For the third year in a row, Professor Alberto Benitez, Director of the Immigration Clinic, is named one of the top immigration lawyers in Washington, DC, by Best Lawyers, a peer-review publication. He is the only law professor on the list.
A gift from Michael J. McKeon, JD ’96, establishes the Michael J. McKeon Professorship of Intellectual Property Law, building on GW Law's pioneering program in this area. Professor Robert Brauneis is the inaugural holder of the endowed professorship.
Soohyun Stephanie Hahn is a recipient of the Sharon and Ivan Leadership (SAIL) Scholarships from the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) Law Foundation for “outstanding professional promise and leadership potential.”
Associate Dean Alan B. Morrison writes in The Hill about the legality of an unauthorized CDC moratorium to halt or slow down evictions during the pandemic. He contends, "the rule of law should not be set aside in the interest of protecting the less fortunate amidst this crisis."
Ava J. Abramowitz, Professorial Lecturer in Law, writes for Lawfare about the demand to rethink policing. She argues, "public officials, the police and the community they serve need to focus anew on defining and measuring police-performance, both good and bad, and see where it takes everyone—together."