Faculty

GW Law faculty members are scholars and practitioners with strong reputations in the legal community.

Our faculty members are among the most cited law faculty in the nation, appearing in print, online, and on-air, in world-renowned media outlets. But first and foremost, each faculty member is devoted to teaching.


Faculty News

Professor Peter Meyers Wins Dateline Award for Washington Lawyer Commentary

July 12, 2024

His article, “Take a Chance? Releasing D.C. Prisoners Under the Second Look Amendment Act,” won best in criticism among newsletter and trade publications.

Marty Adelman’s Contributions Celebrated with Honorary Fellowship Award

July 3, 2024

A patent-law expert, Adelman has lectured in more than 40 countries and testified in more than 190 patent infringement cases.

DC Introduces Animal in Housing Act Amendment written by Professor Schaffner and GW Law Animal Welfare Project

June 14, 2024

The bill is designed to provide accessible and affordable housing for individuals and families with companion animals and more.


In the News

“The Supreme Court Is Gaslighting Us All"

The New York Times quoted Mary Anne Franks on the Supreme Court’s distance from the impacts of its decisions on the American People.

"Louisiana Wants the Ten Commandments in College Classrooms, Too"

Inside Higher Ed quoted Ira C. Lupu on what the context of the argument of separation of church v state will rely on.

"The Pending Kroger–Albertsons Merger Could Fundamentally Change How Americans Grocery Shop"

Slate quoted William Kovacic on the political outcomes of the Kroger-Albertsons Merger affecting the cost of voter’s groceries.

Scholarly Work

Our faculty are leading scholars and practitioners—experts whose experience and passion for teaching shape the study and practice of law. Learn more about publications and other work written by our faculty.

Daniel J. Solove
Breached!: Why Data Security Law Fails and How to Improve It

Rosa Celorio
Women and International Human Rights in Modern Times: A Contemporary Casebook 

Dayna Bowen Matthew
Just Health: Treating Structural Racism to Heal America

Catherine J. Ross
A Right to Lie? Presidents, Other Liars, and the First Amendment

Additional Faculty Scholarship News

Faculty Books