20th & H

Anastasia Foley, The Hon. Matthew Fader, The Hon. Jimmie Reyna, The Hon. Florence Pan, and Lauren Arquette

73rd Annual Van Vleck Competition Recap

January 27, 2023
Yesterday, was the final round of the 73rd annual Van Vleck Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition. We were joined by The Hon. Jimmie Reyna, The Hon. Florence Pan, and The Hon. Matthew Fader.
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Meet the 2023 Van Vleck Constitutional Law Moot Court Finalists

January 17, 2023
This year’s competition is the first time in our recorded history that all eight semi-finalists were female. Emerging from those semi-finals is a classic battle between 2Ls and 3Ls.
Christina Morgan posing with her graduation robe on

The 2022 Grodsky Environmental Scholarship Prize Winner

December 21, 2022
The Jamie A. Grodsky Environmental Scholarship Prize recognizes an exceptional environmental law paper written by a GW Law student.

Beyond the Capital

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GW Law's Richard Pierce's Essays Highlighted by The Regulatory Review

January 25, 2023
Professor Pierce's Essays "Vaccine Mandates and Roads Not Taken," "Important Changes at the Intersection of Antitrust and Administrative Law," and "Is Chevron Deference Still Alive?" were highlighted as their top regulatory essays of 2022.
Associate Dean Sophia Sim in the middle with a group of people standing on either side pointing at Sophia's award.

GW Law Honored with Two Awards at 2023 AALS Conference

January 23, 2023
The AALS is a nonprofit association whose mission is to uphold and advance excellence in legal education.
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"The Inflation Reduction Act represents an encouraging legislative effort to mitigate the broad array of negative health consequences that result from climate change"

January 19, 2023
In his recent op-ed for The Hill, Professor Robert L. Glicksman details how recent climate legislation protects the environment and public health.

Study Law Where Law Is Made


Maria Soledad Sternke

Estefania Palacios

Class of 2023

"I’m following my passion and exploring the field of public interest. This semester, I am interning at the Department of Justice in the civil rights division with the immigrant and employment rights section, where I am able to help attorneys and assist them in trial and policy work. This is the work I want to pursue after graduation."

Faculty In the News

"Could the Alaska Government Be on the Hook for Climate Refugees?"

January 23, 2023
Randall Abate was quoted by Hakai Magazine about a proposed legal strategy that could offer a way for those who’ve lost their land to climate change to be compensated.

"Supreme Court Leak: Conservatives React to Court's Inability to Find Leaker in Historic Abortion Ruling"

January 19, 2023
Jonathan Turley was quoted by Fox News about the new report that  U.S. Supreme Court has been unable to identify the individual who leaked a draft opinion to Politico.

"Biden Lawyer Who Discovered First Set of Classified Documents Spoke with Federal Investigators"

January 17, 2023
Jonathan Turley was quoted by The New York Post about President Joe Biden enlisting personal lawyers to search for additional classified documents.

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