Georgetown University Law Center (also known as Georgetown Law) is the law school of Georgetown University, located in Washington, D.C. Established in 1870, the Law Center offers J.D., LL.M., and S.J.D. degrees in law. As the second largest law school in the United States, Georgetown Law often touts the advantages of its wide range of program offerings and proximity to federal agencies and courts, including the Supreme Court.
From 1996 to 2009, the Law Center held an average rank of 13.64 on the U.S. News & World Report's annual ranking, making it one of the 14 law schools that consistently place at the top