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


Introducing the GW Law Election Expert Hub

April 18, 2024

Your go-to source for 2024 Election insights.

GW Law’s Immigration Clinic Helps Clients from around the Globe

April 17, 2024

Dedicated George Washington University students and faculty work to assist immigrants in dire situations.

Caroline Pham, JD '11, Receives Belva Ann Lockwood Award

April 15, 2024

Commissioner Pham is an internationally recognized leader in financial services compliance and regulatory strategy and policy.

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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

"Evan Stark, who expanded definition of domestic violence, dies at 82"

The Washington Post quoted Joan Meier speaking on the legacy of Evan Stark and his incorporation of coercive control into criminal law.

"Trump hush money trial is a 'Frankenstein case' that's been 'zapped' into life: Turley"

FOX News quoted Jonathan Turley about Trump’s hush money trial in New York beginnings.

"Supreme Court Sidesteps Riot Violence in Jan. 6 Case Argument"

Bloomberg Law News quoted Paul Schiff Berman on the Supreme Court’s hearing on the Jan 6 charges and the justices split.

Channel 4 News | Steven Saltzburg - April 15, 2024

Britain’s Channel 4 News spoke to Steven Saltzburg, the Wallace and Beverley Woodbury University Professor of Law, about Donald Trump’s hush-money trial.

"It’s time to close the loophole that lets tech run wild"

The Hill quoted testimony from Mary Anne Franks said that there’s no exception to letting wild tech rule without liability for their actions.


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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