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Naomi Cahn

Professor Cahn Awarded Family Law Lifetime Achievement Award

September 15, 2017
The award recognized her extensive scholarly contributions to the understanding of the family and family law.
Supreme Court

GW Law Panel Previews Upcoming Term of Supreme Court

September 15, 2017
Cases involving President Trump's travel ban, gerrymandering, voter purges and religious rights highlight the October 2017 term of the nation's highest court. Story by Ruth Steinhardt from GW Today.
Free Speech Graphic

Professor Ross Discusses the Future of Campus-Speech Wars

September 14, 2017
Watch Professor Catherine J. Ross discuss the First Amendment and academic freedom in a new interview with "The Chronicle of Higher Education."
Ioannis Petrou

An Alum's Unforgettable GW Law Experience

September 12, 2017
Ioannis Petrou, LLM '07, discussed how his life has changed—both professionally and personally—since graduating from the law school.
Blake D. Morant

Dean Morant Named to ABA's Commission on the Future of Legal Education

September 08, 2017
It was announced that Dean Morant is one of 10 members appointed to the commission. They will focus specifically on key issues including the bar exam, alternative teaching methods, length of law school, and other issues identified by the group.
United States Capitol

President Trump Ends DACA Program: What Happens Now?

September 07, 2017
Professor Jonathan Turley has been analyzing the latest news regarding DACA. He answered key questions about the program and its future.
Peter Raven-Hansen

Professor Emeritus Peter Raven-Hansen Reflects on His Career

September 06, 2017
Professor Raven-Hansen was conferred emeritus status by Dean Morant in May. He shared a few thoughts about his GW Law career and revealed his post-teaching plans.
Diversity Networking Reception 2017

Celebrating Diversity

August 28, 2017
The 11th Annual Diversity Networking Reception raised approximately $34,000 in funds. The annual event celebrated diversity at GW Law and was hosted by the law school's Lambda Law student group, in partnership with the GW Law Career Center.
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.