In a special bicentennial issue of GW Magazine, Professor Kate Weisburd writes that in order to truly reform criminal justice, we need to rely less on incarceration and punishment and instead redirect our resources toward meeting people's basic needs.
Professor Cynthia Lee discusses with GW Today the potential impact on policing and law enforcement prosecutions following the conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd.
Michael Hausfeld, JD '69, a groundbreaking human rights lawyer and one of the top civil litigators in the United States, will deliver the keynote address at GW Law’s Diploma Ceremony on Sunday, May 16, 2021.
In a celebration of Women's History Month, U.S. Rep. Susan Wild, JD '82, PA-07, joined by her son Clay Wild, JD '20, spoke with Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew about women in leadership, her advocacy for mental health, and the January 6 Capitol Hill attack.
In a celebration of Black History Month, ACLU President Deborah N. Archer spoke with Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew about how the law can be used to build a foundation toward equality and announced the organization’s renewed vision for fighting racial injustice.
Professor Joan E. Schaffner led the group that worked on a resolution adopted by the ABA House of Delegates calling for the U.S. Department of State to negotiate an international convention for the protection of animals.
A planned gift from IP attorney Kenneth E. Jaconetty, JD '88, creates an endowed scholarship fund to provide need-based support to law students from diverse backgrounds who wish to pursue studies in intellectual property law.
Professor Roger A. Fairfax, Jr. is named a member of the Board of Trustees for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, an advocacy teaching organization that provides opportunities and resources for attorneys to hone and refine their lawyering skills.
Ms. Marshall reviews the HBO documentary "Baby God" about a prominent gynecologist who, over the course of his 60-year career, is believed to have used his own sperm to impregnate hundreds of patients without their knowledge.
Gerald Phillip Johnston, Professor Emeritus of Law, passed away on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2020, at the age of 83. A specialist in wills, trusts, estates, and legal ethics, he served on the GW Law faculty for nearly 20 years.
In a Q&A with GW Law, Professor Roger Schechter offers his views on the $1.3 billion defamation suit filed by the voting machine manufacturer against former President Donald Trump's lawyer and advises law students on the issues they should be following in the case.