Professor Tuttle and Professor Emeritus Lupu discuss Mississippi's HB 1523, a law that has the potential to threaten the interests of the LGBT community.
Professor Galston discusses President Trump's promise to free religious organizations from constraints on political activity.
PreLaw magazine honors GW Law for its significant contributions.
The winning paper focused on the intersection of government contracting and refugee resettlement.
Scholars, policy-makers, lawyers, activists, and law students discussed the legal and political changes that took place during the Obama Era.
GW Law faculty discussed the legal issues surrounding the Trump administration the week after his inauguration.
Michelle Ramus and Elizabeth Upton argued against Brittany Crosby and Sarah Cornwell McLeod-Warrick in the Van Vleck Finals.
Professors Orin S. Kerr and Daniel J. Solove are among the 10 most downloaded law professors on SSRN.
Natasha Baker, 3L, has received an opportunity to pursue her passion in juvenile justice following graduation as a 2017-19 Skadden Fellow.
Presentations by Dean Karamanian, Professor Murphy, and Professor Emeritus Buergenthal have been included in the U.N. Library.
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.
The Public Justice Advocacy Clinic is representing the Animal Welfare Institute in a complaint against the USDA.
Blake Morant responds to the alleged crisis in legal education in new article.
The Board of Trustees recognized Professor Shelton’s scholarship in international environmental and human rights law.
The 2016 graduate discusses his part in building a successful online initiative that helps the hungry.
The report was founded in 1987 by Professors Ralph C. Nash, Jr., and John Cibinic, Jr., GW's legendary government contracts law team.
Ms. Caldwell spoke about investigations and enforcement of international corruption and fraud by the DOJ's Criminal Division.
Steven Schooner is leading a national conversation about Donald Trump's potential conflicts of interest as president.
Director Lee shared insights about her career and advice for students.
The former Maryland Governor spoke on the role of states in health care reform at GW Law’s first Health Care Law Symposium.
Her book on censorship in schools was honored this month at the organization’s annual conference in Seattle.
Judge Friedman was presented with the Charles R. Richey Equal Justice Award in October.
The General Assembly elected 34 members to serve five-year terms with the International Law Commission.
The Supreme Court honored the late Justice Antonin Scalia in a ceremony on November 4 by adopting a resolution offered by the Supreme Court Bar.
New members bring their perspectives and areas of expertise to ALI’s work of clarifying the law.
LTC (R) Jason Amerine discussed his experiences rescuing hostages abroad.
Michael O. Warnecke, JD '67, was a distinguished speaker at the Advanced Trial Advocacy Symposium hosted by the Republic of Palau.
According to a new report authored by GW Law Professor Emily Hammond, preserving existing nuclear power is critical to meeting carbon dioxide reduction goals in the near term.
GW Law is one of the best schools in the country when it comes to Moot Court success, according to preLaw magazine.
Tatiana Cody, Halcyon Apy, and Jordan Green met FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez during a roundtable last month.
GW Law remembers one of its greatest supporters.
Professor Karshtedt will participate in a year-long curriculum through the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property.
Gregory E. Maggs won the Commandant's Distinguished Writing Award in September.
GW Law Professor Neil H. Buchanan has been keeping his eyes closely on the road to the 2016 presidential election.
On September 23, 2016, the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) appointed Elizabeth L. Young as a judge to the San Francisco Immigration Court.
Raymond P. Niro, Sr., JD '69 was a senior partner of Niro Law and worked for more than 40 years in the trial of intellectual property law cases.
On June 29, 2016, University leaders, distinguished alumni, faculty, staff, and students gathered to celebrate the Law School Deanship of Paul Schiff Berman.
On a recent visit to Cape Town, South Africa, Dean Blake D.
The award celebrates and recognizes the work of an attorney or team of attorneys working on behalf of individuals and groups that have suffered injustice and harmful abuse.
Faculty, administrators, and staff went abroad this summer to teach and exchange ideas.
Daniel J. Solove is written as a character in "Privacy," starring Daniel Radcliffe.
Lisa R. Havilland, JD '16, will have her paper on international child abduction published on the ABA website.
GW Law faculty members shared their expertise in the media.
Gregory Garre, JD '91, served as Counsel of Record for the university in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin.
Clovis Maksoud, JD '51, a scholar, journalist, and prominent diplomat passed away in May at the age of 89.
Three GW Law students have fellowships in Geneva to work with members of the ILC, including Professor Sean Murphy.
This year, 201 graduates contributed more than 68,000 pro bono hours, which almost doubled the previous high.
Professor Orin S. Kerr was cited 16 times in the Second Circuit's opinion in United States v. Ganias.
Three GW Law community members are sharing their expertise at an AALS event for new law professors.
Associate Dean Robinson will help guide one of the nation's oldest African American bar associations.
Faculty members shared their expertise in Baltimore to advance clinical education.
Frederick M. Lawrence will lead the prestigious academic honor society.
Three recent graduates won awards for outstanding academic achievement in the field of government contracts.
The university honored Professor Miriam Galston with the Oscar and Shoshana Trachtenberg Prize for Service.
The renowned international criminal lawyer, who helped shape the field, passed away in April.
David Buchen, JD '89, and Bruce Sewell, JD '86, are respectively the top legal officers at Altavis PLC and Apple, Inc.
Ms. Ewert will leverage her years of experience to provide students with academic, co-curricular, and personal assistance.
One GW Law Professor has now testified before both the U.S. Congress and EU Parliament on issues of procurement and trade.
GW Magazine chronicles how alumni Courtney Francik and Bart Sheard petitioned President Obama to commute a man's sentence—and he did.
