In the Spotlight


Five Alumni Named Top Trailblazers Under 40

Five Alumni Named Top Trailblazers Under 40 | Diallo T. Crenshaw, JD '01, Kathlyn Card Beckles, JD '02, Michelle Thomas, JD '04, Tamiko Walker, LLM '06, and Dionna Lewis, LLM '12, were selected by the National Bar Association to receive the "Trailblazers Under 40" award. The award honors legal professionals who have achieved prominence and distinction in their fields of endeavor — be it the practice of law, academia, business, civic and charitable affairs, the judiciary, or politics — and who have demonstrated a strong commitment to advancing the goals and mission of the National Bar Association. These five alumni will be honored at a gala on July 26 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Redemption: The No Kill Revolution in America

Redemption: The No Kill Revolution in America | Join Professor Joan Schaffner and members of the Animal Law community for the July 26 screening of the film "Redemption: The No Kill Revolution in America," which challenges the idea that pet euthanasia is necessary to stop animal overpopulation. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the documentary's creator, no-kill activist Nathan Winograd, and a reception.

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Three Alumni Chosen for Public Defenders Program

Three Alumni Chosen for Public Defenders Program | Gideon's Promise announced its 2014 Law School Partnership Program (LSPP) class—a group of 15 recent law school graduates poised to join a group of public defenders committed to transforming criminal justice. Three 2014 GW Law graduates were chosen for this inaugural class: Adam Pienciak, Jack Talaska and Thomas Rimmer. "The work these young lawyers do represents the highest calling of our profession," said Gideon's Promise founder and president Jonathan Rapping, JD '95. "We are grateful to these schools for working with Gideon’s Promise and the Department of Justice to provide these graduates this opportunity."

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Professor Turley and GW Litigation Team Win Al-Arian Case

Professor Turley and GW Litigation Team Win Al-Arian Case | After eight years of work by Jonathan Turley, J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law, and his team of GW Law students, the Justice Department in late June dropped its criminal prosecution of former college professor Dr. Sami Al-Arian. "Our client, Dr. Al-Arian, and I could not be more proud of the hard work that our GW litigation team has dedicated to this case to help him get justice as well as our partnership with Bryan Cave as our local counsel," said Professor Turley. "The students, many of whom are now alumni, had an opportunity to work on a case with international significance and to produce a result that advances the rule of law in a real and tangible way."

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Q&A with Judge Jeri Somers

Q&A with Judge Jeri Somers | Judge Jeri K. Somers of the U.S. Civilian Board of Contract Appeals has been teaching at GW Law for several years as an adjunct faculty member. She recently responded to questions about her experience at the law school, offered advice to students, and discussed her career in government procurement law. "I have always believed in the value of good teachers and mentors for success in life and career," she said. "As a result, I strive to be both an educator and mentor regardless of my 'day job.'"

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News & Events

With several events taking place each day, GW Law is a hub of legal activity. From moot court competitions judged by Supreme Court justices to lectures by prominent legal minds to career development programs, the Law School is always abuzz with activities that benefit students, faculty, and the GW community.

 

Faculty Scholarship:<br><em>Marriage Markets</em>

Faculty Scholarship:
Marriage Markets

The New York Times profiled Professor Naomi Cahn's recent book Marriage Markets. Written with June Carbone of the University of Minnesota Law School, the book explains that marriage no longer works for many American families because of increasing inequality, and it further addresses how family law must change to protect children of this new paradigm. According to the profile, it is "a crisp and cogent account—rich with detail and utterly free of legalese—of America’s failure to invest in its children."


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News Stories


Five Alumni Named Top Trailblazers Under 40
Diallo T. Crenshaw, JD '01, Kathlyn Card Beckles, JD '02, Michelle Thomas, JD '04, Tamiko Walker, LLM '06, and Dionna Lewis, LLM '12, were selected by the National Bar Association to receive the "Trailblazers Under 40" award. The award honors legal professionals who have achieved prominence and distinction in their fields of endeavor — be it the practice of law, academia, business, civic and charitable affairs, the judiciary, or politics — and who have demonstrated a strong commitment to advancing the goals and mission of the National Bar Association. These five alumni will be honored at a gala on July 26 in Atlanta, Georgia.
July 17, 2014 . Read more

