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.

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.


GW Law Launches New International Law LLM Concentrations

March 25, 2020
LLM students may now concentrate in International Human Rights and International Arbitration, Mediation, and Other Dispute Resolutions beginning in the fall of 2020.

Schenck Receives Department of the Navy Superior Civilian Service Award

March 10, 2020
Associate Dean Lisa M. Schenck was honored for her work on the Executive Review Panel Member for the Comprehensive Review of the Navy and Marine Corps Uniformed Legal Communities.

Upcoming Events


IP Speaker Series: Sean Pager

This event has been canceled. 


In the News

"The Trump Card: Tarnishing Planning, Democracy, and the Environment"

April 01, 2020
Robert L. Glicksman co-writes in the Environmental Law Reporter about Trump's proposed revisions to the National Environmental Policy Act.

"Don't Get Fooled by COVID-19 Scams"

April 01, 2020

Naomi R. Cahn writes in Forbes with suggestions for protection against various kinds of scams during the COVID-19 crisis.

"Religious Leaders Rebel Against Local Gathering Rules During Pandemic"

March 31, 2020

Jonathan Turley is quoted in The Washington Times about how primary authority over public health and police powers rests with the