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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.

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.
Blake D. Morant

The Heroic Lawyer

June 20, 2017
Dean Blake D. Morant writes in HuffPost about the importance of sharing positive narratives of lawyers who uplift society in an effort to counter negative perceptions of the legal profession.
Rudge Winners

Students Win Writing Prizes in Rudge Competition

June 16, 2017
Students were awarded cash prizes for proposing creative solutions to serious societal problem in the United States.
Vanessa Chen

Alumna Vanessa Chen Wins Rodney Thaxton 'Against All Odds' Award

June 14, 2017
Vanessa L. Chen, JD '07, was selected as the winner of this year's Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers' (FACDL) Rodney Thaxton "Against All Odds" Award.
James Comey

Faculty Analyze Ex-FBI Director's Hill Testimony

June 12, 2017
GW Today spoke to Paul Schiff Berman about the potential legal and political implications of Mr. Comey's public statement and testimony.
Pro Bono Ceremony

Class of 2017 Sets Two New Pro Bono Records

June 08, 2017
This year, 280 graduates contributed an astounding 109,515.53 pro bono hours. In addition, 75 more students participated than ever before.
David Fox

Alumnus David Fox to Clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer

June 06, 2017
After spending several years in Boston, Mr. Fox will be returning to Washington, D.C., to begin his yearlong clerkship next month.

Professor Hammond on President Trump's Paris Climate Decision: What's Next?

June 02, 2017
Professor Emily Hammond shares her thoughts and predictions on the president's decision in a new Q&A.
Noor Hamadeh

Alumna Noor Hamadeh Wins Arthur Helton Fellowship

June 01, 2017
Ms. Hamadeh, JD '17, will be a law fellow with the Public International Law & Policy Group, where she will be advising the Syrian opposition on peace negotiations and other related issues.
Naomi Cahn

Professor Naomi Cahn Elected Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

May 31, 2017
Naomi Cahn is the only trusts and estates professor in D.C. to be a member. ACTEC is the premiere estate planners' organization in the United States, comprised of leading trust and estates lawyers in all 50 states.