William P. Barr, JD ’77, was confirmed Thursday, February 14, 2019, as the U.S. Attorney General. “Mr. Barr is a man of great accomplishment and integrity, and our justice system and nation will benefit immeasurably from his service," said Dean Blake D. Morant.
Dean Blake D. Morant writes in Forbes about the recent contentious events in Virginia. "These explosive revelations must become catalysts for more focused discussion and hopeful action on the conundrum of race in our society."
Brandon Karam, JD '10, and Jessica Karam Oley are co-founders of Pristine Cleansing Sprays, a company which produces eco-friendly toilet paper spray. Together they made a $50,000 deal with Lori Greiner on ABC's Shark Tank.
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"It's particularly helpful to have such accomplished female professors. I felt they understood that in a profession historically dominated by men, mine would be a different journey." - Jasmine Smith,
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"The professors of GW in NY teach us about whatever they did that day. This real-world experience in the business field, for an entire semester—GW is the only law school offering that." - Nicolas Sabet, JD '18
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"I've met the movers and shakers at GW, including numerous players shifting the paradigm in Silicon Valley. They've been so down-to-earth and have offered me rare industry insights and career advice. I'm very lucky to be at law school here." - Laila Ghauri, JD '18
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"One summer, I worked with another law student from the Midwest who had to cram the great experience of working in D.C. into a few weeks. But because I'm here in D.C., I could continue working at my externship during the school year. This led to a job offer." - Meredith Lapp
Lawrence A. Cunningham, Founding Faculty Director of GWNY, is cited extensively in a major contracts law opinion by the Tennessee Supreme Court. The case examines contract interpretation law, which Cunningham has portrayed as "untidy but pragmatic." The court seemed to agree, in a case that’s been widely followed throughout the national business community. "This kind of dispute arises between businesses every day, and getting clarity around how to resolve it will add enormous value."
January 18, 2019
William E.Kovacic, Global Competition Professor of Law and Policy; Director, Competition Law Center, testified at a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust Law. The hearing examined antitrust and corporate competition laws and the enforcement differences between the U.S. and the European Union. The hearing was called in response to fines leveled against major U.S. technology companies by the EU. “The U.S. relationship with the European Union is uniquely significant. It’s the most important bilateral relationship that the United States has in this field,” he said.
December 19, 2018
Professor Jonathan R. Siegel filed an amicus brief that helped result in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversing and remanding a judgment of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Beberman v. United States. "It was gratifying to be able to help a real plaintiff overcome an artificial and unjust barrier," he said.
November 1, 2018
Susan R. Jones, Professor of Clinical Law, has been elected to the American Law Institute, the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and improve the law.
October 24, 2018