Three Alumni Chosen for Public Defenders Program
Gideon's Promise announced its 2014 Law School Partnership Program (LSPP) class—a group of 15 recent law school graduates poised to join a group of public defenders committed to transforming criminal justice. Three 2014 GW Law graduates were chosen for this inaugural class: Adam Pienciak, Jack Talaska and Thomas Rimmer. "The work these young lawyers do represents the highest calling of our profession," said Gideon's Promise founder and president Jonathan Rapping, JD '95. "We are grateful to these schools for working with Gideon’s Promise and the Department of Justice to provide these graduates this opportunity."
July 14, 2014 . Read more

In Memoriam: Alumnus William Pincus, Father of Clinical Legal Education
William Pincus, JD '53, spent much of his career as a civil servant working in government positions ranging from the National Park Service to both Hoover Commissions and then Congress. Obtaining his degree from GW Law in the evening, he became president of the Council on Legal Education for Professional Responsibility where he helped usher in the use of law clinics to teach students about lawyering and professional responsibility.
July 11, 2014 . Read more

Professor Turley and GW Litigation Team Win Al-Arian Case
After eight years of work by Jonathan Turley, J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law, and his team of GW Law students, the Justice Department in late June dropped its criminal prosecution of former college professor Dr. Sami Al-Arian. "Our client, Dr. Al-Arian, and I could not be more proud of the hard work that our GW litigation team has dedicated to this case to help him get justice as well as our partnership with Bryan Cave as our local counsel," said Professor Turley. "The students, many of whom are now alumni, had an opportunity to work on a case with international significance and to produce a result that advances the rule of law in a real and tangible way."
July 08, 2014 . Read more

Q&A with Judge Jeri Somers
Judge Jeri K. Somers of the U.S. Civilian Board of Contract Appeals has been teaching at GW Law for several years as an adjunct faculty member. She recently responded to questions about her experience at the law school, offered advice to students, and discussed her career in government procurement law. "I have always believed in the value of good teachers and mentors for success in life and career," she said. "As a result, I strive to be both an educator and mentor regardless of my 'day job.'"
July 07, 2014 . Read more

Analyzing the Latest Supreme Court Rulings
The Supreme Court justices have retired for the summer after handing down 72 decisions this term on a wide range of issues. Over the past two weeks, the court ruled on the religious liberty rights of corporations, the rights of unions, and a landmark decision that prohibited police from searching cellphones on arrest without a warrant. Several members of the GW Law faculty actively tracked these cases as they developed and shared their expert opinions with the media.
July 02, 2014 . Read more

Alumna Wins ABA Women Lawyers Award
The American Bar Association selected Anastasia D. Kelly, JD '81, to receive one of its five 2014 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards. The award recognizes the accomplishments of women lawyers who have excelled in their field and paved the way to success for other female law professionals. Ms. Kelly previously served as a general counsel at four major companies, including MCI/WorldCom and AIG, and now works as a managing partner at DLA Piper, where she mentors several women lawyers and is on the leadership committee of the firm's Leadership Alliance for Women network.
June 30, 2014 . Read more

Meier in Huff Post: "Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics"
In her first piece for The Huffington Post, Professor Joan Meier, GW Law Domestic Violence Project Director, responds to a recent Washington Post op-ed that claims a good way to end violence against women is to marry the children's fathers. Professor Meier examines and evaluates the statistics and shows that the authors came to the wrong conclusion with the data: "(One) would have to conclude from (the data the authors cite) that protective mothers should neither marry nor live with men if they want to raise children."
June 27, 2014 . Read more

Redskins' Trademark Cancellation: An Expert's Perspective
In GW Today, Professor Roger Schechter explains the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's decision to cancel six trademarks held by the Washington Redskins, noting that the ruling is not final and would carry only minor practical consequences if upheld. According to Professor Schechter, the team can choose to appeal the decision in a federal court, which could take years. "The law moves at a geological pace," he says. "PR pressure is a different story, and could cause a name change before the case comes to a conclusion."
June 25, 2014 . Read more

Mixing Business with a Procurement Law Degree
For FCW, Dr. Steve Kelman, a Professor of Public Management at Harvard University, highlights the Masters of Science in Government Contracting (MSGC) program at GW. Created in partnership with the GW School of Business, the program blends the study of government procurement law with a grounding in business principles. "[The program] sends a signal about what contracting professionals should be doing, and it will certainly provide those in the field with concrete skills that will help them do a better job on behalf of the taxpayer."
June 23, 2014 . Read more

