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


Student Leaders Reflect on Black History Month

February 23, 2024

As we enter the final week of Black History Month, GW Law is pleased to present the reflections of the incredible members of our GW Law community.

Free Speech or Hate Speech?

February 21, 2024

Our First Amendment experts discussed where to draw the line on GW's campus.

FERC Appoints Andrew Satten, JD '11, as Chief Administrative Law Judge

February 20, 2024

At GW Law Satten served as Senior Managing Editor of the Journal of Energy and Environmental Law.

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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


Student Organizations



Faculty in the News

"Accidents, Lax Rules and Abortion Laws Now Imperil Fertility Industry"

The New York Times quoted Sonia Suter discussing what happens and legal strategies when things go wrong during IVF.

"Opportunities in federal procurement law"

Federal News Network’s “Off the Shelf’’ spoke to Jessica Tillipman on analysis on a series of procurement issues.

"Why Former President Trump Is Facing Multi-Million Dollar Damages"

Fox News Radio spoke with Jonathan Turley on Trump’s NY fraud case and damages.

"N.Y.'s crusading attorney general tackles big targets: Trump, Cuomo and now the NRA"

NPR quoted Jonathan Turley agreed  that NY attorney general acted inappropriately after winning Trump’s NY fraud case.

"Green Product Makers Struggle to Sell to US City and State Governments"

Bloomberg quoted Steven Schooner who emphasizes the importance of “every little thing” to make changes and the tyranny of of low prices.


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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