News Stories


Ruth Bader Ginsburg at GW Law event

"Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Opera Fan, Swedish Translator, Icon and Friend"

September 28, 2020
Members of the GW Law community who shared personal relationships with Justice Ginsburg recalled their memories of the late judicial icon and her role as mentor and friend.
Justice Breyer speaking with Dean Matthew and Alan Morrison

Justice Breyer Celebrates Constitution Day with GW

September 24, 2020
In a virtual conversation moderated by Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew and Associate Dean Alan B. Morrison, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer shared his thoughts on strengthening our democracy through a greater understanding of the Constitution and increased citizen participation in public life.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg at GW Law event

Remembering Justice Ginsburg

September 21, 2020
Professor Paul Schiff Berman, who clerked for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg more than two decades ago, spoke with GW Today about her life, influence, and legacy, while also sharing personal memories.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Jeffrey Rosen

"RBG, in Her Own Words"

September 21, 2020
Professor Jeffrey Rosen, author of Conversations with RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law, writes for The Atlantic about his revealing interview with Justice Ginsburg just nine months ago when she discussed her struggles, her losses, and her hope for the future.
Alberto Benitez teaching

Professor Benitez Honored by Best Lawyers

September 18, 2020
For the third year in a row, Professor Alberto Benitez, Director of the Immigration Clinic, is named one of the top immigration lawyers in Washington, DC, by Best Lawyers, a peer-review publication. He is the only law professor on the list.
Mike McKeon

Alumnus Endows Professorship of Intellectual Property Law

September 10, 2020
A gift from Michael J. McKeon, JD ’96, establishes the Michael J. McKeon Professorship of Intellectual Property Law, building on GW Law's pioneering program in this area. Professor Robert Brauneis is the inaugural holder of the endowed professorship.
Soohyun Stephanie Hahn

2L Receives Inaugural NAPABA Law Foundation SAIL Scholarship

September 08, 2020
Soohyun Stephanie Hahn is a recipient of the Sharon and Ivan Leadership (SAIL) Scholarships from the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) Law Foundation for “outstanding professional promise and leadership potential.”
Caroline Pham

Caroline Pham, JD '11, Recognized by RegTech Analyst

August 27, 2020
Ms. Pham, JD '11, Director and General Counsel and Deputy Head of Global Regulatory Affairs at Citi, is chosen as one of 11 women leading the emerging RegTech industry into the future.
Portrait of Jeremy Bearer-Friend

Professor Bearer-Friend Receives Tax Editorial Appointment

August 25, 2020
Professor Jeremy Bearer-Friend is appointed to a three-year term on the editorial board of The Tax Lawyer, a peer-reviewed tax law journal published quarterly by the American Bar Association's Tax Section.
Jonathan Kahan

Alumnus Establishes Health Law Initiative at GW Law

August 20, 2020
A gift from health law attorney Jonathan S. Kahan, BA '70, JD '73, creates the Health Law Initiative, building on GW Law's strengths in the fast-growing field of health care law. Professor Sonia Suter, the Kahan Family Research Professor of Law, serves as the project's Founding Director.
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A Student Perspective: Gina McKlveen, 3L, Examines the Impact of Women from GW Law

August 19, 2020
August 2020 marks 100 years since women won the fight to be granted their equal right to vote. GW Law celebrates Belva Ann Lockwood, Emma Reba Bailey, Mary Coleman, Marguerite Rawalt, Helen Newman, Patricia Robert Harris, Sarah T. Hughes, Jeanette A. Michael, and Peggy Cooper Cafritz.
Portrait of Sara Bell

Sara Bell, JD '14, Honored by ABA

August 14, 2020
Ms. Bell, Counsel at PBS, is a recipient of the American Bar Association's 2020 "On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers" Award. The program recognizes exemplary achievement, innovation, vision, leadership, and legal and community service.
Police officers in DC

Advocating for Justice Reform in DC

August 12, 2020
GW Law students and Professorial Lecturer in Law Patrice A. Sulton are leading efforts to transform DC’s policing, court, and corrections systems through their work in the DC Justice Lab.
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Alumni Honored by Billboard

August 11, 2020
Gillian Bar, JD '99, Stu Bondell, JD '80, and Gary Greenstein, JD '96, are among Billboard's 2020 Top Music Lawyers for helping clients navigate the economic turmoil of the pandemic and joining the call for an end to racial injustice.
Lisner Hall

In Memoriam: Glen Earl Weston

August 07, 2020
Professor Emeritus Glen Earl Weston passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2020, at the age of 98. He enjoyed a 40-year teaching career at GW Law and rose to international prominence in antitrust, trade regulation, and intellectual property.

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