News Stories


3L Wins During NYU's Cybersecurity Awareness Week

December 29, 2016

Austin Mooney, 3L, and his team won first place in the Policy Competition category of the 13th annual New York University's Cyber Security Awareness Week (NYU CSAW) in November.

Public Justice Advocacy Clinic Complaint

GW Law Clinic Students Tackle Animal Welfare Reform

December 21, 2016
The Public Justice Advocacy Clinic is representing the Animal Welfare Institute in a complaint against the USDA.
Revisiting Langdell

Dean Contributes Article in New Book about Legal Education Reform

December 20, 2016
Blake Morant responds to the alleged crisis in legal education in new article.
Dinah Shelton

Professor Emerita Dinah Shelton Receives 2016 CIEL International Environmental Law Award

December 14, 2016
The Board of Trustees recognized Professor Shelton's scholarship in international environmental and human rights law.

Catching Up With 'MEANS' Co-Founder and GW Law Alum Grant Nelson

December 13, 2016
The 2016 graduate discusses his part in building a successful online initiative that helps the hungry.
Nash & Cibinic Report

The Nash & Cibinic Report Turns 30

December 06, 2016
The report was founded in 1987 by Professors Ralph C. Nash, Jr., and John Cibinic, Jr., GW's legendary government contracts law team.
Leslie Caldwell

Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell Visits GW Law

December 01, 2016
Ms. Caldwell spoke about investigations and enforcement of international corruption and fraud by the DOJ's Criminal Division.
Steven Schooner

Professor Eyes Potential Presidential Conflicts of Interest

November 30, 2016
Steven Schooner is leading a national conversation about Donald Trump's potential conflicts of interest as president.
Michelle K. Lee

First Woman to Head USPTO Speaks at Fall 2016 Katz Lecture

November 22, 2016
Director Lee shared insights about her career and advice for students.
Former Governor O'Malley with GW Students

Martin O’Malley Talks Maryland’s Health Care Revolution

November 21, 2016
The former Maryland Governor spoke on the role of states in health care reform at GW Law’s first Health Care Law Symposium.
Catherine Ross

Professor Ross Receives 2016 AESA Critics' Choice Book Award

November 16, 2016
Her book on censorship in schools was honored this month at the organization’s annual conference in Seattle.
Judge Paul L. Friedman

GW Law Honors Judge Paul L. Friedman

November 09, 2016
Judge Friedman was presented with the Charles R. Richey Equal Justice Award in October.
Sean Murphy

U.N. General Assembly Elects Professor Murphy to Second Term

November 09, 2016
The General Assembly elected 34 members to serve five-year terms with the International Law Commission.
Bradford Clark at Justice Scalia Memorial

Professor Clark Speaks at Memorial Ceremony for Justice Scalia

November 08, 2016

The Supreme Court honored the late Justice Antonin Scalia in a ceremony on November 4 by adopting a resolution offered by the Supreme Court Bar.

Naomi Cahn

Professor Cahn Elected to American Law Institute

November 02, 2016
New members bring their perspectives and areas of expertise to ALI’s work of clarifying the law.