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


Amicus Brief in United States v. Rahimi Supreme Court Case

September 27, 2023

Professor Mary Anne Franks is among the legal scholars who filed an amicus brief on the Second Amendment case.

At the U.S. Supreme Court, Gun Rights, Gerrymandering, Administrative Power and Social Media are on the Docket

September 25, 2023

A panel of GW Law faculty experts and guests discussed the fall term’s cases.

A Database from GW Law Informs Users on Litigation Relating to AI

September 21, 2023

The shifting legal landscape surrounding artificial intelligence is commanding attention, says Professor Robert Brauneis.

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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

"Judiciary will operate if government shuts down as GOP seeks to halt Trump trials"

Washington Examiner quoted Aram Gavoor, discussing the importance of the judiciary remaining open during a government shutdown.

"Is impeachment the new normal?"

Scripps News quoted Alan Morrison explaining the legalities of the impeachment process and its changes throughout history.

Bloomberg Radio, Sept. 18, 2023 | William Kovacic

Bloomberg Radio aired an interview with William Kovacic on Google’s antitrust and monopoly trial.

"Google's Power And The Biggest Tech Monopoly Trial In 25 Years"

WAMU-FM’s “1A’’ spoke to William Kovacic to break down Google’s antitrust and monopoly case.

Jeffrey Rosen on Constitution Day 2023

C-SPAN featured Professor of Law, Jeffrey Rosen, to discuss the importance and impact of the Constitution and constitutional issues in the news.


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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