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Judicial Review

Justice Kennedy keynotes Law Review symposium.

By Jamie L. Freedman

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy addressed a capacity crowd Oct. 15 at GW’s Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre for the opening event of the two-day George Washington Law Review Symposium. The keynote address, focusing on judicial review, set the stage for a series of panel discussions on the topic by distinguished scholars from across the nation. Read more >

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The Power of Pro Bono

With public interest work, GW Law students pay it forward.

By Carrie Madren

Students and faculty members at GW Law School have a long tradition of participating in pro bono work that leads to law reform, helps disadvantaged individuals and minority groups, and builds community. Pro bono—short for pro bono publico, meaning “for the public good”—is increasingly an important vein of GW Law education, with benefits for both volunteer and service recipient. Read more >

On the Front Lines of the Financial Crisis

Alumnus led the TARP during troubled times.

By Ari Kaplan

When Howard Schweitzer, JD ’95, left his position at the Department of the Treasury in August 2009, his colleagues gave him the customary framed items acknowledging his service, with one exception: Beneath a glass frame was a picture his 8-year-old daughter had left on the edge of his bed during the economic meltdown. It said: “Daddy—you are saving the world.” Read more >