News Stories


Dean Morant and Rich Slivka

Alumnus Rich Slivka Talks Career, Sports, and the Super Bowl-Winning Denver Broncos

October 05, 2017
At the first conversation with the Dean this semester, Dean Morant spoke with Rich Slivka, JD '69, about his career and being a general counsel for the NFL Super Bowl-winning Denver Broncos.
Schooner on "The Bridge"

Professor Schooner Discusses the Prolonged Uncertainty in Government Contracts

October 03, 2017
Professor Steven L. Schooner appeared on an episode of ABC's "The Bridge" and spoke about budget uncertainties, the debt ceiling, geo politics, and more.
Greg Maggs

Professor Maggs Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

September 29, 2017
A faculty member since 1993, he was one of two law professors to be nominated to a Federal judgeship.
Ashtar Ausaf Ali

Alumnus and Pakistan's Attorney General, Ashtar Ausaf Ali, Visits GW Law

September 28, 2017
Ashtar Ausaf Ali, MCL '81, a lawyer and the 32nd Attorney-General for Pakistan, returned to his alma mater recently and was interviewed about his GW Law experience.
Lisa Li

A Student's Paper on Online Harassment Was Included in Two SSRN Top Ten Lists

September 26, 2017
Lisa Bei Li, JD '18, wrote about online harassment for her summer pro bono project at Cooley LLP. Her Note was shared on SSRN and was quickly included on two of its top ten lists.
Eliason Q&A

Randall Eliason Talks Career, the Trial of Senator Robert Menendez, and White Collar Crime

September 22, 2017
In a new Q&A with C-SPAN, Randall Eliason, Professorial Lecturer in Law, spoke about his role as a former federal prosecutor. He also discussed the ongoing trial of Senator Robert Menendez and his white collar crime course at GW Law.
Naomi Cahn

Professor Cahn Awarded Family Law Lifetime Achievement Award

September 15, 2017
The award recognized her extensive scholarly contributions to the understanding of the family and family law.
Supreme Court

GW Law Panel Previews Upcoming Term of Supreme Court

September 15, 2017
Cases involving President Trump's travel ban, gerrymandering, voter purges and religious rights highlight the October 2017 term of the nation's highest court. Story by Ruth Steinhardt from GW Today.
Free Speech Graphic

Professor Ross Discusses the Future of Campus-Speech Wars

September 14, 2017
Watch Professor Catherine J. Ross discuss the First Amendment and academic freedom in a new interview with "The Chronicle of Higher Education."
Ioannis Petrou

An Alum's Unforgettable GW Law Experience

September 12, 2017
Ioannis Petrou, LLM '07, discussed how his life has changed—both professionally and personally—since graduating from the law school.
Blake D. Morant

Dean Morant Named to ABA's Commission on the Future of Legal Education

September 08, 2017
It was announced that Dean Morant is one of 10 members appointed to the commission. They will focus specifically on key issues including the bar exam, alternative teaching methods, length of law school, and other issues identified by the group.
United States Capitol

President Trump Ends DACA Program: What Happens Now?

September 07, 2017
Professor Jonathan Turley has been analyzing the latest news regarding DACA. He answered key questions about the program and its future.
Peter Raven-Hansen

Professor Emeritus Peter Raven-Hansen Reflects on His Career

September 06, 2017
Professor Raven-Hansen was conferred emeritus status by Dean Morant in May. He shared a few thoughts about his GW Law career and revealed his post-teaching plans.
Diversity Networking Reception 2017

Celebrating Diversity

August 28, 2017
The 11th Annual Diversity Networking Reception raised approximately $34,000 in funds. The annual event celebrated diversity at GW Law and was hosted by the law school's Lambda Law student group, in partnership with the GW Law Career Center.
Dean Morant and Joe Madison

Blake Morant Discusses Charlottesville on the Joe Madison Show

August 24, 2017
Dean Blake D. Morant appeared on Sirius XM's the Joe Madison show to examine the events in Charlottesville and the need to resist bigotry through holistic education and dialogue.

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