Alumnus Confirmed to Federal Bench
In a 98-0 vote, the U.S. Senate confirmed Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Darrin P. Gayles, JD '93, to a position on the federal bench. Judge Gayles will serve on one of the nation's busiest courts, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. When President Obama announced the nomination in February, he noted that Judge Gayles would be the first openly gay male African-American federal judge.
June 20, 2014 . Read more

"Counterculture" Approach Builds Firm
Since opening a new Los Angeles location of Jenner & Block at the height of the economic recession in 2009, Rick Richmond, JD '86, has grown the branch in size from just two partners to 34 attorneys. Jenner & Block has taken what Mr. Richmond calls a "counterculture" approach to expansion, entering the LA market with targeted practices in mind and building from its summer associate program. "How did we grow?" Richmond said. "I'm hugely committed to that idea that for the longer term, the way you're really going to grow and succeed is to develop your own in-house talent."
June 16, 2014 . Read more

Alumnus Publishes Memoir in Arabic
Dr. Clovis Maksoud, JD '51, recently published From the Corners of Memory, his new memoir in Arabic. The book covers the four "corners" of Dr. Maksoud's life: his political, journalistic, diplomatic, and teaching endeavors. Dr. Maksoud formerly served as the ambassador of the Arab League to the United States and India. He currently teaches as a professor of international relations at American University and is the author of many books and articles about the Middle East and the global south.
June 12, 2014 .

In Memoriam: John Kucharski, JD '65
John Kucharski, the former President and CEO of major defense contractor EG&G, passed away last month. After graduating from GW Law, Mr. Kucharski went on to hold the highest security clearance granted to civilians, often travelling in the same circles as presidents, defense secretaries, and other military leaders. In his retirement, he served on a variety of boards of trustees, including GW Law's, and dedicated himself to his family and philanthropy.
June 10, 2014 . Read more

The Warren Court Generation is Fading
In an article for Slate, Professor David Fontana writes about a fading generation of lawyers that came of age during the Warren Court. According to Professor Fontana, with their departure we are losing a voice arguing that courts interpreting the Constitution can make the world a better place. He also analyzes how this generational shift is affecting legal education and constitutional law.
June 10, 2014 . Read more

GW Law Announces New Dean
Blake Morant, a seasoned leader in legal education, has been selected as GW Law's dean. Mr. Morant, who currently serves as dean of Wake Forest University School of Law and President-Elect of the Association of American Law Schools, assumes the new role on September first. "I have respected and admired The George Washington University Law School throughout my career and consider serving as its next dean to be a distinct privilege," Mr. Morant said.
June 09, 2014 . Read more

Alumnus Selected for ICJ Clerkship and Gruber Fellowship
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague has selected Túlio Di Giacomo Toledo, LLM '14, to serve as a law clerk for the 2014-2015 term. In support of the clerkship, The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation awarded Mr. Di Giacomo Toledo with its International Law Fellowship, established in 2009 to encourage social justice, educational excellence, and scientific achievements that better the human condition.
June 06, 2014 . Read more

Professor Kohn to Serve on Domestic Violence Review Board
After her confirmation in May of 2014, Laurie S. Kohn, Associate Professor of Clinical Law and Director of the Family Justice Litigation Clinic, has begun to serve on the D.C. Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board. The board seeks to use the tragic accounts of homicide victims' lives and experiences to improve the response to domestic violence and protect potential future victims.
June 02, 2014 . Read more

Student Paper on Autonomous Cars Wins Rudge Prize
Avi Kelin, JD '14, won the 2014 Howard J. Rudge "Creative Solutions" Competition for his paper about why and how the United States should prepare for autonomous cars. Mr. Rudge, a 1964 alumnus and retired DuPont Corp executive, created and endowed the competition to award a student for offering a creative solution to a serious societal problem in which conventional solutions are failing.
May 28, 2014 . Read more

International Law Updates in Your Inbox
The International and Comparative Law Program published its first e-newsletter with updates from the spring semester. This edition includes stories on topics from Professor Sean Murphy's media appearances about international law and Crimea to the annual "Live from 'L'" event hosted in partnership with the American Society of International Law and the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State. To receive future editions of the International Law Program e-newsletter, send an e-mail the GW Law webmaster.
May 27, 2014 . Read more

Remembering Fallen Heroes
In recognition of Memorial Day, the GW community honored fallen service members with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Park. Interim Dean Gregory E. Maggs, a colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve, spoke at the ceremony, reminding the crowd that a number of GW students, faculty, and alumni have served in wars since the university's founding, and some have even made the ultimate sacrifice. "How shall we remember them?" he asked. "They were not mere numbers and statistics. Each of them lived a separate life, surrounded by friends and family and all the blessings of freedom."
May 24, 2014 . Read more

