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

Arturo Carillo

A More Perfect Internet: Promoting Digital Civility and Combating Cyber-Violence

Watch Professor Arturo J. Carrillo's discussion at Harvard Law School on negative online behavior and cyber-violence.

Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

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

Upcoming Faculty Events


In the News

"What Would It Legally Take for Congress to Impeach Trump?"

May 23, 2017

Jeffrey Rosen is quoted in The Dallas Morning News about how the firing of FBI Director James Comey raises constitutional questions.

"Michael Flynn: Why Pleading the Fifth Amendment Might Not Save Him and Others in the Trump-Russia Investigation"

May 22, 2017

Orin S. Kerr is quoted in Newsweek about former national security adviser Michael Flynn's attempt to claim his Fifth Amendment rights.

"Has Congress Become Trump's Rubber Stamp?"

May 20, 2017

Neil H. Buchanan writes in Newsweek about the Republicans' farcical effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act.