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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.

Public Justice Advocacy Clinic Complaint

GW Law Clinic Students Tackle Animal Welfare Reform

The Public Justice Advocacy Clinic is representing the Animal Welfare Institute in a complaint against the USDA.


Three Faculty Members Discuss International Law for U.N.'s Lecture Series

January 12, 2017

Presentations by Dean Karamanian, Professor Murphy, and Professor Emeritus Buergenthal have been included in the U.N. Library.

3L Wins During NYU's Cybersecurity Awareness Week

December 29, 2016

Austin Mooney, 3L, and his team won first place in the Policy Competition category of the 13th annual New York University's Cyber Security Awareness Week (NYU CSAW) in November.

Dean Contributes Article in New Book about Legal Education Reform

December 20, 2016

Blake Morant responds to the alleged crisis in legal education in new article.

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In the News

“Trump's Washington Hotel Draws Protesters — And Ethics Concerns”

January 19, 2017

Steven L. Schooner is quoted in NPR about how Donald Trump doesn’t seem to care he will be in breach of contract once he takes office.

“Trump Is Our President”

January 19, 2017

Jonathan Turley writes in USA Today about the 58th Presidential Inauguration and how Trump became the 45th president.

“At Trump Hotel in Washington, Champagne Toasts in an Ethical ‘Minefield’”

January 19, 2017

Steven L. Schooner is quoted in The New York Times about Mr. Trump’s continued close ties to his hotel.