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20th & H

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GW Law Celebrates Commencement 2022

May 16, 2022
The 155th Commencement of the George Washington University Law School was held on Sunday, May 15, 2022.
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Law School Hires Four New Faculty Members

May 10, 2022
Four accomplished legal scholars and professors join the George Washington University Law School faculty, bringing expertise in a wide range of topics to campus, along with other valuable experiences that will enhance GW Law's community for years to come.
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GW Hosts D.C. Mayoral and Attorney General Forums

May 02, 2022
Candidates for both elected offices addressed crime, housing and education in inaugural forums presented by GW and the League of Women Voters and moderated by Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew.

Beyond the Capital

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GW National Security, Cybersecurity, and Foreign Relations Law Program Courses at Fort Belvoir Starting Fall 2022

May 23, 2022
Under the leadership of Associate Dean Lisa M. Schenck, the Law School is undertaking this effort to strengthen the program’s ties to the military and intelligence communities and make it easier for their exceptionally qualified attorneys to earn specialized Master of Laws degrees.
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Two GW Law Professors Cited in Opinion by Justice Kagan

May 19, 2022
Scholarly works by Jonathan R. Siegel and Stephen Saltzburg address habeas corpus.
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Dozens of Alumni, Professors Named among Washingtonian’s Most Influential Policymakers

May 12, 2022
Professor William Kovacic is celebrated for his work in antitrust issues.

Study Law Where Law Is Made


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Estefania Palacios

Class of 2023

"I’m following my passion and exploring the field of public interest. This semester, I am interning at the Department of Justice in the civil rights division with the immigrant and employment rights section, where I am able to help attorneys and assist them in trial and policy work. This is the work I want to pursue after graduation."

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Faculty In the News

"Judge Who Delivered First Acquittals in the January 6 Prosecutions is Set to Oversee Another Trial"

May 24, 2022

Catherine J. Ross was quoted by CBS News regarding the bench trial of a Jan. 6 protestor and his son.

"Who are the Extremists? Democrats Refuse to Say if They'd Put any Limits on Abortion"

May 23, 2022

Jonathan Turley wrote for USA Today regarding legal limitations on access to abortion.

"How the Sussmann Trial Revealed Hillary Clinton’s Role in the Alfa Bank Scandal"

May 21, 2022

Jonathan Turley wrote for The Hill regarding the trial of former Clinton campaign attorney Michael Sussmann.