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Portrait of Kate Weisburd

Professor Weisburd’s Article Recognized by AALS

January 14, 2021
Professor Kate Weisburd receives honorable mention for her forthcoming law review article, “Punitive Surveillance,” in the Association of American Law Schools Section on Criminal Justice Junior Scholars Paper Competition for 2021.
The Eyemonger Book and the Principles of the Law, Data Privacy book

Professor Solove Publishes New Children’s Book and Completes ALI Project on Privacy

December 22, 2020
Professor Daniel J. Solove has published The Eyemonger, a new children's book that discusses privacy in a way children can understand. In addition, he served as Co-Reporter on ALI's Principles of the Law, Data Privacy, the organization's first deep dive into information privacy law.
Steve Saltzburg

Professor Saltzburg Honored by American Bar Foundation

December 21, 2020
In recognition of his longstanding advocacy for civil rights, civil liberties, human rights, and criminal justice reform, Professor Stephen A. Saltzburg is the recipient of the 2021 American Bar Foundation Fellows Outstanding Service Award.
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Professor Yukins Leads Study Commissioned by ACUS

December 17, 2020
Professor Christopher Yukins, along with Ben Smith, JD '20, and Madison Plummer, Class of '21, prepared an extensive report exploring potential reforms to agency-level bid protests that was cited in the National Defense Authorization Act.
Portrait of Farah Khan

3L Selected for Skadden Foundation Fellowship

December 16, 2020
Farah Khan, 3L, is awarded a Skadden Foundation Fellowship for 2021. She is the fourth student in the history of GW Law to be selected for the prestigious honor, which is presented to law students who wish to pursue public interest work.
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Professor Suter Becomes Kahan Family Research Professor of Law

December 14, 2020
Professor Sonia M. Suter, the founding director of GW Law’s Health Law Initiative, is formally installed as the inaugural Kahan Family Research Professor of Law, made possible with a gift by trailblazing medical device lawyer Jonathan Kahan, BA '70, JD '73.
William Kovacic speaking

Professor Kovacic's Research Chosen for Further Study and Evaluation

December 11, 2020
Professor William E. Kovacic's project on gender consideration as a factor in prioritizing antitrust enforcement has been selected by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development to help inform the debate and develop guidance on a more gender inclusive competition policy.
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Projects Led by Professors Nunziato and Brauneis Receive Funding

November 30, 2020
Professors Dawn Nunziato and Robert Brauneis are spearheading initiatives aimed at providing opportunities for students in public interest technology law and digital technology. Both projects have received funding from the Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN).
Dean Matthew Installation

Dean Matthew Formally Installed as Greene Professor

November 25, 2020
Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew becomes the Harold H. Greene Professor of Law in a virtual ceremony with remarks by GW President Thomas J. LeBlanc; GW Provost M. Brian Blake; and David and Maria Wiegand, whose generous gift endowed the chair in memory of Judge Greene, JD '52.
Kimberle Crenshaw

Civil Rights Scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw Speaks with Dean Matthew

November 23, 2020
During the sixth annual GW Diversity Summit, Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew talks to law professor Kimberlé Crenshaw, a leading authority on race and the law, about the role of Black women in the fight for racial equality and how Professor Crenshaw envisions intersectional racial justice.
Robert Brauneis

Professor Brauneis Becomes Inaugural Holder of Endowed IP Professorship

November 19, 2020
Professor Robert Brauneis is installed as the Michael J. McKeon Professor of Intellectual Property Law, thanks to a major gift by IP attorney Michael J. McKeon, JD '96.
Dmitry Karshtedt speaking at conference

Karshtedt and Whealan Speak at International IP Court Conference

November 18, 2020
Associate Dean John Whealan and Associate Professor Dmitry Karshtedt joined IP judges, practitioners, and academics from around the globe as panelists at the 2020 International IP Court Conference, organized and hosted by the Patent Court of Korea.
Portrait of John Fletcher

In Memoriam: John Fletcher

November 16, 2020
John Fletcher, JD '16, Visiting Associate Professor and Graduate Fellow in the Government Procurement Law Program, passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020.
Catherine Ross

Discussion of "The Trial of the Chicago 7: Myth and Modern Lessons"

November 11, 2020
Professor Catherine J. Ross moderates a conversation with lawyer Danny Greenberg, co-editor of the book "The Trial of the Chicago 7," republished in 2020 to coincide with the release of Aaron Sorkin's Netflix film of the same title.
Taming the Megabanks Book

Professor Emeritus Art Wilmarth Authors a New Book on the U.S. Financial System

November 10, 2020
In his new book, Taming the Megabanks: Why We Need a New Glass-Steagall Act, Professor Emeritus Arthur E. Wilmarth, Jr. calls for a new Glass-Steagall Act that would separate banks from the securities markets in order to restore financial stability.

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