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


Conquering Peaks, Defying Odds: Saul Luciano Lliuya, “The Hero of the Andes”

April 22, 2024

GW Law students Fiorella Valladares and Maria LeLourec traveled to Peru to meet a climate justice activist whose case could set an important precedent.

George Washington University Hosts Environmental Law Symposium with Keynote and Panels Devoted to Hope

April 19, 2024

GW Law student James Crisafulli won the Grodsky Prize for the year’s best paper on environmental law.

Introducing the GW Law Election Expert Hub

April 18, 2024

Your go-to source for 2024 Election insights.

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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

"What happens if Trump gets convicted ahead of November?"

The Hill quoted Stephen Saltzburg on what this trial will do to Trump’s popularity, trails and presidential campaign.

"Alvin Bragg Has 'Troubling' Position in Donald Trump Trial—Legal Analyst"

Newsweek quoted Jonathan Turley on Trump’s Hush Money trial.

"Legal experts: Democrats would have a strong case against Ohio law that could keeps Biden off November ballot"

Cleveland.com quoted Paul Schiff Berman discussing the difference on each state’s and each state’s court for ballot rules.

"Jonathan Turley: 'This is a partisan prosecution'"

Fox News Channel featured Jonathan Turley.

"Jury seated in Trump trial"

Nexstar Media Group quoted Stephen Saltzburg discussing the difficulty but importance of finding an impartial jury for the Trump Hush Money Trial.


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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