GW Law Exists to Make an Impact on the Law and the World

Today, GW Law prepares students with the theoretical and practical knowledge to view the law in an increasingly global context. With an extensive curriculum, a faculty of well-respected scholars and practitioners, high-quality externship opportunities in the nation’s capital, robust mentorship programs, and an emphasis on professionalism and career development, we assist students in exploring the law in depth and finding their own place within it.

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Our Impact


Four GW Law Students Awarded Peggy Browning Fellowships

May 20, 2024

The mission of the Peggy Browning Fund is to educate and inspire the next generation of advocates for workplace justice.

Professor Dickinson Hosts Big Data and Armed Conflict Panel Discussion

May 17, 2024

A GW Law panel led by Professor Dickinson discussed her new book on big data in armed conflict, examining legal challenges with scholars Corn and Ni Aolain.

GW Law’s Cori Alonso-Yoder Wins the Dukeminier Awards Michael Cunningham Prize

May 13, 2024

Alonso-Yoder’s is one of five articles published in the 2022 scholarship Volume 22 to be recognized with a prestigious Dukeminier Award.

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Degree Programs

GW Law offers a range of degrees designed to equip students with the legal knowledge they need to make a difference in the world. We encourage you to explore our degree programs and consider the quality of education provided at the George Washington University Law School.

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"The GW Law community is overwhelmingly supportive. My law school experience is significantly better with the advice, guidance, and support of my GW Law family. So don’t be afraid to ask others for help, including me. Networking is the vehicle that drives professional success, especially in DC. It is critical to find people who are willing to invest in you."

Leila M. Diallo
Class of 2023


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GW Law by the Numbers



Total First-Year Applications


Countries Represented


Practice Areas Offered

2.5 Miles

From the Supreme Court of the United States


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Faculty in the News

"The Battle Over Free Speech on Campus"

The National Constitution Center’s "We the People" podcast featured Jeffrey Rosen, professor of law, in the segment "The Battle Over Free Speech on Campus."

"Mortgage Brokers Sent People’s Estimated Credit, Address, and Veteran Status to Facebook"

USA Today quoted Alicia Solow-Niederman speaking about the data sharing found is “‘at minimum’ legally dubious.”

"Louisiana's congressional map is legal for now, Supreme Court rules"

WBUR-FM’s "Here & Now" spoke to Spencer Overton about why the Supreme Court ruled that a map that draws a second majority congressional district in Louisiana can be used in 2024.

"As sea levels rise, DeSantis signs bill deleting climate change mentions from Florida state law"

CNN quoted Emily Hammond’s take on Florida’s stance on climate mitigation policy.


Current Students

Attending GW Law is about more than receiving a law degree. It’s about the activities you’ll get involved with, the traditions you’ll partake in, the people you’ll meet, and the memories you’ll make. 


A dynamic combination of support and career development from the start of each student’s legal education sets the GW Law experience apart from all others.

Alumni & Giving

GW Law alumni forge lasting relationships with one another—as well as with faculty and staff—that enrich their lives and careers and present unique experiences. 


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