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GW Law Celebrates Commencement 2024

May 24, 2024

The 157th Commencement of the George Washington University Law School was held on Sunday, May 19, 2024.

Class of 2024 Volunteered 57K+ Pro Bono Hours

May 23, 2024

GW Law is committed to encouraging students to volunteer their legal services.

Stephen Breyer, Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Returns to the George Washington University for Fifth Conversation in Series

May 22, 2024

The Justice spoke about his time on the nation’s highest court, his new book and his criticisms of textualism.

Four GW Law Students Awarded Peggy Browning Fellowships

May 20, 2024

The mission of the Peggy Browning Fund is to educate and inspire the next generation of advocates for workplace justice.

Professor Dickinson Hosts Big Data and Armed Conflict Panel Discussion

May 17, 2024

A GW Law panel led by Professor Dickinson discussed her new book on big data in armed conflict, examining legal challenges with scholars Corn and Ni Aolain.

GW Law’s Cori Alonso-Yoder Wins the Dukeminier Awards Michael Cunningham Prize

May 13, 2024

Alonso-Yoder’s is one of five articles published in the 2022 scholarship Volume 22 to be recognized with a prestigious Dukeminier Award.

Professor Murphy Urges World Court to Find Jurisdiction in Case Protecting Ethnic Armenians from Racial Discrimination

May 10, 2024

Professor Murphy argued before the World Court, in favor of the Court's jurisdiction in a case that seeks to protect ethnic Armenians from discrimination.

From Scholarly Proposal to Bipartisan Law: GW Law Professor's Tax Reform Triumph

May 8, 2024

Professor Bearer-Friend's tax proposal, advocating an end to corporate merger tax breaks, transforms into bipartisan legislation.

Student Spotlight: Ema Klugman

May 6, 2024

Ema Klugman, Class of 2024, is on the long list for the Paris 2024 Olympic Summer Games, riding for the Australian Three-Day Eventing Team.

GW Law 2024 Commencement Speaker Announced

May 3, 2024

NPR's award-winning legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg will deliver the keynote address at the Law School Diploma Ceremony.

Should Big Oil Be Tried for Homicide?

April 24, 2024

GW Law Professor Braman advocates charging fossil fuel companies with crimes, citing their knowledge of climate risks and efforts to suppress information.

Conquering Peaks, Defying Odds: Saul Luciano Lliuya, “The Hero of the Andes”

April 22, 2024

GW Law students Fiorella Valladares and Maria LeLourec traveled to Peru to meet a climate justice activist whose case could set an important precedent.