“This evening is a celebration of all of us!” said Miriam Vogel (L’01), chair of the Georgetown Law Alumni Board, as she greeted 558 fellow alumni and guests at the Spring 2022 Reunion Gala, held Saturday, April 9 at Union Station in Washington, D.C.
Recently, several women members of Georgetown Law’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) witnessed history in the making at the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearings on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the Supreme Court.
Coalition of Leaders of Jesuit Institutions Calls For End to Expulsions of Asylum Seekers Under Title 42March 30, 2022 Human Rights & Immigration Press Releases
WASHINGTON – A group of leaders at 14 Jesuit law and immigrant advocacy institutions sent a joint letter Wednesday to President Joseph R. Biden and key members of his administration, issuing an urgent call to end the use of the Title 42 Public Health…
It was a rare opportunity to hear a conversation between the leaders of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Trade Organization (WTO).
The use of data drives nearly every function of our technological society, from health care to policing. Determining what data is collected, and how it is gathered, interpreted and shared, has a profound impact on both individual rights and democratic governance.
Georgetown Law Professors and Students Prepare for Upcoming Supreme Court Arguments on Greenhouse Gas RegulationsFebruary 24, 2022 Environmental Law
Early in its current term, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a quartet of environmental law cases, consolidated under "West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency." The Court’s ruling in this high-profile case could have major implications for the EPA’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions — and for federal regulation more generally.
Late last summer, Attorney General Merrick Garland issued a call to action. Lawyers and law students were urgently needed, he said, to help respond to a looming eviction crisis in the United States.
Constitutional Law and Supreme Court Expert Ilya Shapiro Joins the Georgetown Center for the ConstitutionJanuary 21, 2022 Constitutional Law & Theory Press Releases
The Georgetown Center for the Constitution welcomes Ilya Shapiro as its executive director and senior lecturer. He will join the Center on February 1 after serving as a vice president and director of the Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies…
Civil Rights Lawyer Sherrilyn Ifill Headlines Georgetown Law Journal Symposium on Democracy in TransitionDecember 14, 2021 Campus News
As keynote speaker for the Georgetown Law Journal’s 2021 symposium on the theme “Democracy in Transition,” civil rights lawyer Sherrilyn Ifill expressed both hope and apprehension.
Georgetown Law, University of Hong Kong Co-Host Conference on Intellectual Property, COVID-19 and Tackling Global Health InequityNovember 29, 2021 Health Law Technology, Communication, and Intellectual Property
Last Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) designated an emergent COVID-19 strain as a "variant of concern" and gave it the name "omicron." This news is not only upending international travel and stock markets, but also underscores the need to expedite vaccination in low-income countries.