Dinah Shelton Named Doctor Honoris Causa
Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest, Hungary awarded Dinah Shelton, Manatt/Ahn Professor of International Law, with the honorary title of Doctor Honoris Causa for her outstanding activity in the fields of human rights and environmental protection. Professor Shelton has a host of accomplishments, including becoming the first female member of the
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, receiving the Elizabeth Haub Prize in Environmental Law, and authoring three prize-winning books on human rights law.
May 21, 2014 . Read more

Celebrating Commencement 2014
This past Sunday marked GW Law's 147th Commencement, with more than 700 law students graduating. Set in the Smith Center, the Law School Diploma Ceremony acknowledged Class of 2014 graduates, presented several awards to both graduates and faculty, and inducted the Class of 1974 into the Stockton Guard. Prior to the presentation of diplomas, Apple, Inc. General Counsel Bruce Sewell, JD '86, addressed the Class of 2014, encouraging graduates to be conscientious stewards of the law profession.
May 19, 2014 . Read more

Get to Know Commencement Speaker Bruce Sewell
Apple, Inc. General Counsel and Senior VP of Legal and Government Affairs Bruce Sewell, JD '86, will deliver the diZerega Lecture during Sunday's Law School Diploma Ceremony. Mr. Sewell, who serves on Apple's executive team managing legal matters, answered questions about himself, his career, and GW Law. Read More for the full interview.
May 14, 2014 . Read more

Demonstrating Excellence in Learning and Service
Vice Admiral (Ret.) Melvin Williams, Jr., Associate Provost for Military and Veterans Affairs, awarded Associate Dean Lisa Schenck and Professor Paul Schiff Berman with two VALOR Excellence Awards. GW presents this award to individuals who demonstrate excellence in learning and service to the benefit of student military members, veterans, and their families. A retired U.S. Army Colonel, Dean Schenck is working to begin on-base GW education at Fort Belvoir. Professor Berman received the award for his efforts to offer online degree programs exclusively for military members, veterans, and family members in his role as Vice Provost for Online Education.
May 09, 2014 . Read more

Weighing In on Cell Phone Search Cases
Orin Kerr, Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor of Law, has commented extensively on two cell phone search cases currently before the U.S. Supreme Court. As part of an ongoing struggle between privacy and technology, the Court is debating whether police need a warrant to search phones at the time of arrest. Professor Kerr has offered his thoughts on the cases in both the national media and on a Washington Post-hosted blog.
May 07, 2014 . Read more

Supreme Court Ruling on Prayer Explained
Professor Jeffrey Rosen joined John Hockenberry's The Takeaway to explain the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision to uphold prayer at public meetings in Town of Greece v. Galloway. Professor Rosen discussed all the arguments, including Justice Kennedy's majority opinion that non-coercive prayer is acceptable and Justice Kagan's "heartfelt dissent," which defended the value of religious pluralism.
May 06, 2014 . Read more

Professor Cunningham Writes "Outstanding Academic Title"
The American Library Association named Contracts in the Real World: Stories of Popular Contracts and Why They Matter, a book by Lawrence Cunningham, Henry St. George Tucker III Research Professor of Law, as an "Outstanding Academic Title" in its annual Choice awards. Featuring tales involving the likes of Martin Luther King Jr., Maya Angelou, Lady Gaga, and Donald Trump, the book lays out the basics of contract law in an entertaining way. "I'm grateful to the Association—and to the many 1Ls who have bought and used the book profitably in their courses," said Professor Cunningham.
May 05, 2014 . Read more

2014 Munich Summer IP Program
This summer, GW Law will offer students the opportunity to study IP in Munich at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property. Students choose from eight courses taught over a four-week period by GW Law faculty members, professors from other U.S. law schools, and two federal judges. The program gives students the ability to enroll in classes not ordinarily available during the academic year, with topics including Artistic Freedom, Internet Law, Authors' Rights, and Chinese IP Law. The full list of courses and other stories about the Intellectual Property Law Program are all available in the Spring 2014 Newsletter.
May 02, 2014 . Read more

