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Answering the Nation’s Call

Alumni join ranks of new administration

By Jamie L. Freedman

The George Washington University Law School enjoyed a front row seat to the action this year as the 2008 presidential race took the world by storm. Read more >

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Commencement 2009

Keynote Gregory Garre, JD ’91, offers graduates optimism and inspiration

By Carrie Madren

GW Law School graduates who earned their degrees in May reached new heights with their legal education. Read more >

Supreme Advocacy

Scalia anchors hot bench at Van Vleck competition

By Jamie L. Freedman

GW’s Lisner Auditorium was transformed into a riveting courtroom on Jan. 22 as GW Law’s top oral advocacy teams argued a fictitious case before U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and U.S. Court of Appeals Judges Marsha Berzon and Jeffrey Sutton in the final round of the 59th annual Van Vleck Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition. Read more >

Branching Out From Deep Roots

Growing GW Law’s environmental law program

By Carrie Madren

Campus wide, GW has stepped up recycling efforts, added a green roof to one of its buildings, begun implementing a green buildings policy, and forged a University-wide sustainability plan. Read more >

The Supporting Cast

In an uncertain economy, GW Law’s career services can help

By Ari Kaplan

Ewadele Butler earned a 3.1 grade point average her first semester at GW Law and uneventfully completed the remainder of her first year without making a journal or Moot Court. Read more >

The Hunt for the 1580 Coutume de Paris

Building the French Customary Law Collection at the Law Library

By Jennie C. Meade

Never had the Jacob Burns Law Library’s book broker in France prefaced his weekly e-mail notification of auction lots with such an effusion, so naturally this breach in his typically restrained professional demeanor caught my attention. Read more >

Power for the People

Alan Morrison named first public interest law dean

By Carrie Madren

After more than 40 years of being a public interest attorney, Alan B. Morrison has debunked a common misconception. Read more >