News Stories


Professor Spencer A. Overton

Professor Overton on Ways to Reduce Urban Gun Violence

August 04, 2017
Professor Spencer A. Overton contributed to a brief which presents a series of concrete actions the federal executive branch can take to reduce urban gun violence.
Claudia Ojeda and Lisette Washington

Students Have Banner Year in Advocacy Competitions

August 02, 2017
Several GW Law students have had a busy yet successful year due to their participation in various advocacy competitions.
Danielle Conway

Alumna Danielle Conway Recognized As a 'Leading Example' In "Maine"

July 28, 2017
Danielle Conway, LLM '96, was profiled in "Maine" magazine for her work as Dean and Professor of Law at the University of Maine School of Law—the state's only law school.
Devron Brown

Devron Brown Selected as Recipient of FCBA Scholarship

July 25, 2017
Mr. Brown, who will be a 3L in August, was awarded a scholarship by the Federal Communications Bar Association.
Jessica Tillipman

GW Law's Externship Program Hosts Inaugural 'CACE' Event

July 21, 2017
Over 75 attendees from the government, non-profits, and judicial chambers attended an event focused on the emerging trends and issues in the area of field placements.
2017 Chairs & Professorships

2017 Endowed Chairs and Research Professorships

July 18, 2017
Read more about the 13 members of the faculty who have been named to endowed chairs and research professorships.
Dee Kelly, Sr. and Dee Kelly, Jr.

GW Law Receives $1.25 Million Gift

July 17, 2017
The gift from the Dee J. Kelly Foundation, named for the late, distinguished alumnus of GW Law, provides the school with financial support. Story by GW Today.
Danica Gonzalves

Alumna Danica Gonzalves Named Equal Justice Works Fellow

July 13, 2017
For the next two years, Danica Gonzalves, JD '16, will provide legal help to veterans who may not have access to healthcare, housing, and other benefits.
Cellphone Privacy Rights

A Supreme Court Case May Affect Your Cellphone Privacy Rights

July 10, 2017
Professor Orin S. Kerr weighs in on the significance of Carpenter v. United States, and why the public needs to start following the case.
NCMA Winners

Alumni Named Recipients of 2017 Outstanding Academic Achievement Award

July 07, 2017
Three May 2017 graduates, Tom Daley, Elizabeth Urrutia, and Lisette Washington, have been recognized by the D.C. Chapter of the National Contract Management Association.
Alumni

A Legacy Grows in the D.C. Bar

July 06, 2017
Since the 1980s, alumni continue to find new ways to shape, improve, and leave their mark at the D.C. Bar. GW Law recently reached out to a few alums to share their thoughts on the organization.
Dean Morant with GW Law Alums

GW Law Welcomes Newest Admits to Supreme Court Bar

July 05, 2017
A total of 45 alumni and one faculty member were recently admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court of the U.S. by Chief Justice John Roberts.
Breyer and Morrison

Associate Dean Morrison's Conversation with Justice Breyer

June 26, 2017
On June 8, United States Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer sat down for a conversation with his longtime friend, Alan B. Morrison.
Ralph Nader

Deployment of Autonomous Vehicles Could Be Complex and Costly

June 26, 2017
Experts gathered at GW Law for a full day discussion on the legal and policy issues of driverless cars and how these vehicles will shape the future. Story by Ruth Steinhardt from GW Today.
Daniel Solove

Professor Solove Wins Privacy Policy Snapshot Challenge

June 23, 2017
Professor Daniel J. Solove recently won a competition by the Department of Health and Human Services ONC to create a tool to help mobile tech developers generate a model privacy policy.

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