Emily Hammond to Join Environmental Faculty
Professor Emily Hammond will join the GW Law faculty in the fall of 2014, bringing additional expertise in energy, environmental, and administrative law to the Environmental and Energy Law Program. Professor Hammond is a former civil engineer in the environmental field, a faculty member at two different universities, and an accomplished researcher. "I am excited to join such a dynamic law school community," she said. "The level of enthusiasm and engagement from students, faculty, and alumni alike is palpable and engaging."
May 01, 2014 . Read more


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Faculty in the News


The Chicago Tribune . July 23, 2014
Jonathan Turley writes about the circuit split over the Affordable Care Act between two federal appellate courts. More

NPR . July 23, 2014
Jonathan Turley is interviewed about dueling federal court rulings on the Affordable Care Act. More

The Washington Times . July 23, 2014
Robert Cottrol is quoted about prosecutions of gun laws by the Obama administration. More

CBS Radio . July 22, 2014
John Banzhaf is interviewed about the $23 billion verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. More

Fox News . July 22, 2014
Jonathan Turley is interviewed about the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruling on the Affordable Care Act. More

NPR . July 21, 2014
Jeffrey Manns is quoted about ongoing implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act. More

The Baltimore Sun . July 21, 2014
Jonathan Turley is quoted about overreach of executive authority. More

Time . July 21, 2014
John Banzhaf is quoted about the amount of punitive damages that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company owes to a Florida widow. More

Business Insider . July 21, 2014
John Banzhaf is quoted about the significance of the decision to award punitive damages to a Florida widow. More

NPR . July 21, 2014
Richard Pierce is interviewed about whether the comments made to the FTC about net neutrality will make a difference. More

Agence France-Presse . July 21, 2014
Edward Swaine is interviewed about a man who claimed “unwanted” land between Egypt and Sudan by planting a flag. More

WSB-AM, Atlanta . July 19, 2014
John Banzhaf is interviewed about a verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. More

Los Angeles Times . July 19, 2014
Robert Tuttle and Ira Lupu are quoted about the work of the Becket Fund for Relgious Liberty, the small law firm that argued the Hobby Lobby case before the U.S. Supreme Court. More

The New York Times . July 18, 2014
Alan Morrison is quoted about the class-action lawsuit of former NFL players against the league for brain injuries sustained while playing. More

WTOP . July 18, 2014
John Banzhaf is interviewed about keeping teens safe behind the wheel. More

The Washington Times . July 16, 2014
Naomi Cahn is interviewed about what should happen to online accounts when a person dies. More

WUSA 9 . July 15, 2014
John Banzhaf is quoted about a federal judge banning the word “Redskins” from his courtroom. More

American Banker . July 15, 2014
Arthur Wilmarth is quoted about Citi’s $7 billion mortgage settlement. More

Vox . July 14, 2014
Jonathan Siegel is quoted about John Boehner’s lawsuit against the Obama administration and how some constitutional violations are not justiciable. More

Financial Times' Global Risk Regulator . July 11, 2014
Arthur Wilmarth comments on who is best situated to assume the risks of banks' debt for this cover story about the effort to end the notion of "too big to fail." More

CNBC . July 11, 2014
Lawrence Cunningham, author of the forthcoming "Beyond Buffett," expands on recent Berkshire Hathaway investments in energy companies. More

CNN . July 11, 2014
Jonathan Turley is mentioned for his testimony about President Obama’s executive overreach. More

Politico . July 11, 2014
Jonathan Turley is mentioned as a witness in the possible lawsuit to be brought against President Obama by Republicans. More

The Wall Street Journal . July 09, 2014
Jeffrey Manns comments on a leadership change at McGraw Hill, parent company of embattled rating agency Standard & Poor's. More

USA Today . July 09, 2014
Jonathan Turley explains his belief that President Obama has operated outside of his presidential powers. More

WTTG . July 09, 2014
John Banzhaf is interviewed about a congressional survey on what colleges are doing about sexual violence. More

Jotwell . July 08, 2014
Neil H. Buchanan pens the essay, "Thomas Piketty's Book is Masterful and Important, But Ultimately a Sideshow." More

Fiscal Times . July 07, 2014
Jonathan Turley's LA Times op-ed is quoted in this article on Halbig vs. Burwell, a case challenging ACA subsidies. More

St. Louis Post-Dispatch . July 07, 2014
John F. Banzhaf III on colleges reporting and prosecuting sexual assault allegations. More

USA Today . July 07, 2014
Jonathan Turley pens the op-ed, "Fighting Pot with Water." More

