law Class of 2024

May 21, 2024 Campus News Students

Some 1,200 Georgetown Law students celebrated commencement on Sunday, May 19, joining the community of more than 51,000 Law Center alumni around the world. Below, nine J.D. and LL.M. graduates reflect on their time on campus and share their future plans — which span environmental law, electoral politics, public service and more.

L-R: Benjamin, Nicholas and Zachary Osborne, G’20, L’24.

Three Brothers, One Purpose: Graduating Identical Triplets Reflect on Finding a Passion for Public Service at Georgetown Law

May 16, 2024 Campus News Students

Identical triplets Nicholas, Zachary and Benjamin Osborne, G'20, L'24, remember how they felt when they first found out they had been admitted to Georgetown Law. "When we got the acceptance letter, it was saying welcome home," Nicholas says. Having moved to Washington, D.C. to earn master's degrees in economics from Georgetown in 2020 and enjoyed their first round as Hoyas, the 29-year-old North Carolina natives say that getting into the Law Center was the sign they needed that the nation’s capital had become home.

Outgoing Georgetown Law Journal Editor-in-Chief Alexis Marvel, L'24, and former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch at the 2024 Georgetown Law Journal banquet.

Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch Addresses Georgetown Law Journal Banquet

May 2, 2024 Campus News Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Our Alumni Students

Former United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch called upon students, alumni and faculty to remember the power of the law to protect people and secure justice at The Georgetown Law Journal’s 11th annual alumni banquet on April 24. Living up to the ideals of justice, she said, “is our highest and best purpose as lawyers — and in my view, as citizens.”

2024 Beaudry Competition finalists pose with members of the judging panel. L-R: Attorney Zoe Jacoby; Luke Dykowski, L’26; Prof. Laura Donohue; Jen Fridman, L'26; Judge Anthony Trenga; Judge Timothy Kelly, L'97; Allyson Rosenblum, L'26; Talia Paskuski, L’26, and attorney Gregory Cui.

First-Year Students Face Judges in 2024 Beaudry Moot Court Competition

April 25, 2024 Campus News Students

Having beat out some 70 competitors, four finalists faced a panel of real-life judges and practitioners as they made their arguments in the last round of the 73rd annual Robert J. Beaudry Moot Court Competition on April 3. The competition is held each spring and offers first-year students the chance to practice their written and oral advocacy skills — with top performers earning an invitation to join the Appellate Advocacy Division of Georgetown Law’s Barristers’ Council.