Mr. Garre explains why he's looking forward to Commencement and what he'd be doing if he wasn't practicing law.
Mr. Golparvar also recently began work as an immigration judge at the EOIR.
Tipping the Scales profiled "The Top Law Students From The Class of 2016."
Alumna Kyle Zimmer’s nonprofit, First Book, is pooling the buying power of educators and families in need to change the face of—and the access to—children’s publishing.
In the past year, GW Law students succeeded in external competitions that pitted them against teams from around the world.
First Amendment rights for K-12 students are crucial to healthy democracy, Professor Catherine Ross tells GW Today.
Selected from a pool of 54 students, the future double GW alumna will speak to an estimated 25,000 people.
Assistant Dean Jessica Tillipman answers questions about leaders implicated in the journalism world’s largest data leak.
A new exhibit came to GW Law this March with the launch of a "Community Art Gallery" featuring the photography of seven law school community members.
Federal Circuit Judge William C. Bryson shares his experiences and advice.
Students had the chance to ask questions of Ms. Flournoy, who was once the highest-ranking woman at the Pentagon.
Associate Dean Emily Hammond will educate students and researchers from eight universities about nuclear law and policy.
Ms. Ortiz is the first Hispanic and the first woman to represent Massachusetts as U.S. Attorney.
Mr. Garre is a former Solicitor General of the United States and a graduate of the law school.
Professors Ira C. Lupu and Robert W. Tuttle filed an amicus brief in a religious liberty case before the Supreme Court.
The award recognizes the best paper written by a student in the field of environmental law.
Faculty and deans head outside our walls to share their expertise with Congress.
The Center for Law, Economics & Finance hosted a forum about what new banking and finance technologies mean for the law.
2Ls Sophia Park and John Lockwood competed against teams from five other local schools and swept every possible award at the D.C. Bar-sponsored Moot Court Competition.
Women continue to find success in the nation’s oldest Government Procurement Law Program.
Bruce Sewell, JD '86, testified in early March before the House Judiciary Committee.
The organization is now up for national honors because of its extensive programming and dedication to community service.
The U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals heard a case in the Jacob Burns Moot Court Room and then held a Q+A with students.
Justice Antonin Scalia was an intellectual giant who left his mark not only on the Supreme Court, but also on how we discuss and interpret the Constitution.
Professor Dmitry Karshtedt, an expert in patent law, joined the law school this past fall from the Center for Law and the Biosciences at Stanford Law School.
Associate Dean Alan Morrison previews the upcoming term, which includes cases on immigration, workers' rights, reproductive health, and affirmative action.
Van Vleck Moot Court Competition brings Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito to Lisner Auditorium.
Super sports agent and Michael Jordan rep David Falk, JD '75, establishes new entreprenuerial academy at GW Law.
We asked Professor Lawrence A. Cunningham about the stories he's following and the work he's doing in the new year.
Professor Robert J. Cottrol, an expert on gun control, spoke with GW Today.
Ruth Perrin's paper will be published in the American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law.
From January 6–10, Dean Blake D. Morant, then President of the Association of American Law Schools, presided over the organization’s 110th annual meeting in New York City.
The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, lead by Professor Spencer Overton, released a new report about the “Racial Diversity Among Top Senate Staff.” Among its findings, the report noted people of color make up more than 36 percent of the U.S. population but only 7.1% of top Senate staffers.
Professor Sonia Suter Analyzes the implications of In Vitro Gametogenesis, a new reproductive technique.
In October, The American Bar Association honored Mark Friedenthal, JD ’95, with its Livingston Hall Juvenile Justice Award. The award recognizes lawyers who devote their legal practice to youth and children and make positive contributions to the field both inside and outside the courtroom.
In a new op-ed for American Banker, Professor Arthur Wilmarth writes about the Federal Reserve Board’s proposal requiring “total loss absorbing capacity” for megabanks.
May an assertion of religious freedom ever be allowed to function as a religiously motivated veto of a policy designed to protect others? “As a matter of law, logic, morality, or politics, the answer is no,” write Ira C. Lupu, F. Elwood & Eleanor Davis Professor of Law Emeritus, and Robert W. Tuttle, David R. and Sherry Kirschner Berz Research Professor of Law and Religion.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that could decide the future of affirmative action. Professor Jeffrey Rosen, an expert on constitutional law and the Supreme Court, went on NPR’s The Diane Rehm Show to explain the history of the case, break down the legal questions under consideration, and respond to calls from the audience.
Secretary of State John Kerry has nominated Sean Murphy, Patricia Roberts Harris Research Professor of Law, to run for reelection to the U.N. International Law Commission (ILC) in November 2016.
The Administrative Conference of the United States named Jonathan Siegel, F. Elwood and Eleanor Davis Research Professor of Law, as a Public Member for a two-year term. The Administrative Conference is an independent federal agency that conducts applied research to provide nonpartisan expert advice and recommendations for improvement of federal agency procedures. Professor Siegel previously served as the Conference’s Director of Research and Policy upon its reestablishment in 2010.
In September, The George Washington University presented Richard D. Heideman, JD '72, and Gregory H. Williams, JD '71, with its Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, the highest form of recognition given by the University and the George Washington Alumni Association.
In her new book, Lessons in Censorship: How Schools and Courts Subvert Students’ First Amendment Rights, Professor Catherine Ross explores how court rulings affect the speech rights of stu
2Ls Kathryn Sadasivan and Zelda Vassar placed second out of 56 teams in the Gujarat National Law University International Moot Court Competition—India's only moot court on International Trade Law.