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After eight years of work by Professor Jonathan Turley and his team of GW Law students, the Justice Department in late June dropped its criminal prosecution of former college professor Sami Al-Arian. “This is a hard-fought and long-awaited victory that was eight years in coming,” says...
Congratulations go to F. Scott Kieff, GW’s Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor of Law, who is serving on the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). Commissioner Kieff, who has an extensive background in trade law and policy and intellectual property, was nominated...
Professor Emily Hammond joined the GW Law faculty this fall, bringing additional expertise in energy, environmental, and administrative law to the Environmental and Energy Law Program. 
Constitutional and family law expert Professor Catherine J. Ross testified on Capitol Hill in September, addressing House Judiciary lawmakers at a hearing on a proposed constitutional amendment on parental rights.  Professor Ross appeared before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee...
Professor Spencer A. Overton traveled to Selma, Ala., in March to participate in a commemoration of Bloody Sunday, the crossing of the Edmund Pettus Bridge that led to the Voting Rights Act of 1965. It was his first trip to Selma and especially meaningful because he teaches voting rights...
Conversations rise quickly as old friends and acquaintances walk through the doors of the Jacob Burns Law Library. Many of the guests have not seen the campus in years. Striding into the Tasher Great Room, one alumnus remarks that aside from Stockton Hall, most of the buildings did not exist when...
Through a special arrangement between the Burns Law Library and the William S. Hein & Co., Inc., GW Law alumni now have access to HeinOnline’s Law Journal Collection containing more than 1,700 law and law-related, full-text periodicals covering more than 90 subject areas. The collection...
Edith “Edie” Reese, JD ’80, was in her second year at GW Law when two 3Ls asked for her help in their trial practice class. The students needed a surprise witness to make an “excited utterance.”  “I came into their class dressed as a floozy and with a phony accent,” Ms. Reese recalls. “...
Congratulations go to Heather Foley, JD ’69, for winning the 2014 Stockton Award. The award was established by the GW Law Alumni Association to honor an accomplished alumnus or alumna who graduated 40 or more years ago, enjoyed an extraordinary career, and displays both dedication and commitment to...
It seems that William Thomas Carroll’s student notes from the Litchfield Law School have been hiding in plain view at GW for years, perhaps ever since Mr. Carroll’s days as one of the first law professors at GW’s predecessor, Columbian College. From 1828 until 1933, they effectively remained...
Carolyn Homer Thomas, JD ’12, is just two years out of law school but has already accomplished two major legal goals: becoming a practicing intellectual property (IP) attorney and writing a Supreme Court brief on religion law.
The Center for Law, economics, and Finance hosted its fourth annual Junior Faculty Business and Financial Law Workshop and Junior Faculty Scholarship Prizes in February. Organized and chaired by Professor Lisa M. Fairfax, the event supports and recognizes the work of young legal scholars in...
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