Roll Call . July 07, 2014
Jonathan Turley analyzes the issues and strategies behind a potential lawsuit by U.S. Congress members against President Obama over the Affordable Care Act. More

Forbes . July 07, 2014
Jonathan Turley is quoted about his thoughts on how Halbig v. Burwell might be decided. More

NY Daily News . July 06, 2014
Jonathan Turley pens the editorial, "Obama's Irresponsible Taunt: President Increasingly Willing to Go at It Alone." More

The Roanoke Times . July 05, 2014
Robert Tuttle on the history and policy behind property disputes when a congregation leaves a larger church body. More

US News & World Report . July 03, 2014
Orin Kerr on how the recently decided Riley v. California may or may not affect legal challenges to NSA data collection. More

Politico . July 03, 2014
Sara Rosenbaum on legal challenges to contraceptive coverage post-Holly Lobby. More

Washington Examiner . July 02, 2014
Alan Morrison comments on the importance of unanimous and split decisions at the Supreme Court. More

CNN . July 02, 2014
Jonathan Turley is quoted about the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision.More

Pew Research Center . July 02, 2014
Robert Tuttle is interviewed about the impact of the Hobby Lobby ruling. More

Philadelphia Daily News . July 01, 2014
Alan Morrison comments on the Supreme Court's recent rulings about corporations and their rights. More

Politico . July 01, 2014
Jeffrey Rosen is part of the feature, "How the Supreme Court Changed America This Year: Nineteen Legal Thinkers Run Down the Court's Most Important Decisions." More

The Huffington Post . July 01, 2014
Jonathan Turley is quoted about the increasing autonomy of federal departments and agencies.More

San Jose Mercury News . July 01, 2014
Daniel Solove is quoted about privacy concerns related to Facebook’s controversial study of users’ emotions.More

The Washington Post . July 01, 2014
Ira Lupu is quoted about how LGBT workers may feel the impact of the Hobby Lobby ruling. More

The Washington Post . July 01, 2014
Ira Lupu is quoted on how the Hobby Lobby ruling will impact pending contraception mandate challenges by religious nonprofits. More

NPR . June 30, 2014
Jeffrey Rosen is interviewed about the final Supreme Court rulings of the term. More

Los Angeles Times . June 30, 2014
Jonathan Turley writes about a fundamental challenge to the Affordable Care Act pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. More

The Washington Post . June 30, 2014
Robert Tuttle is quoted about upcoming areas of church-state conflict. More

The Washington Examiner . June 30, 2014
Jonathan Turley is quoted about the cellphone search case decided by the Supreme Court.More

The Huffington Post . June 30, 2014
Daniel Solove writes about the privacy implications of Facebook’s psychological experiment.More

Deseret News . June 30, 2014
Robert Tuttle is quoted about the Hobby Lobby ruling. More

Newsweek . June 29, 2014
Jonathan Turley is quoted on John Boehner’s lawsuit against President Obama use of executive powers. More

Chicago Tribune . June 29, 2014
Jonathan Turley is quoted in an article about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on cellphone searches. More

Omaha World-Herald . June 29, 2014
Lawrence Cunningham is quoted from his book about Warren Buffett. More

The Washington Post . June 27, 2014
Orin Kerr is quoted about Facebook turning over data on 381 users to prosecutors after the company received search warrants. More

PBS . June 27, 2014
Jonathan Turley is quoted about the difficulties of evaluating presidential power based on the number of executive orders. More

The Washington Post . June 27, 2014
Jonathan Turley is quoted about regulation of anti-candidate movies by the Federal Election Commission. More

USA Today . June 25, 2014
Lawrence Cunningham is quoted from his recent book about Berkshire Hathaway and Warren Buffett. More

CNN . June 25, 2014
Jonathan Turley is interviewed about court rulings on gay marriage in Utah and cell phone searches. More

Fox News . June 25, 2014
Jonathan Turley is interviewed about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that law enforcement needs a search warrant to search cellphones. More

MSNBC . June 25, 2014
Jonathan Turley is interviewed about Speaker of the House John Boehner’s lawsuit against President Obama over use of executive power. More

The New York Times . June 25, 2014
Orin Kerr is quoted on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that the police need warrants to search the cellphones of people they arrest. More

The Washington Post . June 25, 2014
Orin Kerr is quoted about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on cellphone searches by law enforcement. More

NPR . June 25, 2014
Orin Kerr is quoted about how the U.S. Supreme Court’s cellphone search ruling is an endorsement of digital privacy. More

