President Donald J. Trump nominated Judge Kavanaugh this week to fill Justice Anthony M. Kennedy's seat on the Supreme Court. GW Law's faculty members shared their thoughts on the nomination and what it suggests about the future of the Court.
The National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America honored Blake D. Morant for his contributions to both his profession and Scouting. "Scouting opened many doors for me and continues to provide outstanding opportunities for diverse youth in the region," he said.
Before Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his upcoming retirement, the Court issued decisions on several significant cases that could have impacts on public unions, immigration, and how courts consider First Amendment protections.
"One of my first weeks at GW Law, I heard Justice Ginsburg speak on campus for Constitution Day. My 3L year, Justice Alito judged the Van Vleck Moot Court Competition, and I got to meet him. It's easy to have that kind of access and ease here."
Amy Pearlman, JD '17
"I think we all realize that 10-15 years from now, we’ll be partners in the same legal community and we’ll rely on each other. That sense of collegiality really starts here."
Caleb Raymond, 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."
Maria Soledad Sternke, JD '17
"As evening students, we get a lot of resources from the administration. They’re cognizant of our concerns and flexible in helping us keep good relationships with our employers but still focus on our school work."
Patrick Eagan-Van Meter, JD '17