News & Events

With several events taking place each day, GW Law is a hub of legal activity. From moot court competitions judged by Supreme Court justices to lectures by prominent legal minds to career development programs, the law school is always abuzz with activities that benefit students, faculty, and the GW community.

Peggy Cooper Cafritz

The Art of Law

Peggy Cooper Cafritz, JD '71, has inspired thousands with her decades of work in the arts and education.


Dr. Jessica Floyd Alexander Joins Dean of Students as Program Administrator

March 23, 2017
Dr. Floyd Alexander is the new Program Administrator for Wellness, Diversity, and Inclusion.

LLM Alumna Appointed Minister of State

March 22, 2017
Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo, LLM ’05, was recently appointed as Minister of State in charge of Procurement at the Presidency of the Republic of Ghana.

A Q&A with Professor Thornton

March 17, 2017
Professor Karen Da Ponte Thornton discusses her upcoming role as Director of the Government Procurement Law Program.

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In the News

“One Person Against Big Business Isn’t Freedom”

March 27, 2017

Neil H. Buchanan writes in Newsweek about the Republicans' efforts to eliminate the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

“At Last the Press Has Found a Way to Cover Trump”

March 26, 2017

Neil H. Buchanan writes in Newsweek about how Trump has made his shortcomings an ongoing story that is new enough to count as news.

“Trump’s Heartless, Vicious, Rich Man’s Budget”

March 25, 2017

Neil H. Buchanan writes in Newsweek about how Trump wants to drain money from social programs for the elderly, children, and so on.