News Stories

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.
Alfreda Robinson, Associate Dean for Trial Advocacy.

NBA Names Associate Dean Robinson as Vice President for Regions and Affiliates

August 23, 2017
Associate Dean Alfreda Robinson was sworn in as the National Bar Association (NBA) Vice President for Regions and Affiliates at the annual NBA Convention in Toronto, Canada.
Blake D. Morant

Dean Morant Makes the Case for Holistic Education

August 14, 2017
In his new article for "HuffPost," Dean Blake D. Morant writes about the importance of fostering a holistic program of education in order to resist bigotry and prejudice in the wake of the events in Charlottesville, VA.  
Jeremy Pam

Jeremiah Pam Named Business and Finance Law Program Director

August 14, 2017
Mr. Pam will work to enhance the Business and Finance Law Program by supporting and collaborating with faculty in the creation of programming and scholarly engagement, advising students, and creating pathways to employment opportunities in related fields.
Middle School Students at GW Law

Middle School Students Visit GW Law for a Mock Trial

August 10, 2017
Students of the D.C. Higher Achievement summer academy program recently visited GW Law for a mock trial and participated in the Library Program "Law School Rock!"
Murphy with Students

Students Spend Their Summer with Professor Murphy in Geneva

August 08, 2017
This summer three GW Law students traveled to Geneva, Switzerland, to work as assistants at the U.N. International Law Commission (ILC).
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.