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Jerome H. Powell (L’79): Chairman of the Federal Reserve System’s Board of Governors

Posted on February 2, 2018

Jerome H. Powell (L’79) was sworn in as chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on Monday, February 5.Powell was nominated by President Donald J. Trump on November 1 and confirmed by...

Georgetown Law Professor Emeritus Peter P. Weidenbruch Jr.

In Memoriam - Georgetown Law Professor Emeritus Peter P. Weidenbruch Jr.

Posted on February 1, 2018

Georgetown Law Professor Emeritus Peter P. Weidenbruch Jr. (L’56, LL.M.’57, H’86), who joined the Georgetown Law faculty in 1965, died January 30 at the age of 88. During his more than 40 years as a professor,...

Clinic Students Draft Brief for Full Fifth Circuit

Posted on February 1, 2018

In Professor Brian Wolfman’s Appellate Courts Immersion Clinic, students Caitlin Anderson (L’18), Jarrett Colby (L’18), Joyce Dela Pena (L’18) and Ian Engdahl (L’18) drafted a brief on a rehearing after Alvarez v. City of Brownsville was...

Distinguished Visitor Paul Smith, Rep. Jamie Raskin and Trent England Debate "Electoral College v. Popular Vote"

Posted on January 26, 2018

Should America change the way it elects a U.S. President? “Electoral College v. Popular Vote” — co-hosted by Georgetown Law’s Federalist Society and Students for Democratic Reform — on January 24 debated that question. U.S. Rep. Jamie...

Celebrating Georgetown Law Professor Ladislas Orsy, S.J. — at 96 Years Young

Posted on January 22, 2018

The polarities between political parties are not fundamentally different than those between Plato and Aristotle, according to Visiting Professor Ladislas (“Les”) Orsy, S.J.  One side, like Plato, dreams of a utopia with many kings — creating jobs...

Georgetown Law’s Week One: Simulations Test Students on Real-World Scenarios

Posted on January 16, 2018

“We’re poor, we don’t have much money, and resources are low,” 1L student Ellen Watlington (L’20) reported, to Chris Rea of the National Academies of Sciences, at Georgetown Law during “Week One.” “What have you seen...

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