Businessweek . June 25, 2014
John Banzhaf is quoted about the NFL accepting a more generous concussion settlement with former players. More

The Washington Post . June 25, 2014
Daniel Gordon is quoted about competition in defense contracting. More

Kaiser Health News . June 24, 2014
Sara Rosenbaum is quoted about a bulletin issued by the Connecticut Insurance Department that may undermine existing coverage protections for autistic children. More

Chicago Sun-Times . June 22, 2014
Sara Rosenbaum is quoted about why even people who now have health insurance through the Affordable Care Act may still go to emergency rooms for non-emergency care. More

WJR-AM . June 21, 2014
John Banzhaf is interviewed about the decision to revoke the Washington Redskins’ trademark. More

The New York Times . June 21, 2014
Orin Kerr is quoted about cybercriminals hijacking the systems of third parties to launch attacks. More

The Washington Post . June 20, 2014
Jonathan Turley writes about a shift in federal power exemplified by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rescinding trademark protections for the Washington Redskins. More

The Wall Street Journal . June 20, 2014
Naomi Cahn's book Marriage Markets is reviewed. More

WTOP . June 19, 2014
John Banzhaf is interviewed about the decision to revoke the Washington Redskins’ trademark. More

The Washington Post . June 18, 2014
Orin Kerr writes about a Second Circuit ruling that adopts a Fourth Amendment right to the deletion of non-responsive computer files. More

SHF Wire . June 17, 2014
Catherine Ross is quoted about a bill that would make it illegal to advertise types of conduct that constitute sex trafficking. More

The Daily Beast . June 16, 2014
David Fontana writes about a new biography of Justice Antonin Scalia titled, Scalia: A Court of One. More

Bloomberg News . June 14, 2014
Lawrence Cunningham is quoted about Warren Buffett’s leadership at Berkshire Hathaway. More

The Washington Post . June 12, 2014
Jeffrey Rosen is mentioned for moderating a discussion about the legality of the Bergdahl exchange. More

Chicago Tribune . June 12, 2014
Jonathan Turley writes about the exchange for Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. More

CBS Radio . June 11, 2014
Jonathan Turley is interviewed about the trial of four former Blackwater security guards for killings in Iraq. More

The New York Times . June 10, 2014
Orin Kerr is quoted about the need for Congress to update the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 to account for modern issues. More

Bloomberg . June 10, 2014
Lawrence Cunningham is quoted about Warren Buffett’s leadership at Berkshire Hathaway. More

The Daily Beast . June 09, 2014
David Fontana writes about Obama’s success in winning approval for his federal judicial nominees. More

Al Jazeera . June 09, 2014
Jonathan Turley writes about conflicting public perceptions of Edward Snowden as whistleblower and traitor. More

The Hill . June 08, 2014
Robert Glicksman is quoted about the EPA’s new climate rules. More

The Washington Times . June 05, 2014
Stephen Saltzburg is quoted about a man convicted of two murders who won a legal battle against the Justice Department by acting as his own lawyer from a federal prison cell. More

Slate . June 05, 2014
David Fontana writes about the effects that different generations of Supreme Courts have had on law students. More

Forbes | CNN | The Washington Times | C-SPAN . June 05, 2014
Jonathan Turley speaks about the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. More

The Huffington Post . June 04, 2014
John Banzhaf is quoted about university students expelled for sexual assault who use lawsuits to regain their diplomas. More

CNN . June 03, 2014
Jonathan Turley is interviewed about the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan. More

The New York Times . June 03, 2014
John Banzhaf is quoted about similarities between the emerging climate change fight over power plant emissions and tobacco regulation in the 1990s. More

The Wall Street Journal . May 30, 2014
Jeffrey Rosen is quoted about how the ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling in Europe could force companies like Google and Yahoo to be “censors in chief.” More

The Huffington Post . May 30, 2014
Spencer Overton writes about the White House’s “My Brother’s Keeper” task force. More

WAMU . May 30, 2014
Sara Rosenbaum is quoted about the effects of hospital closings on poor communities. More

SFGate . May 29, 2014
Jonathan Turley is quoted about abuse of police disability funds. More

The Washington Post . May 28, 2014
Orin Kerr writes an answer to Justice Alito’s question: what makes an expectation of privacy “reasonable?” More

Bloomberg BNA . May 28, 2014
Roger Schechter is quoted about the differing views of Justices Breyer and Ginsburg on copyright infringement cases. More

