About GW Law

Since enrolling its first class in 1865, The George Washington University Law School has produced some of the finest minds across the spectrum of legal scholarship. That tradition continues today, as GW Law graduates use the knowledge and skills they gain here to influence the critical legal conversations of our times.

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Learn more about the first law school in the nation's capital, and how the school continues to embody the aspirations of the nation's first president.

GW Law at a Glance
Did you know that the Law School has more than 250 elective courses including live-client clinics? Learn more about this and other basic facts about the Law School.

Students have unmatched opportunities to learn from expert faculty and distinguished visitors and to pursue internships, clerkships, and employment, all while enjoying the city's vibrant culture, nightlife and dining.

Location and Directions
The Law School is located on the main campus of The George Washington University in DC's historic Foggy Bottom neighborhood. See where we are and how to find us.

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