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Inns of Court

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

July 16, 2018
The Gambrell Award judges called the program an "exemplary and innovative approach to preparing young lawyers for a life in the law."
Brett Kavanaugh

Faculty Weigh In on Brett M. Kavanaugh's Nomination to U.S. Supreme Court

July 11, 2018
On July 9, President Donald J. Trump nominated Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge, to fill Justice Anthony M. Kennedy's seat on the Supreme Court.
BDM - Attorney of the Year

Dean Morant Named 2018 Attorney of the Year

July 09, 2018
The National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America honored Dean Blake D. Morant for his contributions to both his profession and Scouting.
Supreme Court

Faculty Comment on Key Supreme Court Decisions

July 05, 2018
Before Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his upcoming retirement, the Court issued decisions on several significant cases.
Students at GW Law.

GW's Faculty Members Collaborate for First Annual Boot Camp on Nuclear Security Policy

June 28, 2018
According to Professor Emily Hammond, the boot camp participants expressed appreciation for the "career-changing" insights they developed.
Greg Maggs

Judge Maggs Named Recipient of 2018 Distinguished Judicial Service Award

June 26, 2018
Last month, Judge Gregory E. Maggs was honored for his military and judicial accomplishments, unquestionable integrity, and his commitment to the military justice system.
Elizabeth Brown

Rising 3L Elizabeth Brown Aims to Help Rural Communities During Her Summer

June 21, 2018
Ms. Brown has been selected as a Student Fellow for the Rural Summer Legal Corps, a program that provides direct services in underserved rural communities.
Jeffrey Kohn

Jeffrey Kohn Recognized as a 2018 Distinguished Leader by "New York Law Journal"

June 18, 2018
The award recognized 20 attorneys across the country in leadership roles at their respective firms who achieved extraordinary results over the past year.
Mary Schapiro

Conversation with the Dean: Mary Schapiro

June 15, 2018
Ms. Schapiro, JD '80, Former Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, discussed her time at GW Law and her role in shifting financial regulations in the United States.
Success concept

Government Procurement Program Wins Education Award

June 08, 2018
The 2018 Contract Management Education Award recognized the academic excellence offered by the Government Procurement Law program at GW Law.
Commencement 2018

GW Law Celebrates Commencement 2018

May 30, 2018
Events ranged from the Dean's Reception at the National Museum of African American History and Culture to the University Commencement and the GW Law Diploma Ceremony.
Professor Rosen and Associate Dean Schenck Receive Honorary Degrees

Professor Jeffrey Rosen and Associate Dean Lisa Schenck Receive Honorary Degrees

May 29, 2018
Professor Jeffrey Rosen and Associate Dean Lisa M. Schenck were recently awarded honorary degrees from Widener University and Providence College, respectively.
Dean Morant

'In Today's Polarized Society, Discourse Can Quickly Devolve Into Outright Hostility.'

May 24, 2018
Americans take great pride in the right of free speech, but in a new op-ed for "The Atlantic," Dean Blake D. Morant says that free speech without civility is a diminished right at best.
Alums in THR

Alumni in Hollywood: Meet the Deal Makers Shaping the Entertainment Industry

May 23, 2018
Four GW Law alumni have made The Hollywood Reporter's 12th annual list of the 100 top “Power Lawyers” in the entertainment industry.
Sacred B. Huff (center)

Sacred Huff Shares Personal Story on Foster Care and Her Quest to Improve the System

May 21, 2018
Sacred B. Huff, Class of 2019, was honored at GW's annual Power & Promise dinner for her work to remedy the issues within the foster care system.