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GW Law Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew Honored with National Health Law Teaching Award

June 10, 2022
In recognition of her excellence in health law scholarship and teaching, Dayna Bowen Matthew, the Dean and Harold H. Greene Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School, was named the 2022 recipient of the prestigious Jay Healey Teaching Award.

GW Law Honors Vanita Gupta with Charles R. Richey Equal Justice Award

April 13, 2022
GW Law is bestowing the 2022 Honorable Charles R. Richey Equal Justice Award on Vanita Gupta, Associate Attorney General of the United States.

Documentary Screening, Expert Panel to Launch Truth & Equity: DC

April 05, 2022
On Wednesday, April 20th, an evening of truth-telling, a new documentary screening, and an expert panel discussion will launch Truth & Equity: Washington, DC, a Center for Community Resilience (CCR) initiative at George Washington University to address systems-driven racial inequity with community-driven solutions in the nation’s capital.

The George Washington University Law School Announces Major New Initiative for Animal Law

March 21, 2022
GW Law, in partnership with the Animal Legal Defense Fund, will develop innovative animal legal education initiatives through scholarship, curriculum development, improved access, and policy.

GW Law Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew to Give Keynote at 2022 Health Law Symposium

March 15, 2022
The George Washington University Law School Health Law Initiative is hosting a health law symposium that will feature a unique combination of scholars, policymakers, and legislators, all discussing concrete ways to reverse this nation’s legacy of racial discrimination in each of the social determinants of health.

The George Washington University Law School Announces Major New Initiative for Complex Litigation Center

October 19, 2021
The George Washington University Law School announced a major new initiative for its James F. Humphreys Complex Litigation Center. Under the initiative, the Center will hold five annual bench-bar conferences and develop substantive projects designed to improve the handling of class actions, e-discovery, and multi-district litigations in the federal courts.

Humphreys Center Publishes Diversity Guidelines and Best Practices

March 11, 2021
The James F. Humphreys Complex Litigation Center at GW Law has released Inclusivity and Excellence: Guidelines and Best Practices for Judges Appointing Lawyers to Leadership Positions in MDL and Class-Action Litigation.

First Amendment Values in Health Care Symposium

March 09, 2021
Join the Health Law Initiative to explore controversies in health care and public health that implicate the First Amendment and its values with respect to free speech and the free exercise of religion. The symposium will examine issues related to COVID-19—including vaccine mandates, public health regulations, and media reporting on the pandemic—and issues beyond the pandemic, including accessing professional advice and medical information, regulating drug labeling, enforcing conscience clauses, and assessing the impact of the expanding role of religious hospitals in delivering care.

The Constitution is Not a Suicide Pact: Freedom of Speech, Assembly, and the Insurrection

February 19, 2021
Join GW Law as we host a rich discussion about pressing issues of free speech and its limits and the grave challenges for the marketplace of ideas in today's social media information ecosystem and political climate.

Impeachment, the Twenty-Fifth Amendment, and the Final Days of President Trump

January 15, 2021
Join GW Law as we host Brian Kalt, Professor of Law and Harold Norris Faculty Scholar, Michigan State University College of Law, to discuss constitutional law of the presidency, impeachment, succession, and the 25th Amendment.