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Portrait of Jeremy Bearer-Friend

Professor Bearer-Friend Receives Fulbright Award

April 16, 2021
Professor Jeremy Bearer-Friend is the recipient of a Fulbright Award to the United Kingdom, where he will research poll taxes at the National Library of Scotland in the spring of 2022.
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SBA Resolution Denounces Anti-AAPI Violence

April 08, 2021
The GW Law Student Bar Association issues a joint resolution condemning all forms of violence against Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in the United States.
Laurie Kohn speaking

Professor Kohn Selected to Lead Clinics

April 07, 2021
Laurie S. Kohn, Associate Professor of Clinical Law and Director of the Family Justice Litigation Clinic, is appointed as the Jacob Burns Foundation Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs.

Beyond the Capital

Roger Fairfax

Professor Fairfax Named Dean of American University Washington College of Law

April 14, 2021
Professor Roger A. Fairfax, Jr. has been named the next dean of American University Washington College of Law. He will begin his term as dean July 1.
Portrait of John Yang

Alumnus Honored by American Bar Association

March 29, 2021
John C. Yang, JD '92, is a 2021 recipient of the Spirit of Excellence Award from the ABA Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession for his accomplishments in promoting a more racially and ethnically diverse legal profession and supporting others within their legal careers.
Senate chamber

"Why the Talking Filibuster Won’t Solve Democrats’ Problems"

March 24, 2021
Professor Jonathan R. Siegel writes in Slate that bringing back the "talking filibuster" will not help Senate Democrats move forward their legislative priorities, but will instead impose more costs on the majority than the minority senators.

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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."

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Faculty In the News

"What's the Difference Between the Wright and Babbitt Shootings?"

April 15, 2021
Jonathan Turley writes in USA Today about the political and legal concerns surrounding charging decisions made in two lethal police shootings.

"Opinion: Long-Tenured CEOs Can Take a Business from Good to Great — and These Companies Have Them"

April 14, 2021
Lawrence A. Cunningham writes in MarketWatch that companies with the longest tenured CEOs also tend to attract the best shareholders.

"When It’s Up to the Cops if You Get Your Visa"

April 14, 2021
Paulina N. Vera is quoted in Slate about how immigrant victims of crime have limited options when local agencies violate state laws on U visas.