News Stories

cat shelter

Professor Schaffner Speaks about the ABA Animal Law Committee's Resolution to Aid Community Cats

December 21, 2017
Professor Joan E. Schaffner spoke about her work with the American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section's Animal Law Committee in an episode of "Our Hen House."
Katz Lecture 2017

Judge Richard Linn Talks About His Career and Offers Words of Advice to Students at Katz Lecture

December 19, 2017
Judge Linn visited GW Law for a conversation with Associate Dean John M. Whealan about the evolution of his career and shared advice to students in the audience.
Prison concept

Professor Emeritus Thomas Buergenthal Concludes Kim Jong Un Should Be Tried for Crimes Against Humanity

December 12, 2017
A new report released by the International Bar Associated Committee found evidence of crimes committed in North Korea’s political prisons.
Johanna Leblanc

LLM Student Johanna Leblanc Named to Washington, D.C., Commission on African Affairs

December 11, 2017
Johanna Leblanc, LLM Class of '18, has been named to the Washington, D.C., Mayor's Commission on African Affairs. She was appointed to the post by Mayor Muriel Bowser.
GW Law Review Symposium

Examining the Challenges in National Criminal Justice Reform: 50 Years Later

December 06, 2017
The fall symposium, "The Challenge of Crime in a Free Society: 50 Years Later," examined the essential issues of courts and procedure, technology, policing, corrections and sentencing, prosecution, the War on Drugs, and juvenile justice.
Bernie Guerra

Inside Bernadette Guerra's 'Whirlwind' LLM Experience

December 04, 2017
In a new interview with GW Law, Bernadette Guerra, LLM Class of '18, spoke about the role Alfreda Robinson, Associate Dean for Trial Advocacy, played in Ms. Guerra's pursuit of an LLM degree and about her current internship with the Honorable Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, Chief Judge of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.
Professor Bradford Clark with Justice Alito

Georgetown Law Honors Professor Clark's New Book, "The Law of Nations and the United States Constitution"

November 30, 2017
Professor Clark's co-written book was discussed during a two-day conference that featured Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito.
International law and order

Exploring the Trump Administration and the Use of Force Under International Law

November 27, 2017
Professor Laura A. Dickinson moderated an ASIL discussion about the interplay between international law, domestic legislation, and Executive Branch policies.
Jellie Molino

Alumna Jellie Molino Shares How Her LLM is Shaping Her Doctorate in Sustainable Procurement

November 21, 2017
In an interview with GW Law, Ms. Molino, LLM '17, spoke about her experience at the law school, and how her degree has shaped her education and career goals for the future.
Kovacic speech

Professor Kovacic Receives Honorary Degree from the University of Neuchatel

November 17, 2017
Professor William E. Kovacic received an international recognition for his achievements from the University of Neuchatel in Switzerland on November 4.
LLM Option

How an LLM Degree Can Be a 'Powerful Career Accelerator'

November 15, 2017
In the latest issue of "the National Jurist," Karen Thornton, Director of the Government Procurement Law Program, spoke about the value of an LLM degree.
Steve Charnovitz

A Discussion about the Debate Over the North American Free Trade Agreement

November 08, 2017
Watch Professor Steve Charnovitz participate in a discussion about the debate over the North American Free Trade Agreement, and its prospects and challenges.
Dean Morant and Pakistani Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry

Pakistani Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry Addresses the Issue of U.S.-Pakistan Relations

November 06, 2017
At a lecture cohosted by GW Law and GW's Elliott School of International Affairs, Mr. Chaudhry said he is hopeful that relations between his country and the United States will improve. Story by B.L. Wilson from "GW Today."
GW Law Diversity Fair

Diversity Fair Prepares 1Ls for Career Planning

November 06, 2017
The GW Law Career Center hosted a 1L Diversity Fair where students were able to learn more about a variety of diversity-related programs and fellowships for their 1L summer.
Laura A. Dickinson

Professor Dickinson Receives Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service

October 31, 2017
Professor Laura A. Dickinson received the U.S. Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service to honor her year as Special Counsel to the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Defense.