Georgetown Law professor denied seat on D.C. Circuit Court

Another week, another GOP filibuster of an Obama nominee. This time though, the obstruction hits closer to the Hilltop. On Tuesday, Nov. 12, Senate Republicans blocked the nomination of Georgetown Law professor Cornelia “Nina” T. L. Pillard, who was tapped… Read More

On the Record: Miss D.C. Winner Bindhu Pamarthi (L ’15)

On June 9, Bindhu Pamarthi (L ’15) was crowned Miss District of Columbia, having competed in beauty pageants since she was 12. Vox was fortunate enough to have her answer some questions on her pageant experience through the years,… Read More

Georgetown Law professor nominated to Federal Appeals Court

Yesterday, President Barack Obama nominated Georgetown Law professor Cornelia Pillard to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia alongside U.S. District Judge Robert Wilkins and D.C. lawyer Patricia Millet. According to the her University… Read More

Georgetown grad and law student sentenced to four years in prison for selling meth

Maybe now when you Google “Georgetown Meth,” news of 2010’s infamous meth-but-actually-DMT lab won’t be the first result. Late last week, the Washington Post reported that Marc Gersen (SFS ’04), a Georgetown graduate and a law student at… Read More

Frank Jones, founder of the Chimes, Dies at 92

Francis E. Jones Jr. (LAW ’48), founder of the Georgetown Chimes in 1946 and Georgetown Law School graduate, died Dec. 22 at the age of 92. Jones, who had just returned from five years of military service in… Read More

Journalist and GU law student Austin Tice (SFS ’02) reportedly in Syrian custody

Austin Tice (SFS ’02, LAW ’13), a freelance journalist for the Washington Post, McClatchy, and numerous other publications, is likely to have been taken into custody by the Syrian government, according to an article published today on McClatchy’s website. Tice,… Read More

Georgetown law student and journalist in Syria, whereabouts unknown

Earlier today, the family of a Georgetown University law student Austin Tice reported that they have not heard from their son in over a week. Tice (SFS ’02, LAW ’13), 31-years-old, has spent the past summer in Syria… Read More

Alum to serve as White House Counsel

The White House announced yesterday that Kathryn Ruemmler (LAW ’96) – a Georgetown Law graduate – would replace Bob Bauer as President Obama’s legal counsel at the end of the month. “Kathy is an outstanding lawyer with impeccable… Read More

Law student sinks incredible shot

Each year, the Georgetown University Law Center hosts Home Court D.C., a charity basketball game featuring Members of Congress and GULC professors. Although this year’s game–which was held Wednesday evening and raised more than $400,000 for the Washington… Read More

Janet Reno’s honorary Georgetown Law degree sold on Ebay

Remember the Georgetown Law grad who sold his degree online? Well, it looks like he started a trend—and even former U.S. Attorney Generals aren’t safe from it. On April 15, 1994, Georgetown Law gave Janet Reno an honorary… Read More