GW Law Magazine (winter 2014 issue) won a 2014 Platinum MarCom Award from the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals (AMCP) for our recent redesign.  The MarCom Awards is an international creative competition that recognizes outstanding achievement by marketing...
GW Law celebrated the legacies of three revered professors at a retirement luncheon in May, as Jack H. Friedenthal, Thomas D. Morgan, and John Andrew Spanogle Jr. retired from the law school after a combined 77 years of service. All were named professors emeriti.
When U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor officially dedicated the renovated Jacob Burns Community Legal Clinics last year, she had a profound message for the law school community: “Law is about service.” “We are the only profession that as part of our professional association credo...
The Law Association for Women (L.A.W.) and the GW Law Alumni Association honored Peggy Zwisler, JD ’76, as the 2014 recipient of the Belva Lockwood Award at a spring luncheon.  Each year, L.A.W. students select a successful and inspiring alumna to be honored at the event championing female...
GW Law lost a beloved member of the law school community April 24, when C. Thomas Dienes, Lyle T. Alverson Professor Emeritus of Law, passed away at the age of 74.
Congratulations go to Professor Gregory E. Maggs, who graduated from the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pa., in July after completing a demanding two-year course. Professor Maggs was honored at the graduation ceremony with a writing award for his outstanding paper “Cyber Attack: A Declared U.S...
Stephen A. Saltzburg, the Wallace and Beverley Woodbury University Professor of Law, received an American Bar Association (ABA) Grassroots Advocacy Award at an April ceremony on Capitol Hill. The award, presented by the ABA Standing Committee on Governmental Affairs, recognizes...
GW Law congratulates Alfreda Robinson, associate dean for trial advocacy, on receiving the prestigious Heman Marion Sweatt Award from the National Bar Association (NBA). The award honors individuals engaged in barrier-breaking work who display a commitment to excellence. 
The Army JAG Corps selected six students from GW Law and one alternate, twice as many as any other law school, for active-duty commission in fiscal year 2014.  The students were among a group of 81 chosen through a highly competitive application process. In addition to receiving help from...
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...
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