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20th & H

Portrait of Laura Cahier and Portrait of Aaron Aber

Grodsky Prize Recognizes Exceptional Environmental Law Scholarship

June 16, 2021
Laura Cahier, LLM ’21, and Aaron Aber, JD ’20, have been awarded the Jamie Grodsky Prize for Environmental Law Scholarship for their innovative research and scholarship. The 2020 and 2021 Grodsky Prize winners were both celebrated this year at a virtual ceremony in April.
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GW Law Names New Senior Associate Dean

June 01, 2021
Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew announces the appointment of Professor Michael B. Abramowicz as Jeffrey and Martha Kohn Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, effective June 1, 2021.
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Rising 3L Makes GW Law History

May 24, 2021
For the first time in GW Law history, The George Washington Law Review will be led by an Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) student. Soohyun Stephanie Hahn, the first AAPI to hold the position, will serve as Editor-in-Chief for Volume 90.

Beyond the Capital

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"Let’s Not Toss Out the Bar Exam Just Yet"

June 10, 2021
Professor Roger E. Schechter writes in a Bloomberg Law Insight that the bar exam, however problematic, continues to do its job as a gatekeeper to the legal profession and is the best tool available to ensure practicing lawyers have the necessary analytical skills.
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Celorio Chosen for American Society of International Law Leadership Role

June 08, 2021
Rosa Celorio, Associate Dean for International and Comparative Legal Studies and Burnett Family Professorial Lecturer in International and Comparative Law and Policy, is appointed to serve as Chair of ASIL's Membership Committee and Next Generation Initiative.
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"Black People are the Ones Most Impacted by the Justice System. Shouldn’t They Have a Part in Fixing It?"

June 04, 2021

Professorial Lecturer in Law Patrice A. Sulton, founder and executive director of DC Justice Lab, discussed with The Washington Post how more Black voices need to be heard in the District's efforts at reforming the city’s criminal justice system.

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Faculty In the News

"Opinion: Why a Crash in Meme Stocks AMC and GameStop Looks More Likely Now"

June 16, 2021

Lawrence A. Cunningham writes in MarketWatch that research suggests insider sales of meme stocks could signal a crash in their share price.

"One of Big Tech’s Biggest Critics Is Now Its Regulator"

June 16, 2021

William E. Kovacic is quoted in The New York Times about how the bold vision of new FTC Chair Lina Khan may transform the agency.

"As Philly Tops Two Dozen Exonerations, City May Face Tens of Millions in Civil Liability"

June 13, 2021
Jeffrey S. Gutman is quoted in The Philadelphia Inquirer about the cost of wrongful convictions and the courts' role in compensating exonerees.