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GW Law Celebrates Pride Month

June 1, 2023

Pride Month is a dedicated time and opportunity for the GW Law community to celebrate love and honor the 1969 Stonewall uprising in New York City.

In Memoriam: Thomas Buergenthal

May 30, 2023

The GW Law community deeply mourns the loss of the Honorable Thomas “Tom” Buergenthal.

Professor Murphy Receives Honorary Degree from the University of Prishtina

May 26, 2023

The degree of Doctor Honoris Causa was awarded for "the advancement of peace and justice through international law..."

Recent GW Law Graduates Won the 2023 National Patent Application Drafting Competition

May 25, 2023

Khailee, Bree, Rita, and Maria, JD '23, teamed up to win the 2023 National Patent Application Drafting Competition at the USPTO headquarters in Alexandria, VA.

GW Law Celebrates Commencement 2023

May 23, 2023

The 156th Commencement of the George Washington University Law School was held on Sunday, May 21, 2023.

SBA President Nicole Karem's Parting Words for the Class of 2023

May 19, 2023

Nicole Karem started this academic year by addressing the incoming 1L class. On May 21, 2023, she will walk across the stage as a graduate of GW Law.

"Punishment as Rights Violation"

May 18, 2023

Jonathan Simon reviews Professor Kate Weisburd's forthcoming article in the California Law Review, "Rights Violation as Punishment."

GW Law Student Selected to Participate in the International Court of Justice Fellowship Programme

May 15, 2023

GW Law has had four students selected for this fellowship in the last six years, speaking volumes of the reputation of GW Law in the International Law field. 

GW Law Alumni and Experts Discuss Careers in Veterans Law

May 12, 2023

The panel offered an opportunity for students interested in Veterans Law practice to learn more about it and its numerous career opportunities.

Former Dean Blake Morant Honored with UVA Law's BLSA's Spotlight Award

May 10, 2023

The award is named in honor of the late Rep. A. Donald McEachin who received UVA Law's inaugural BLSA Alumni Spotlight Award in 2018.

Professor Overton Testifies Before The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

May 8, 2023

Professor Overton testified as a minority witness in opposition to the framing of “Preserving Free Speech and Reining in Big Tech Censorship.”

Alumni Panel Discusses Leading Diplomacy & Security at the Department of State

May 5, 2023

"No matter what you are doing in law, have an experience and know that each one is equipping you for the subsequent experience."