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Three JAG judges stand behind the bench, with four GW Law students standing in front for a group photo.

Students Participate in Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals Case

February 21, 2020
GW Law students submit amicus briefs for a case heard by the Air Force appeals court. Alice Lee, 3L, and Joseph Grossman, 2L, presented oral arguments and responded to questions from the judges.
Dayna Bowen Matthew

GW Names New Law Dean

February 19, 2020
University of Virginia law Professor Dayna Bowen Matthew brings more than 30 years of legal and academic experience and a passion for public service and equity.
Portrait of Christine Wais

Christine Wais Appointed Assistant Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

February 04, 2020
Ms. Wais has a strong background in major and principal giving, pipeline development, annual giving, and donor stewardship in higher education.

Beyond the Capital

Portrait of Professor Jeremy Bearer-Friend

Listen Now: 2020 Election, Taxes, and Socioeconomic Justice

February 14, 2020
Professor Jeremy Bearer-Friend gives his expert perspective on the future of US tax policy for the CAP•impact podcast. "In order to fix the problem, it's not just changing the tax code. It's changing our political system."
Portrait of Spencer A. Overton, Christopher A. Bracey, and Alfreda Robinson

Overton, Bracey, and Robinson Recognized by Lawyers of Color

February 12, 2020
Professor Overton, Dean Bracey, and Associate Dean Robinson were named to the 2020 Power List by Lawyers of Color. The list honors the most influential minority attorneys and allies in the nation.
Portrait of Megan Elman

Fighting For Families: A Q & A With Alumna Megan Elman

February 10, 2020
Ms. Elman worked in the Immigration Clinic during her time as a student. Now, she defends clients in immigration court as an Immigrant Justice Fellow. "I am drawn to immigration law because it's all about family and community."

Study Law Where Law Is Made


Meredith Lapp

Meredith Lapp

JD '18​​​​​​

""One summer, I worked with another law student from the Midwest who had to cram the great experience of working in DC into just a few short weeks. But because I was here in DC, I could continue working at my externship during the school year. This lead eventually to a job offer.""​

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Faculty In the News

"Does Data Need A Minder? Senate Bill Would Create One"

February 20, 2020

Francesca Bignami is quoted by MediaPost on a new bill that would create a federal agency to protect citizens' information from Big Tech.

"Roger Stone Case Raises the Question Should Attorney General Barr Resign?"

February 20, 2020
Jonathan Turley appeared on NPR's "Morning Edition" to discuss the DOJ-Trump tweet controversy over Roger Stone's sentencing.

"Trump Wave of Clemency a Stark Reminder of His Power to Pardon"

February 20, 2020

Jonathan Turley is quoted by the Financial Times on President Trump's recent pardon of 11 individuals.