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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.

Dayna Bowen Matthew

GW Names New Law Dean

University of Virginia law Professor Dayna Bowen Matthew brings more than 30 years of legal and academic experience and a passion for public service and equity.


2L Receives Inaugural NAPABA Law Foundation SAIL Scholarship

September 08, 2020
Soohyun Stephanie Hahn is a recipient of the Sharon and Ivan Leadership (SAIL) Scholarships from the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) Law Foundation for

Alumnus Establishes Health Law Initiative at GW Law

August 20, 2020
A gift from health law attorney Jonathan S. Kahan, BA '70, JD '73, creates the Health Law Initiative, building on GW Law's strengths in the fast-growing field of health care law.

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In the News

"How Biden Might Alter Tax Rules, From Nonprofits to Opportunity Zones"

September 18, 2020
Jeremy Bearer-Friend is quoted in The Wall Street Journal about how the Treasury Department has avoided addressing racial inequality.

"Barr’s Attack on His Own Prosecutors Fed by Frustration with Both Sides of Political Aisle, People Who Know Him Say"

September 17, 2020
Jonathan Turley is quoted in The Washington Post about AG Barr's criticism of DOJ prosecutors who accused him of politicization.

"Long Shots: If COVID-19 Vaccine Comes, Arizonans May Not Line Up to Get It"

September 17, 2020

John F. Banzhaf, III is quoted by KOLD-CBS 13 (Tucson) about the possible dangers of a rushed vaccine for COVID-19.