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.


Inns of Court and Foundations of Practice Program Will Be Awarded the E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award

July 16, 2018
The Gambrell Award judges called the program an "exemplary and innovative approach to preparing young lawyers for a life in the law."

Faculty Weigh In on Brett M. Kavanaugh's Nomination to U.S. Supreme Court

July 11, 2018
On July 9, President Donald J. Trump nominated Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge, to fill Justice Anthony M. Kennedy's seat on the Supreme Court.

Dean Morant Named 2018 Attorney of the Year

July 09, 2018
The National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America honored Dean Blake D. Morant for his contributions to both his profession and Scouting.

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"What We Learn From Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings"

July 13, 2018

Jeffrey Rosen writes in The Wall Street Journal on how the questioning of would-be justices reveals differences in judicial philosophy.

"Seeking Asylum Does Not Make Illegal Entry Into America Legal"

July 12, 2018
Jonathan Turley writes in The Hill about the law that says asylum-seekers can be prosecuted if they have entered the United States illegally.

"The Supreme Court Won't Stop Executive Overreach"

July 12, 2018

Jonathan Turley is quoted in The Wall Street Journal about the expanding authority of both federal agencies and presidents.