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GW Law and COVID-19

20th & H

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Professor Berman Edits New Scholarship on Global Legal Pluralism

October 15, 2020
In his newly edited book, The Oxford Handbook of Global Legal Pluralism, Professor Paul Schiff Berman defines the field of global legal pluralism and helps explain how law operates in a world of multiple legal systems and authorities.
Portrait of Chidima Osuchukwu

2L Receives Morgan Lewis Foundation Diversity Scholarship

October 12, 2020
Chidima Osuchukwu, 2L, is awarded a Morgan Lewis Foundation Diversity Scholarship for 2020. This marks the second consecutive year a GW Law student has been selected as a recipient of the prestigious honor.
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“Breonna’s Life Mattered”

October 08, 2020
The Criminal Law & Policy Initiative hosted a virtual conversation on the Breonna Taylor case featuring Professors Roger A. Fairfax, Jr. and Kate Weisburd.

Beyond the Capital

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Alumnus Receives Top Honor from Food and Drug Law Institute

October 19, 2020
Jonathan S. Kahan, BA ’70, JD ’73, is a recipient of this year’s Food and Drug Law Institute Distinguished Service and Leadership Award. Earlier this year, Mr. Kahan funded the creation of a Health Law Initiative at GW Law.
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"To Restore Financial Stability, Bring Back Glass-Steagall"

October 05, 2020
Professor Emeritus Arthur E. Wilmarth, Jr. writes in The Hill that the adoption of a new Glass-Stegall Act would improve financial stability by breaking up universal banks and separating banks from securities markets.
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Alumna and Board of Trustees Chair Honored as “Winning Litigator”

October 02, 2020
Grace E. Speights, JD '82, is named among The National Law Journal’s “Winning Litigators” for 2020. Ms. Speights, a Partner at Morgan Lewis, is honored for leading the team that secured a win for PBS in a landmark case involving former host Tavis Smiley.

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Maria Soledad Sternke

Maria Soledad Sternke

JD '17

"The professors here have an open-door policy for students. Even if your goals are not necessarily in their field, they’re truly interested in helping you along your path."

Faculty In the News

"Analysis: Google Antitrust Case to Turn on How Search Engine Grew Dominant - Experts"

October 21, 2020

William E. Kovacic is quoted in Reuters about the battle DOJ is facing from a business-friendly judiciary in its case against Google.

"Why Breaking Up (Google) Is So Hard to Do"

October 20, 2020

William E. Kovacic is quoted in Politico about how the courts have historically treated the idea of the breakup of big companies.

"Opinion: Are You a Stock Investor with Time and Money? These Top Companies Want You"

October 20, 2020

Lawrence A. Cunningham writes in MarketWatch that corporations benefit from attracting quality shareholders who support long-term thinking.