The Center for Law, Economics & Finance is a think tank designed as a focal point in Washington, DC for the study and debate of major issues in economic and financial law confronting the United States and the global community.
GW Law’s intellectual community is enriched by the work of a number of research centers and exchange initiatives, and the contributions of distinguished visiting scholars from abroad. These initiatives provide opportunities for student involvement, while they make significant contributions to the development of law and policy both in the U.S. and abroad.
Through the work of these centers and initiatives, GW Law students, faculty, and alumni collaborate with leaders in legal, academic, business, political, and innovation communities in the United States and around the world.
The Sustainable Energy Initiative is a thought-leadership platform for the consideration and development of energy policy.
The Cybersecurity Law Initiative was launched in January 2017 to bring together the law school's nationally recognized strengths with expertise from across the university.
The Corporate Law and Governance Initiative seeks to facilitate constructive discourse, innovative scholarship, and novel solutions around corporate law and governance.
The Criminal Law Initiative is designed to illuminate career pathways in criminal law and policy for students and alumni, and to promote academic inquiry, professional engagement, and scholarly research on cutting-edge criminal law issues.
The Competition Law Center (CLC) promotes the effective design and implementation of competition law systems in the United States and abroad.
The Dean Dinwoodey Center for Intellectual Property Studies, co-directed by Professors Martin J. Adelman and Robert Brauneis and Associate Dean John Whealan, sponsors research and activities on a broad range of intellectual property issues.
Distinguished foreign law professors and practicing lawyers are invited to visit the law school for limited periods of time.
GW Law is a participating institution in Technology | Academics | Policy (TAP), a forum for academics leading the dialogue on the impact of technological innovation in areas including intellectual property, cloud computing, competition policy, economic growth, and privacy and security.
The mission of the James F. Humphreys Complex Litigation Center is to provide federal and state judges, court administrators, lawyers and public policy makers with comprehensive information about complex litigation in the United States and alternative methods for managing such cases fairly and efficiently.