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GW Law and COVID-19

20th & H

Dean Matthew Installation

Dean Matthew Formally Installed as Greene Professor

November 25, 2020
Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew becomes the Harold H. Greene Professor of Law in a virtual ceremony with remarks by GW President Thomas J. LeBlanc; GW Provost M. Brian Blake; and David and Maria Wiegand, whose generous gift endowed the chair in memory of Judge Greene, JD '52.
Kimberle Crenshaw

Civil Rights Scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw Speaks with Dean Matthew

November 23, 2020
During the sixth annual GW Diversity Summit, Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew talks to law professor Kimberlé Crenshaw, a leading authority on race and the law, about the role of Black women in the fight for racial equality and how Professor Crenshaw envisions intersectional racial justice.
Robert Brauneis

Professor Brauneis Becomes Inaugural Holder of Endowed IP Professorship

November 19, 2020
Professor Robert Brauneis is installed as the Michael J. McKeon Professor of Intellectual Property Law, thanks to a major gift by IP attorney Michael J. McKeon, JD '96.

Beyond the Capital

Dmitry Karshtedt speaking at conference

Karshtedt and Whealan Speak at International IP Court Conference

November 18, 2020
Associate Dean John Whealan and Associate Professor Dmitry Karshtedt joined IP judges, practitioners, and academics from around the globe as panelists at the 2020 International IP Court Conference, organized and hosted by the Patent Court of Korea.
White House

"Stop The Obstruction and Authorize the Transition"

November 12, 2020
Professor Steven L. Schooner writes in Government Executive that GSA's failure to "ascertain" the winner of the presidential election and its refusal to authorize the transition could have real consequences in combating the spiking coronavirus, a reeling economy, and national security risks.
Catherine Ross

Discussion of "The Trial of the Chicago 7: Myth and Modern Lessons"

November 11, 2020
Professor Catherine J. Ross moderates a conversation with lawyer Danny Greenberg, co-editor of the book "The Trial of the Chicago 7," republished in 2020 to coincide with the release of Aaron Sorkin's Netflix film of the same title.

Study Law Where Law Is Made


Maria Soledad Sternke

Maria Soledad Sternke

JD '17

"The professors here have an open-door policy for students. Even if your goals are not necessarily in their field, they’re truly interested in helping you along your path."

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Faculty In the News

"Is Google Too Powerful? How A New Era Of Regulation Could Change Big Tech"

November 25, 2020
William E. Kovacic discussed on WFAE-FM (Charlotte, NC) whether the DOJ antitrust lawsuit against Google may usher in a new era of regulation.

"Can Children Be Persuaded to Love a Parent They Hate?"

November 24, 2020

Joan S. Meier is quoted in The Atlantic about how many parents charge parental alienation as a cover for physical or sexual abuse.

"Democrats Can Use the Lame Duck Session to Start Critical Initiatives"

November 23, 2020
Alan B. Morrison writes in The Hill that Democrats should insist on a stimulus package and a fix for the ACA during the lame duck session.