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.
Attend a Lecture by Dean Morant
Wednesday, January 28 | The Student Bar Association cordially invites students, faculty, and staff to attend an afternoon lecture with Dean Blake D. Morant. Dean Morant will speak about "Thomas More's Dilemma of Conscience: Understanding the Conflict Between Personal Beliefs and Professional Expectations," and a reception will follow. | 4 pm, Lerner 201.
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Alumna Named Dean of Maine Law
The University of Maine School of Law has announced the selection of Danielle Conway, LLM '96, as its next Dean. A scholar with more than one connection to GW Law, Ms. Conway also served as the E.K. Gubin Visiting Professor of Government Contract Law in the 2007-2008 academic year. She will be the school's seventh Dean and the first African-American to hold the post when she arrives on July 1, 2015.
January 21, 2015 . Read more
Same-Sex Marriage Rulings "Indefensible"
Last Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear four cases about whether the Constitution allows same-sex couples to marry or whether states are free to limit marriage as being only between a man and a woman. Earlier in the week, Alan Morrison, Lerner Family Associate Dean for Public Interest and Public Service Law wrote an article in The Huffington Post attacking the Appeals Court opinion on the cases, which upheld same-sex marriage bans in four states.
January 20, 2015 . Read more
Alumnae Named "Most Influential Washington Women Under 35"
National Journal has named three GW Law alumnae to its list of "The 25 Most Influential Women in Washington Under 35." Ayesha Khanna, JD '04, a Counsel and Policy Adviser to Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid; Anne MacMillan, JD '10, Deputy Chief of Staff at the Agriculture Department; and Racquel Russell, JD '03, Deputy Assistant to the President, Urban Affairs and Economic Mobility, are recognized for their accomplishments.
January 13, 2015 . Read more
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Faculty in the News
The Wall Street Journal . January 25, 2015
Lawrence Cunningham writes about effective corporate culture and leadership. More
The Baltimore Sun . January 24, 2015
Robert Tuttle is quoted about a church property lawsuit and the neutral principles doctrine More
Wired . January 20, 2015
Orin Kerr is quoted about the White House's proposed changes to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. More
The Huffington Post . January 20, 2015
Orin Kerr is quoted about President Obama's proposed changes to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. More
Vox . January 17, 2015
Jeffrey Rosen is quoted about the Lochner period of judicial activism on the U.S. Supreme Court. More
U.S. News & World Report . January 15, 2015
Jonathan Turley is quoted about legislation in South Carolina and Texas that would punish public officials who recognize same-sex marriages. More
The Washington Post . January 15, 2015
Naomi Cahn is quoted about the inheritance of a man accused of killing his father. More
Al Jazeera . January 14, 2015
Jonathan Turley is quoted about French policies on free speech. More
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