News Stories

Fireside Chat Discussion

Fireside Chat With Maryanne Lavan

March 18, 2019

Maryanne Lavan spoke about her commitment to increasing diversity and inclusion as well as recounted the ways parenting has broadened her perspective to sharpen her leadership skills.

Charles B. Craver

Professor Craver Serves as Scholar-in-Residence

March 15, 2019

Charles B. Craver taught attendees about negotiator styles and process as well as gender differences that could affect bargaining interactions.

Piano Keys

Relocation of Music Copyright Infringement Resource

March 14, 2019

The George Washington University Law School has become the new home of the Music Copyright Infringement Resource.

Dmitry Karshtedt at Panel

Professor Karshtedt Presents at Scholar’s Roundtable

March 11, 2019

Dmitry Karshtedt offered a practical approach to health regulation with a presentation at the Center for Intellectual Property and Technology Law.

Women's Day

Celebrating International Women's Day

March 08, 2019

In honor of International Women’s Day, we recognize a few of the many outstanding alumni, faculty, and students in the GW Law community.

2018 Spring Conference

Inspired by the Past to Improve the Future

March 07, 2019

Twenty-five years after the end of reconstruction, the first black legal organizations began to spring up in the South.


Alumna Aims to Improve Juvenile Justice System

March 06, 2019

Natasha Távora Baker, JD '17, was published in the Journal of Juvenile Law & Policy.

Roger Fairfax

Experts Explore Police Killings of African Americans

March 04, 2019

A town hall was held to discuss how the criminal justice system handles investigations of African American fatalities in encounters with law enforcement.

Susan Fine

Susan Fine Named Associate Dean for Professional Development and Career Strategy

February 28, 2019

Since joining the law school a decade ago, Associate Dean Fine has assisted thousands of students in achieving their career goals.

U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals Hears Oral Argument

The U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals Hears Oral Argument on Campus

February 27, 2019

The GW Law Military Law Society and National Security Law Association hosted an oral argument on United States v. Lopez in the Jacob Burns Moot Courtroom.

Scott Gilmore

Alumnus Named Lawyer of the Week

February 26, 2019

In his interview with The Times of London, Scott Gilmore, JD '12, shares what inspired his career, the main issues in Marie Colvin's case, and more.

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Roger Fairfax Participates in Black History Celebration

February 25, 2019

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History kicked off their year-long celebration with a panel discussion featuring Dean Roger A. Fairfax.

Elizabeth Hutson

Alumna Secures Largest Known Civil Single-Plaintiff Human Trafficking Award in American History

February 21, 2019

Betsy Hutson, JD ’13, shares about her journey to law school, how she became involved with anti-human trafficking work, and her work with a trafficking survivor.

A Transformational Journey

A Transformational Journey

February 19, 2019
Aaron Phillips was referred to GW Law's Public Justice Advocacy Clinic for help retrieving his birth certificate needed for a new ID card. After countless hours of hunting, four clinic students not only found his birth certificate, but also solved a life-changing mystery 50 years in the making.
William Barr

Alumnus Confirmed as U.S. Attorney General

February 15, 2019

William P. Barr, JD ’77, was confirmed Thursday, February 14, 2019, as the U.S. Attorney General.