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A Historic Conversation

GW Law hosts the first official conference of the U.S. Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights.

By Jamie L. Freedman

Four U.S. Supreme Court justices and seven members of the European Court of Human Rights gathered at GW Law School in March for a historic summit focusing on issues relevant to both courts. Read more >

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A June Tradition Begins

GW Law's first springtime reunion welcomes hundreds of alumni back to campus.

By Kelley Stokes

More than 700 alumni traveled to Washington, D.C., June 1-2 for the Law School's first-ever springtime reunion. Previously held in the fall, Reunion Weekend 2012 ushered in a new era in GW Law's reunion tradition, a change precipitated by alumni feedback that springtime reunions would facilitate larger attendance by better accommodating their schedules. Read more >

Bridging the Gap

D.C. Volunteer Lawyers Project provides legal services to Washingtonians in need.

By Laura Hambleton

Sitting in the back of a Washington, D.C., courtroom, Marla Spindel, JD '93, listened carefully. Two parents were trying to agree on a visitation schedule for their son before a Superior Court judge. The young lawyer helping with the negotiations was part of Ms. Spindel's D.C. Volunteer Lawyers Project. Read more >

Commencement 2012

Carmen M. Ortiz, JD '81, keynotes Law School Diploma Ceremony

By Jamie L. Freedman

The sunlit Washington Monument provided a striking backdrop for Commencement 2012, as nearly 600 Law School graduates joined the distinguished ranks of GW alumni at a festive, universitywide celebration May 20 on the National Mall. Read more >