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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.

Portrait of Professor Joan S. Meier

#FamiliesToo: Family Courts Discredit Women’s Abuse Allegations

A study by GW Law professor Joan Meier found that courts fail to protect children by favoring fathers in child custody battles despite a mother’s allegation of abuse.


Read Now: "The Opioid Litigation Wars"

January 24, 2020
Professor Emeritus Peter H. Meyers is quoted by the Washington Lawyer on how drug manufacturers are taking a cue from the Big Tobacco lawsuits of the 1980s. He says a recent

Glicksman Explores Good and Bad Design Of Government

January 24, 2020
Professor Robert L. Glicksman examines how government is designed and proposes a framework to improve institutions in his new book Reorganizing Government. "Government should be a

In the News

"Getting The Most Out Of Telework"

January 22, 2020

Naomi R. Cahn writes for Forbes on how workers can respond to the challenges of telecommuting.

"How Trump’s Senate Trial Lawyers Could Complicate the Case His DOJ Lawyers Are Making in Court"

January 22, 2020

Jonathan Turley is quoted in The Washington Post on how presidents have a right to seek judicial review when being impeached.

"'Emotion' From Trump's Legal Team Wins Presidential Plaudits"

January 22, 2020

Jonathan Turley is quoted in The Hill on how impeachment precedent does not involve proving the president committed a crime.