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The Jacob Burns Community Legal Clinics made their much-anticipated return to the Law School campus this summer from temporary quarters on Pennsylvania Avenue. While the clinics’ location at the corner of 20th and G Streets, NW, is the same as it used to be, the look, size, and functionality...
The GW Law Association for Women and the GW Law Alumni Association honored Elizabeth Moler, JD ’77, as this year’s recipient of the annual Belva Lockwood Award at a March luncheon. Ms. Moler was selected based on her inspiring and successful career in both the private and public sectors. Highlights...
Professor Thomas Buergenthal received two high honors—the Presidential Order of Excellence and the Law School Dean’s Medallion—at the GW Law International Alumni Weekend Dinner on Sept. 28. Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, who studied at GW Law in the mid-1990s, presented Professor...
Spring Break once again brought fourth graders from Fairfax County’s Churchill Road Elementary School to campus for lessons on law and civics taught by GW Law students. The sixth annual Kids’ Mock Trial, run by Professor Jonathan Turley, saw the 2,000th local elementary school student come through...
The Jacob Burns Law Library’s 2013 Richard and Diana Cummins Legal History Research Grant was awarded to Dr. Emily Kadens of Northwestern University School of Law.  The Cummins Grant provides a stipend to support short-term historical research using Special Collections at the Burns Library,...
Ireland’s Ambassador to the United States, Michael Collins, presented 2012 Irish Legal 100 Awards to (left to right) J.B. and Maurice Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law Jonathan Turley, with wife Leslie Turley, and Katie Harrington-McBride, BA ‘91, JD ‘94, principal counsel who works on...
The courthouse in Montgomery County, Ala., was renamed to honor the Hon. Charles Price, JD ’72, presiding judge of the 15th Judicial Circuit. Judge Price, who has served as a Montgomery County Circuit judge since 1983, received national recognition in 1997 as the recipient of the prestigious John F...
Leading academics and practitioners participated in five panels in March discussing the many controversial issues surrounding modern class action litigation. The symposium was jointly sponsored by GW Law’s James F. Humphreys Complex Litigation Center, Public Justice Foundation, and COSAL, with...
University of Nevada Las Vegas President Neal Smatresk named Daniel W. Hamilton, JD ’95, the third dean of the William S. Boyd School of Law. Dean Hamilton, previously associate dean for faculty development and professor of law and history at the University of Illinois College of Law, took the helm...
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