Faculty

Faculty & Scholarship

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.

Our faculty members are respected scholars and authors of leading casebooks and works for general readership alike. Many remain involved in practice, whether arguing cases before the Supreme Court or serving as counsel to foreign governments.  With years of experience at the bar and on the bench, our professors bring valuable insight to the classroom, affecting the life and education of each student as they influence and inform national and international legal opinion.

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In the Spotlight

Christopher Yukins

In both cases [before the U.S. Congress and EU Parliament], I testified on procurement and trade. What was striking was that the same topics are now relevant on both sides of the Atlantic—an important reminder that legal issues, and our programs at the law school, are becoming more 'international' every day."

Christopher R. Yukins

Lynn David Research Professor in Government Procurement Law


Read more about Professor Yukins' Testimony


Faculty Headlines

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Committed to Service

The university honored Professor Miriam Galston with the Oscar and Shoshana Trachtenberg Prize for Service.

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Elizabeth Ewert Appointed Associate Dean of Students

Ms. Ewert will leverage her years of experience to provide students with academic, co-curricular, and personal assistance.

Professor Christopher R. Yukins

Providing Expertise At Home and Abroad

One GW Law Professor has now testified before both the U.S. Congress and EU Parliament on issues of procurement and trade.

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Adjunct Professor Kuyomars "Q" Golparvar Wins "Spark a Life" Award

Mr. Golparvar also recently began work as an immigration judge at the EOIR.

In the News

"SCOTUS Short-Lister Watford Praised by Both Sides"

August 24, 2016

Bloomberg BNA mentions comments by Orin S. Kerr about potential Supreme Court nominee Judge Paul J. Watford.

"Does the Fourth Amendment Allow Arrest Warrants for Civil Offenses?"

August 24, 2016

Orin S. Kerr writes in the Washington Post about whether a judge can issue an order to arrest someone for violating a civil offense.