News Stories

Michelle Ross

Alumni Commissioned as JAG Officers at GW Law

May 26, 2017
Michelle Ross, LLM '13, has received a commission as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserve JAG Corps. Ms. Ross took her oath of office at GW Law, along with another alum, Ben Christian, JD '16.
Commencement 2017

GW Law Celebrates Commencement 2017

May 25, 2017
The 150th Commencement of the George Washington University Law School was held on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Events took place throughout the weekend and ranged from the Dean's Reception at the Air and Space Museum to the University Commencement at the National Mall and the GW Law Diploma Ceremony.

Introducing GW Law in New York

May 22, 2017
GW Law successfully launched a new program this past semester, which offers students a semester-long immersion into the high-end world of New York's business and finance corporate practice.
David Brunori

David Brunori Elected Fellow of American College of Tax Counsel

May 18, 2017
Mr. Brunori, a longtime adjunct at GW Law, joins an exclusive group of America's best tax attorneys.
Chris Carr

From the NFL to GW Law

May 15, 2017
The Washington Post profiles former NFL player Chris Carr as he embarks on his legal career.
Grodsky 2017

Alumnus Thomas Alford Wins 2017 Grodsky Prize

May 12, 2017
Major Alford, LLM '16, was awarded the prize for his winning paper on obtaining energy security for key DoD facilities.
William E. Kovacic

Global Competition Norms: More Urgency, Greater Obstacles

May 11, 2017
Professor William Kovacic spoke about the United Sates and the development of global antitrust norms at the spring 2017 Katz lecture.
Religious Liberty

What's In President Trump's Religious Liberty Executive Order? Professor Galston Weighs In

May 05, 2017
Professor Miriam Galston says,"The text reveals that the executive order fails to do what Trump and others forecast."
Dawn Nunziato (moderator) and Panelists

Combating Digital Incivility, Cyber-Violence, and 'Fake News'

May 04, 2017
Experts gathered for a conference held by the Global Internet Freedom & Human Rights Project on current issues surrounding the use of the internet.

Charting a Course in Higher Education

May 03, 2017
Blake D. Morant, University of Virginia alum, shares advice on his path to leadership in the legal field.
Grace Speights

Five Questions With Diploma Ceremony Speaker and Alumna Grace Speights

May 01, 2017
In advance of her address, Ms. Speights, JD '82, answers a few questions about her career and upcoming speech.
U.S. Constitution

A Debate on War Powers

April 27, 2017
Professor Jonathan Turley and Berkeley Law Professor John Yoo met again for their third debate on war powers and constitutional analysis.
Sean Murphy

Professor Murphy Teaches in Ethiopia for the United Nations

April 26, 2017
Professor Sean D. Murphy speaks about his experience teaching the law of the sea to lawyers from across the African continent.

Free Speech and Sexual Harassment: When Should the Military Prosecute?

April 21, 2017
Retired military officials and legal experts spoke about the military's enforcement of rules and laws as they apply to free speech and sexual harassment.
Larry Shire

Being LeBron’s Lawyer

April 18, 2017
Alumnus Larry Shire, JD '82, says an attorney also has to provide general advice to clients like LeBron James, Robert DeNiro, and Madonna.