News Stories

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.
Class of 2018

Congratulations, Class of 2018!

May 16, 2018
This month, the law school celebrates the accomplishments and achievements of our students. Read their stories.
Steinhardt with IVLP participants

Professor Steinhardt Holds Discussion on International Law and Human Rights

May 10, 2018
Professor Ralph G. Steinhardt spoke with participants in the U.S. Dept. of State's International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) about human rights in the United States and abroad.
power graphic

Alumni Share Their Distinct Stories in "GW Magazine's" Power Issue

May 07, 2018
Read the unique stories of five GW Law alumni who have made their mark in history in the latest issue of the magazine.
Keith Enright

Five Questions with Diploma Ceremony Speaker Keith Enright

May 02, 2018
In a new Q&A with GW Law, Keith Enright, JD '00, answered a few questions about his time at the law school and shared a teaser about his upcoming commencement address.
Johanna Leblanc

Johanna Leblanc Honored with Lifetime Trailblazer Award for Driving Change and Innovation

April 30, 2018
LLM student Johanna Leblanc, LLM Class of 2018, was honored for her pursuit and commitment to drive change and innovation by positively impacting lives through her advocacy activities.
Makan Delrahim

Makan Delrahim Talks Career and New Role as DOJ Antitrust Chief

April 27, 2018
Makan Delrahim, JD '95, returned to his alma mater for a discussion on his unique personal and professional journey.
Sara Mansour Fallah

LLM Student Sara Mansour Fallah Lands ICJ Clerkship

April 25, 2018
Ms. Mansour Fallah, LLM Class of 2018, recently shared with GW Law her journey to obtain an International Court of Justice clerkship.
Brief by the numbers

Five Scholars Collaborate on 'Successful' Amicus Brief for Supreme Court Case

April 23, 2018
Professor Richard J. Pierce, Jr. recruited a team of GW Law professors to work together to develop an amicus brief for the Supreme Court in the case of Lucia v. SEC.
Cunningham new book

Professor Lawrence Cunningham Co-Edits New Book on Stories from the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting

April 20, 2018
In "The Warren Buffett Shareholder," Professor Cunningham writes about what makes Buffett's shareholders "tick" and what happens at the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting.
Michael Avenatti

Stormy Daniels' Lawyer: 'I've Never Quite Had a Case Like This'

April 19, 2018
Alumnus Michael Avenatti, JD '00, talks about his high-profile legal battle over a non-disclosure agreement with President Donald Trump.
Jeffrey Rosen with book

Professor Jeffrey Rosen Publishes New Book on President William Howard Taft

April 16, 2018
In his new book, "William Howard Taft," Professor Rosen reveals Taft's crucial role in shaping how America balances populism against the rule of law.
Students with judges - Dentons Moot Court Competition

Students Showcase Advocacy Skills at Government Contracts Moot Court Competition

April 11, 2018
Practitioners who participated in early mooting and competition rounds declared the briefs and oral advocacy to be the best they had seen in the 18 years of the competition.
Brittany DeVries

Brittany DeVries Wins National Family Law Writing Competition

April 06, 2018
Brittany DeVries, 3L, was named the winner of the Ninth Annual Family Law Writing Competition for her paper on lowering the custody modification standard.
EU event panelists

What Does the Future Hold for the European Union?

April 04, 2018
Scholars and policymakers in the field gathered at the law school to discuss the legal topics at the heart of the populist politics that are sweeping Europe.