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New Handbook Helps Municipalities Catalyze Community Solar

October 16, 2017
The Handbook will help municipalities and other local governmental bodies plan and develop community solar for low-income residents. The report was written by a cross-disciplinary team that included Donna Attanasio, Senior Advisor for Energy Law Program.
Cynthia Lee

Professor Cynthia Lee Receives APABA-DC Community Appreciation Award

October 12, 2017
The Asian Pacific American Bar Association recognized Professor Lee's dedication to law students and contributions to the organization.
Reuters at GW Law

Senior Policy Officials Discuss Financial Regulation at GW

October 09, 2017
Chairman of U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Christopher Giancarlo and Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell joined Reuters and GW Law for a discussion on financial regulation and the issues currently under consideration by regulators.
Joan Meier

Professor Meier Identifies How Family Courts Treat Abuse and Accusations of Alienation

October 06, 2017
Professor Joan S. Meier spoke about her new research on Blog Talk Radio regarding how judges in family court make decisions about child custody when there are allegations of abuse and alienation.
Dean Morant and Rich Slivka

Alumnus Rich Slivka Talks Career, Sports, and the Super Bowl-Winning Denver Broncos

October 05, 2017
At the first conversation with the Dean this semester, Dean Morant spoke with Rich Slivka, JD '69, about his career and being a general counsel for the NFL Super Bowl-winning Denver Broncos.
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Professor Schooner Discusses the Prolonged Uncertainty in Government Contracts

October 03, 2017
Professor Steven L. Schooner appeared on an episode of ABC's "The Bridge" and spoke about budget uncertainties, the debt ceiling, geo politics, and more.
Greg Maggs

Professor Maggs Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

September 29, 2017
A faculty member since 1993, he was one of two law professors to be nominated to a Federal judgeship.
Ashtar Ausaf Ali

Alumnus and Pakistan's Attorney General, Ashtar Ausaf Ali, Visits GW Law

September 28, 2017
Ashtar Ausaf Ali, MCL '81, a lawyer and the 32nd Attorney-General for Pakistan, returned to his alma mater recently and was interviewed about his GW Law experience.
Lisa Li

A Student's Paper on Online Harassment Was Included in Two SSRN Top Ten Lists

September 26, 2017
Lisa Bei Li, JD '18, wrote about online harassment for her summer pro bono project at Cooley LLP. Her Note was shared on SSRN and was quickly included on two of its top ten lists.
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Randall Eliason Talks Career, the Trial of Senator Robert Menendez, and White Collar Crime

September 22, 2017
In a new Q&A with C-SPAN, Randall Eliason, Professorial Lecturer in Law, spoke about his role as a former federal prosecutor. He also discussed the ongoing trial of Senator Robert Menendez and his white collar crime course at GW Law.
Naomi Cahn

Professor Cahn Awarded Family Law Lifetime Achievement Award

September 15, 2017
The award recognized her extensive scholarly contributions to the understanding of the family and family law.
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GW Law Panel Previews Upcoming Term of Supreme Court

September 15, 2017
Cases involving President Trump's travel ban, gerrymandering, voter purges and religious rights highlight the October 2017 term of the nation's highest court. Story by Ruth Steinhardt from GW Today.
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Professor Ross Discusses the Future of Campus-Speech Wars

September 14, 2017
Watch Professor Catherine J. Ross discuss the First Amendment and academic freedom in a new interview with "The Chronicle of Higher Education."
Ioannis Petrou

An Alum's Unforgettable GW Law Experience

September 12, 2017
Ioannis Petrou, LLM '07, discussed how his life has changed—both professionally and personally—since graduating from the law school.
Blake D. Morant

Dean Morant Named to ABA's Commission on the Future of Legal Education

September 08, 2017
It was announced that Dean Morant is one of 10 members appointed to the commission. They will focus specifically on key issues including the bar exam, alternative teaching methods, length of law school, and other issues identified by the group.