Cox Media Group . May 27, 2014
Phyllis Goldfarb is interviewed about the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Florida’s IQ limit for prisoners facing the death penalty. More

The Washington Times . May 27, 2014
Jonathan Turley is quoted about federal judges’ views on laws banning same-sex marriage. More

The New York Times . May 26, 2014
Orin Kerr is quoted about a law allowing the government to read e-mail and cloud-stored data more than six months old without a search warrant. More

The Huffington Post . May 21, 2014
Alan Morrison writes about a flaw in the Freedom of Information Act. More

Reuters | BBC News | The Wall Street Journal | NPR . May 20, 2014
Jeffrey Rosen is quoted in various media outlets on the European Court of Justice’s ruling about the "right to be forgotten.” More

American Banker . May 20, 2014
Arthur Wilmarth is quoted about prosecutions of banks that are “too big to jail.” More

Politico . May 16, 2014
Orin Kerr is quoted about a U.S. District Court judge repressing a magistrate judge’s ruling in a gag order case made as part of a “magistrates’ revolt.” More

The Chronicle of Higher Education . May 12, 2014
Naomi Cahn writes about trends in marriage and family law across different demographic groups. More

The Philadelphia Inquirer . May 12, 2014
Sara Rosenbaum is quoted about the enrollment system for Medicaid. More

The Huffington Post . May 12, 2014
Orin Kerr is quoted about computer search and seizure as the new frontier of the Fourth Amendment. More

NPR . May 12, 2014
Roger Schechter is interviewed about brand names and the English language. More

WJR-AM . May 10, 2014
John Banzhaf is interviewed about efforts to get the Washington Redskins to change their name and the dangers of e-cigarettes. More

The Washington Post . May 09, 2014
Jonathan Turley is quoted about the reputation of lawyer Larry Klayman. More

Reuters . May 09, 2014
Orin Kerr is quoted about the intersection of law and technology in U.S. Supreme Court Cases. More

WTOP . May 08, 2014
Mary Cheh is quoted about a ruling by the D.C. DMV’s ticketing system. More

The Wall Street Journal . May 08, 2014
Todd Peterson’s work about Congress’ inherent contempt power is referenced in an article about ways in which the House can punish former IRS official Lois Lerner for refusing to answer questions. More

The New York Times . May 07, 2014
Jeffrey Rosen is quoted about his disagreement with an argument linking the U.S. Supreme Court’s voting rights decisions with its campaign contributions decisions. More

The Washington Post . May 07, 2014
Orin Kerr writes about law professors rebelling against legal publisher AspenLaw’s new casebook policy. More

The New York Times . May 07, 2014
Ralph Steinhardt is quoted about D.C. law firm Patton Boggs settling a dispute with Chevron in a pollution case. More

USA Today . May 06, 2014
Jonathan Turley writes about government contractors using race, sex, geography, business size, and disabled status to gain preferential treatment. More

Businessweek . May 05, 2014
Lawrence Cunningham is quoted on Warren Buffett’s public image as a stock picker. More

Bloomberg . May 05, 2014
Lawrence Cunningham is quoted about Charles Munger’s views on activist investing. More

Washington Lawyer . May 05, 2014
Jeffrey Manns is quoted about punishments for financial services firms in the wake of the Great Recession. More

The Washington Post . May 05, 2014
Ira Lupu is quoted on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling about sectarian prayer at public meetings. More

NPR . May 05, 2014
Jeffrey Rosen is interviewed about the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on prayer before public meetings. More

The Washington Post . May 05, 2014
Orin Kerr writes about finding a middle ground in the cell phone search cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. More

The New York Times . May 02, 2014
Naomi Cahn is quoted about custody laws for sperm donors. More

The Wall Street Journal . May 02, 2014
Arthur Wilmarth is quoted on potential penalties against Bank of America for a mistake in the way it tallies its capital for regulators. More

Businessweek . May 01, 2014
Daniel Gordon is quoted about a federal court order halting the import of Russian-made rocket engines after a complaint by SpaceX. More

The Washington Post . May 01, 2014
Orin Kerr writes about an Indiana Court of Appeals case in which officers waited outside of a house for 45 minutes after not receiving an answer at the front door. More

The Christian Science Monitor . May 01, 2014
Jonathan Turley is quoted about the negative possibilities of ‘stand your ground’ laws. More

CNBC . April 25, 2014
Orin Kerr is quoted on a ruling that search warrants extend to overseas e-mail accounts. More


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