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Celebrating Faculty Scholarship

September 21, 2018
GW Law held its second Dean's Scholarship Retreat. The "event demonstrated the dynamic intellectualism of GW Law," explained Dean Blake D. Morant.
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Dean Morant Announces Creation of the Office of Alumni Career Development and Mentorship

September 19, 2018
The office will provide more than 27,000 alumni with a place dedicated solely to them as they navigate their careers and the job market. Learn more about the office in a new Q&A with Keri McCoy, who currently serves as the director.
SCOTUS Briefing

GW Law Panel Previews Supreme Court's Upcoming Term

September 18, 2018
Professor Jonathan Turley, Gregory G. Garre, JD '91, Sherrilyn Ifill, and Associate Dean Alan B. Morrison examined the cases that will require the nations highest court to revisit and reexamine prevailing precedent on long-standing rulings, as well as the nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Visits GW

September 14, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court justice talked about diversity in the legal profession with GW Law community and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.
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GW Law Celebrates Dee J. Kelly with a Building in His Honor

September 06, 2018
GW Law celebrated the legacy of Mr. Kelly, JD '54, during a Dedication Ceremony and the official renaming of the Law School Learning Center (LLC) to the Dee J. Kelly Law Learning Center.
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Students Spend Their Summer Working for the U.N. International Law Commission

September 04, 2018
Students Sophia Arrighi, Barbara Horne-Petersdorf, and Tara Ippoliti, all of whom are 3Ls, worked on research and writing at the U.N. International Law Commission in New York and Geneva.
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Alumna Jessica Bronson Was the Lawyer Who Helped a D.C. Woman Keep Her Independence

August 31, 2018
Jessica Bronson, JD '14, represented the first senior citizen in Washington, D.C., to be freed from guardianship in favor of "supported decision-making."
Rosa Celorio

Rosa Celorio Named Associate Dean for International and Comparative Legal Studies

August 27, 2018
"I hope to build more connections between students and potential employers in both the public and private sectors in areas linked to international and comparative law," Dean Celorio said.
Kate Weisburd

Kate Weisburd Joins Faculty as Associate Professor

August 23, 2018
Professor Weisburd will be teaching Criminal Law to 1Ls in the fall and Criminal Procedure in the spring.
Raymond Richards

Rising 3L Raymond Richards Named Winner of ABA Law Student Writing Competition

August 20, 2018
Mr. Richards's winning paper explored the federalism dynamic in the energy market.

Inns of Court and Foundations of Practice Program Awarded the 2018 E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award

August 17, 2018
The Gambrell Award judges called the program an "exemplary and innovative approach to preparing young lawyers for a life in the law."
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Student Bar Association Wins ABA Law Student Division Membership and Activity Award

August 13, 2018
The award recognizes outstanding ABA membership efforts, involvement, and activity of ABA-approved law schools in the ABA Law Student Division.
Middle School Students at GW Law

Middle School Students Experience GW Law for a Day

August 08, 2018
Students of the D.C. Higher Achievement summer academy program visited GW Law for a mock trial and participated in the Library Program "Law School Rock!"
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A Winning Year in External Advocacy Competitions

August 01, 2018
GW Law students participated in many external advocacy competitions over the past year with success.
Bryce Blum

Alumnus Bryce Blum on Launching the World's First and Only Esports Law Firm: 'This Is an Industry Built on Passion'

July 30, 2018
GW Law recently caught up with Bryce Blum, JD '13, about his career in the ever-evolving world of esports.