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GW Law is now home to the Federal Communications Law Journal (FCLJ) of the Federal Communications Bar Association—expanding the school’s list of student-operated scholarly journals to eight.  When petitioning to host the FCLJ in 2011, GW Law’s Student Bar Association and the Cyberlaw...
In his article “Formulation and Enforcement of ‘Amazon’ Taxes,” published in the Feb. 4 issue of State Tax Notes, Gordon Yu, JD, MBA ’13, discusses the laws that states can choose to pursue in order to recoup taxes from online retailers such as Amazon. Mr. Yu published the paper during his...
This spring as Patrick Rigney, JD ’13, was wrapping up his law school studies, he was named by Inside Lacrosse as a 2013 Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association Academic All-American.  Mr. Rigney played for the George Washington University’s lacrosse team as a defensive midfielder; he was the...
Each year GW’s Student Bar Association, with the assistance of the Dean of Students office, honors student groups and members for their events and programming. This year’s Best Student Organization Award went to District Record Sealing Service—a pro bono project started by students (with help...
Lambda Law, with the support of the Career Center, hosted its annual diversity networking reception in March. The event filled the first floor of Lerner and Stockton Halls with students, faculty, and practitioners.  
Joel Meister, a part-time JD student, received the 2013 Jamie Grodsky Prize for Environmental Law Scholarship for his paper on financing solar energy. The prize is presented each year for the best paper written by a GW Law JD, LLM, or SJD student in the field of environmental law.
GW Law celebrated the 35th anniversary of its annual Patricia Roberts Harris Awards Banquet in May. One of GW Law’s most distinguished alumni, the Hon. Patricia Roberts Harris, JD ’60, graduated first in her class and was the first African American woman to represent the United States as an...
Melinda Dudley, JD ’13, served as a research assistant for Harold H. Greene Professor of Law Naomi R. Cahn during her final year of law school, working on issues such as the laws behind our digital assets—-an emerging area in which Professor Cahn’s work is at the forefront.  Among other...
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