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Civil Access to Justice Clinic-Family Division Will Launch In Spring 2022

Civil Access to Justice Clinic-Family Division Will Launch In Spring 2022

December 01, 2021
The pilot clinic will use clinical pedagogy and allow student attorneys to develop their practical skills with a reduced time investment.
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Military Experts Discuss Commanding During Conflict

November 29, 2021
Experts visit for a talk about tackling sexual assault, lethal force and other issues.
Roger Schechter

Listen Now: Professor Schechter is featured in Bloomberg Law's UnCommon Law podcast

November 23, 2021
Professor Roger E. Schechter discusses if the bar exam is worth preserving in podcast episode, “Is it Time to Kill the Bar Exam?”
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In Memoriam: Mark Glaze, JD ’99

November 18, 2021
Mark Glaze, JD ’99, an influential figure in the gun-control movement, passed away on October 31, 2021, in Scranton, PA, at the age of 51.
Professor Murphy Argues before the International Court of Justice on Behalf of Armenia

Professor Murphy Argues Before the International Court of Justice on Behalf of Armenia

November 15, 2021
The proceedings involved two cases between Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan, which concern the armed conflict that broke out in the region in the fall of 2020.
Michael Swistara

3L Awarded Brooks Institute Emerging Scholar Fellowship

November 15, 2021
The fellowship is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in law teaching and who seek to develop a scholarly agenda in the field of animal law.
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Government Procurement Law Program Hosts Series on Intelligent Automation

November 11, 2021
In this three-part webinar series, experts discuss how emerging technologies are improving the efficiency and integrity of government procurement processes.
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Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew: Civility Is about Connectedness, Not Strength

November 08, 2021
George Talks Business guest lecturer tells the audience that diverse backgrounds, ideas, and voices are all needed to bridge divides.
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Is IRS Tax Enforcement Colorblind? Q&A with Professor Jeremy Bearer-Friend

November 01, 2021
Professor Jeremy Bearer-Friend’s article "Colorblind Tax Enforcement," refutes the IRS' position that because it does not ask taxpayers to identify their race or ethnicity on submitted tax returns, IRS enforcement actions are, therefore, not affected by taxpayers' race or ethnicity.
Rosa Celorio

LLM Lawyers are expanding their roles to address wider business, political, and social questions

October 29, 2021
Associate Dean Rosa Celorio discusses how an LLM at GW Law prepares students to deal with complex social challenges and responsibilities.
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GW Law Celebrates Graduates with Commencement Ceremony

October 28, 2021
GW Law graduates gathered on the National Mall on October 2, 2021, for a GW Commencement ceremony headlined by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.).
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Professor Renée Lettow Lerner Explores Second & Seventh Amendments in Guest Blog Series

October 20, 2021
"I'm a firm supporter of the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms, but believe the Seventh Amendment right to civil jury trial should be abolished," Professor Lerner writes in the first post of her series for the Volokh Conspiracy. The series parses arguments from her article published in Northwestern Law Review.
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Opportunities Ahead: Creating Pathways for GW Law Graduates

October 20, 2021
Delisle Warden, Associate Dean of GW Law's Center for Professional Development and Career Strategy, discusses what attracted him to GW Law, and the exciting new ways he plans to work with students and alumni to enrich their career opportunities.
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GW Law Panelists Discuss Cases before the Supreme Court

October 18, 2021
Free speech, abortion rights, gun rights and religious freedom are on the docket this term of the country’s highest court.
Professor Richard Pierce

Professor Dick Pierce Discusses Supreme Court on West Wing Reports Podcast

October 15, 2021
In this brief interview with White House Correspondent Paul Brandus, Professor Pierce discusses the Supreme Court's "shadow docket." The shadow docket can be used by the Court to make decisions, often on an accelerated timeline, and without providing signed opinions or detailed explanations of those decisions.