News Stories

Elizabeth Brown

Rising 3L Elizabeth Brown Aims to Help Rural Communities During Her Summer

June 21, 2018
Ms. Brown has been selected as a Student Fellow for the Rural Summer Legal Corps, a program that provides direct services in underserved rural communities.
Jeffrey Kohn

Jeffrey Kohn Recognized as a 2018 Distinguished Leader by "New York Law Journal"

June 18, 2018
The award recognized 20 attorneys across the country in leadership roles at their respective firms who achieved extraordinary results over the past year.
Mary Schapiro

Conversation with the Dean: Mary Schapiro

June 15, 2018
Ms. Schapiro, JD '80, Former Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, discussed her time at GW Law and her role in shifting financial regulations in the United States.
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Government Procurement Program Wins Education Award

June 08, 2018
The 2018 Contract Management Education Award recognized the academic excellence offered by the Government Procurement Law program at GW Law.
Commencement 2018

GW Law Celebrates Commencement 2018

May 30, 2018
Events ranged from the Dean's Reception at the National Museum of African American History and Culture to the University Commencement and the GW Law Diploma Ceremony.
Professor Rosen and Associate Dean Schenck Receive Honorary Degrees

Professor Jeffrey Rosen and Associate Dean Lisa Schenck Receive Honorary Degrees

May 29, 2018
Professor Jeffrey Rosen and Associate Dean Lisa M. Schenck were recently awarded honorary degrees from Widener University and Providence College, respectively.
Dean Morant

'In Today's Polarized Society, Discourse Can Quickly Devolve Into Outright Hostility.'

May 24, 2018
Americans take great pride in the right of free speech, but in a new op-ed for "The Atlantic," Dean Blake D. Morant says that free speech without civility is a diminished right at best.
Alums in THR

Alumni in Hollywood: Meet the Deal Makers Shaping the Entertainment Industry

May 23, 2018
Four GW Law alumni have made The Hollywood Reporter's 12th annual list of the 100 top “Power Lawyers” in the entertainment industry.
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.
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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.