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In the Classroom
With Clarence Thomas

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas traded his robes for a tweed jacket this fall as co-professor of a weekly constitutional law seminar at GW.

By Ruth Steinhardt

Most law students who refer to the lessons they've learned from justices on the U.S. Supreme Court are speaking figuratively. But in the case of GW's Constitutional Law 6399-14: Leading Cases in Context, co-taught by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and Professor Greg Maggs, students have a more direct line to the source. Read more >

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A Supreme Visit

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia keynotes Law Review Symposium

By Jamie L. Freedman

United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia addressed a capacity crowd Nov. 3 at GW's Jack Morton Auditorium for the opening event of the two-day George Washington Law Review Symposium. Read more >

Transforming Lives

For 40 years, GW's Legal Clinics have been serving the community and giving students real-world experience.

By Mary A. Dempsey

When the young mother slipped out of the house in the middle of the night, away from the threats of her violent husband, she thought she'd lost it all—her home, her children, the life she'd known for 10 years. Then she walked into the Superior Court of D.C. Read more >

A Record-Breaking Reunion

GW Law celebrated its most successful reunion ever in 2011, welcoming more than 600 alumni back to campus.

By Mary A. Dempsey

Law School officials may be marveling at the 2011 reunion turnout—the best ever—but the organizing committees say the explanation is simple. It was all about people reaching out to other people, with a little technology thrown in for good measure.. Read more >

Media Magnets

GW Law faculty scholars are sought-after media experts on a wide range of legal "hot topics."

By Ari Kaplan

On any given day, at least one of GW Law School's 100 or so full-time faculty members is typically in the news. It might be Professor Mary Cheh giving expertise on constitutional law and criminal procedure issues to a reporter from The Washington Post, Professor Paul Butler publishing an Op-Ed on jury nullification in The New York Times, or Professor Jonathan Turley addressing civil liberties on NPR, among many others. Read more >