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.

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In the Spotlight

Karen Thornton

Karen Da Ponte Thornton

Incoming Director of the Government Procurement Law Program
Associate Professor of Research and Writing

"There is something undeniably special about GW Law's community and within that, the Government Procurement Law community is one of the most well-established and generous in its mentorship and support of current students and alumni. I'm very excited to champion this program."



Faculty Headlines

David Fontana

Professor Fontana's Version of a Grand Relocation

Professor David Fontana is featured in Washingtonian magazine and spoke about decentralization and the possibility of relocating the government out of the Washington, D.C., area.

Cellphone Privacy Rights

A Supreme Court Case May Affect Your Cellphone Privacy Rights

Professor Orin S. Kerr weighs in on the significance of "Carpenter v. United States," and why the public needs to start following the case.

Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

Professor Naomi Cahn's New Book on Family Structure and Elder Care

Upcoming Faculty Events

In the News

"Fact Check: Trump's Confusing Remarks To Senate Republicans On Health Care"

July 20, 2017

Sara Rosenbaum is quoted by NPR about the majority of growth in Medicaid spending.

"Idaho Scales Up Non-Compete Rules as Others Back Away (Audio)"

July 19, 2017

Michael Selmi speaks to June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law" about non-compete agreements.

"No Third Trial for Ex-Officer Who Killed Cincinnati Driver"

July 18, 2017

Cynthia Lee is quoted in The New York Times about a case that involved a shooting of an unarmed black man.