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General Mark Martins at GW Law

Trials by Military Commissions Discussed by Chief Prosecutor, Brigadier General Martins

October 30, 2017
U.S. Army Brigadier General Mark S. Martins visited GW Law for a discussion with students about the history of the United States military commissions system and the criticisms, which he referred to as the "seven uns."
Government Procurement Law faculty members

USTDA Presents Award to Faculty for Cooperation on Procurement Capacity Building

October 27, 2017
The USTDA honored the Government Procurement Law Program for the contributions of its professors in support of the agency's Global Procurement Initiative and, for their commitment to promoting international best practices in public procurement around the world.
Judge Jasti Chelameswar with GW Law students

A Supreme Court Judge from India Meets with Students

October 24, 2017
Judge Jasti Chelameswar held an informal discussion with Dean Blake D. Morant and a group of students on a range of topics, including free speech, the right to privacy, and the process of judicial appointments in India earlier this month.
Professor Bradford Clark

Supreme Court Justice Cites the Work of Professor Clark

October 18, 2017
Justice Neil Gorsuch recently referred to Professor Bradford R. Clark's co-written work on the original meaning of the Alien Tort Statute during an oral argument in Jesner v. Arab Bank.
State of Homeland Security Lunch Panel

Former DHS General Counsel Offer Insights into Formation of DHS and 9/11 Response

October 18, 2017
The National Security Program and the National Security Law Association hosted a discussion with students last month on the state of Homeland Security and how the department has evolved since the 9/11 attacks.
solar community

New Handbook Helps Municipalities Catalyze Community Solar

October 16, 2017
The newly released "Catalyzing Community Solar" will help municipalities and other local governmental bodies plan and develop community solar for low-income residents. The report was written by a cross-disciplinary team that included Donna Attanasio, Senior Advisor for Energy Law Program.
Cynthia Lee

Professor Cynthia Lee Receives APABA-DC Community Appreciation Award

October 12, 2017
The Asian Pacific American Bar Association recognized Professor Lee's dedication to law students and contributions to the organization.
Reuters at GW Law

Senior Policy Officials Discuss Financial Regulation at GW

October 09, 2017
Chairman of U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Christopher Giancarlo and Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell joined Reuters and GW Law for a discussion on financial regulation and the issues currently under consideration by regulators.
Joan Meier

Professor Meier Identifies How Family Courts Treat Abuse and Accusations of Alienation

October 06, 2017
Professor Joan S. Meier spoke about her new research on Blog Talk Radio regarding how judges in family court make decisions about child custody when there are allegations of abuse and alienation.
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.