News & Events

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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.


Ten Scholars Join the GW Law Community to Teach First-Year Students

August 01, 2022
GW Law is excited to announce the appointment of ten new full-time faculty members to join the Fundamentals of Lawyering Program.

It’s Time to End Legacy Admissions

July 21, 2022
In his latest op-ed for Inside Higher Ed, Associate Dean Alan Morrison assesses the legality of legacy admissions at higher ed institutions.

In the News

"Could the Alaska Government Be on the Hook for Climate Refugees?"

January 23, 2023
Randall Abate was quoted by Hakai Magazine about a proposed legal strategy that could offer a way for those who’ve lost their land to climate change to be compensated.

"Supreme Court Leak: Conservatives React to Court's Inability to Find Leaker in Historic Abortion Ruling"

January 19, 2023
Jonathan Turley was quoted by Fox News about the new report that  U.S. Supreme Court has been unable to identify the individual who leaked a draft opinion to Politico.

"Biden Documents Case Marks Garland’s Latest Test"

January 17, 2023
Stephen Saltzburg was quoted by The Hill about Merrick Garland's appointment of a special counsel to handle the investigation of Joe Biden’s handling of classified documents.