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GW Law and COVID-19

20th & H

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Professor Weisburd’s Article Recognized by AALS

January 14, 2021
Professor Kate Weisburd receives honorable mention for her forthcoming law review article, “Punitive Surveillance,” in the Association of American Law Schools Section on Criminal Justice Junior Scholars Paper Competition for 2021.
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Professor Solove Publishes New Children’s Book and Completes ALI Project on Privacy

December 22, 2020
Professor Daniel J. Solove has published The Eyemonger, a new children's book that discusses privacy in a way children can understand. In addition, he served as Co-Reporter on ALI's Principles of the Law, Data Privacy, the organization's first deep dive into information privacy law.
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Professor Saltzburg Honored by American Bar Foundation

December 21, 2020
In recognition of his longstanding advocacy for civil rights, civil liberties, human rights, and criminal justice reform, Professor Stephen A. Saltzburg is the recipient of the 2021 American Bar Foundation Fellows Outstanding Service Award.

Beyond the Capital

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"The Trump Administration’s Flawed Decision on Coronavirus Vaccine Injury Compensation: Recommendations for Changes"

January 06, 2021
Professor Emeritus Peter H. Meyers writes in the Journal of Law and the Biosciences that the current coronavirus vaccine injury compensation program needs to be reformed or overhauled in favor of a more fair alternative that will encourage Americans to take the vaccine.
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"The New Law of Gender Nonconformity"

January 04, 2021
Professor Naomi Schoenbaum joins the Minnesota Law Review podcast "Experto Crede" to discuss her forthcoming article, "The New Law of Gender Nonconformity," which explores the history and future of transgender discrimination in the law.
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"Why It Would Be a Huge Mistake to Allow Big Tech Firms to Acquire Banks"

December 07, 2020
Professor Emeritus Arthur E. Wilmarth, Jr. writes in Fortune how we risk an end to the historical separation of banking and commerce if federal regulators succeed in their efforts to "bankify" the economy and bring about mergers between Big Tech companies and big banks.

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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."

Faculty In the News

"Supreme Court Asked to Step in Amid Patent Claims Losing Streak"

January 15, 2021

Dmitry Karshtedt is quoted in Bloomberg Law about how companies often lose in the Federal Circuit when they sue on genus claims.

"Trump Struggles to Find Lawyers as Impeachment Trial Nears"

January 14, 2021
Jonathan Turley is quoted in Bloomberg Law about some lawyers refusing to defend Trump due to pressure being applied by interest groups.

"Trump's Post-Presidential Impeachment Punishment May End Up Before the Supreme Court"

January 14, 2021

Jonathan Turley writes in USA Today that Trump's second impeachment proceeded without any deliberation of the traditional process.