News Stories

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Carmen Ortiz, JD '81, Receives Belva Ann Lockwood Award

March 30, 2016
Ms. Ortiz is the first Hispanic and the first woman to represent Massachusetts as U.S. Attorney.
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Dean Morant Announces Gregory Garre as Diploma Ceremony Speaker

March 23, 2016
Mr. Garre is a former Solicitor General of the United States and a graduate of the law school.
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Friends of the Court

March 22, 2016
Professors Ira C. Lupu and Robert W. Tuttle filed an amicus brief in a religious liberty case before the Supreme Court.
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Adrienne Thompson Wins 2016 Grodsky Prize

March 17, 2016
The award recognizes the best paper written by a student in the field of environmental law.
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GW Law on the Hill

March 17, 2016
Faculty and deans head outside our walls to share their expertise with Congress.
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Discussing the Future of "FinTech"

March 17, 2016
The Center for Law, Economics & Finance hosted a forum about what new banking and finance technologies mean for the law.
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GW Law Team Claims the D.C. Cup

March 11, 2016
2Ls Sophia Park and John Lockwood competed against teams from five other local schools and swept every possible award at the D.C. Bar-sponsored Moot Court Competition.
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Celebrating Women in Government Contracts

March 03, 2016
Women continue to find success in the nation’s oldest Government Procurement Law Program.
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Alum at the Center of Apple's Legal Battle with the FBI

March 02, 2016
Bruce Sewell, JD '86, testified in early March before the House Judiciary Committee.
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GW BLSA Named Regional Chapter of the Year

February 18, 2016
The organization is now up for national honors because of its extensive programming and dedication to community service.
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Army Court Comes to Campus

February 18, 2016
The U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals heard a case in the Jacob Burns Moot Court Room and then held a Q+A with students.
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The Legacy of Antonin Scalia

February 16, 2016

Justice Antonin Scalia was an intellectual giant who left his mark not only on the Supreme Court, but also on how we discuss and interpret the Constitution.

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Legally Bound

February 11, 2016
Inside the Jacob Burns Law Library's trove of 35,000 rare books.
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Four Questions with Dmitry Karshtedt

February 05, 2016
Professor Dmitry Karshtedt, an expert in patent law, joined the law school this past fall from the Center for Law and the Biosciences at Stanford Law School.
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What's at Stake before the Supreme Court?

February 01, 2016
Associate Dean Alan Morrison previews the upcoming term, which includes cases on immigration, workers' rights, reproductive health, and affirmative action.