News Stories


Helen Wallace

Q&A with Judge Helen Wallace, JD '99

May 20, 2019

Helen Wallace, JD '99, Montgomery County’s first female judge elected to the juvenile court bench, was sworn in in January.

Gideon's Promise

Aaron Gushin, JD ’19, Joins Gideon’s Promise 2019 Law School Partnership Project

May 13, 2019

Aaron Gushin, class of 2019, is one of 14 new fellows to join Gideon's Promise Law School Partnership Project. Mr.

Harry R. Hughes

In Memoriam: Harry R. Hughes, JD '52

May 13, 2019

Former Maryland Governor Harry R. Hughes, JD ‘52, passed away on March 13, 2019, at the age of 92. He served as Maryland’s governor from 1979 to 1987.

50 Years of Environmental Law

GW Law LLMs Impact the Future of the Environment at the Department of Defense

May 10, 2019
Associate Dean LeRoy C. Paddock spoke at the Department of Defense's annual environmental law training program. One-third of the program's attendees received their LLM from GW Law - approximately 40 GW Law graduates out of 120 attendees.
Donald C. Clarke

Professor Clarke's Research Draws International Headlines

May 07, 2019
Professor Donald C. Clarke explores ownership and control of Chinese technology giant Huawei and whether it operates independently or under the influence of the Chinese government.
Christopher A. Bracey

Provost Names Interim Dean of GW Law

May 03, 2019
Provost Forrest Maltzman named Christopher A. Bracey, vice provost for faculty affairs and professor of law, as the interim dean of GW Law. “He is an accomplished leader in his field. He has been a dedicated member of the GW faculty for more than 10 years and is a very talented administrator."
Nayomi Goonesekere

LLM Student Selected for International Court of Justice Fellowship

April 30, 2019
Nayomi Goonesekere, LLM Class of 2019, was chosen to serve as a law clerk for Judge Patrick L. Robinson of the ICJ during the 2019-2020 year.
Alexandra North

Time Served: Clinic Student Testifies in Support of Prisoner Sentence Reduction

April 29, 2019
Sentenced to 47 years of life in prison at 20 years old, Mr. R has since demonstrated extraordinary rehabilitation during his incarceration. Prisoner and Reentry Clinic student Alexandra North recently told Mr. R's story during a hearing of the DC Council to advocate in favor of sentence reductions for prisoners in similar situations.
Monica Fawzy Bryant

Alumna Forges New Path in Cancer Education and Advocacy

April 25, 2019
Monica Fawzy Bryant, JD '06, doesn't believe that people's success, chances of survival, and financial health should be dependent on understanding the law. To combat this too-common issue, she has co-founded Triage Cancer, a national non-profit offering legal education about cancer survivorship.
Conversation with the Dean

“Conversation with the Dean” Featuring Nancy Rose

April 18, 2019
Dean Blake D. Morant was joined by entertainment lawyer Nancy Rose, JD '83. Ms. Rose helps clients translate their creative genius into commercial success on Broadway, television, and the big screen. Her client list includes Lin-Manuel Miranda, Beau Willimon, Tony Kushner, and Stephen Schwartz.
Nancy Hullihen

Nancy Hullihen Named Assistant Vice President of Development

April 15, 2019

Nancy Hullihen joined The George Washington University’s Development and Alumni Relations team on December 1, 2018, as Assistant Vice President of Development for GW Law.

Joy and Miranda

Students Attend Hearings in Guantanamo Bay

April 12, 2019
Third-year students Joy Bagwell and Miranda Moorman traveled to Camp Justice in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to observe the 33rd round of pre-trial hearings for the alleged 9/11 “masterminds.” The hearings included five co-defendants charged with various levels of involvement in the attack.
Conversation with Andrew Knaggs

A Conversation with Andrew Knaggs

April 08, 2019
Kathleen Kedian, Professorial Lecturer of Law and Senior Counsel at Raytheon Company, spoke to Andrew Knaggs, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, about his time as an Army Green Beret and law student, and his experiences ranging from being a corporate attorney to a government policy official.
Andrea Dargin

Student Elected Chair of the National Black Law Students Association

April 05, 2019
Andrea Dargin, Class of 2020, was elected to serve as the 50th National Chair of the National Black Law Students Association, one of the largest student-run organizations in the United States.
Jeremy and Tawanna

2Ls Jeremy Allen-Arney and Tawanna Lee Make History

April 03, 2019

For the first time at GW Law, both The George Washington Law Review and the Federal Communications Law Journal will be led by African American students.

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