Supreme Court Justices Stephen G. Breyer and Anthony M. Kennedy are the latest members of the bench to visit GW Law.
Supreme Court justices frequently drop in on GW Law for a variety of events, and this past semester was no exception. Visits from Justices Stephen G. Breyer and Anthony M. Kennedy in the fall provided lively discussions for the GW Law community. Read more >
GW Law School bid a fond farewell to Dean Frederick M. Lawrence in November, ushering in a new era on H Street. Dean Lawrence assumed the presidency of Brandeis University on Jan. 1, marking the second time in a decade that a reigning GW Law School dean has been tapped to lead a major university. The popular dean follows in the footsteps of his GW predecessor, Michael K. Young, who served as dean from 1998 to 2004 and is now president of the University of Utah. Read more >
When Pedro Pierluisi was confirmed as the secretary of justice for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico soon after his 34th birthday, he looked so young that political cartoons illustrated the early days of his tenure with caricatures of a small man holding an enormous gavel that he could not manage. Read more >
The George Washington University Law School lost a cherished colleague and friend this fall, when former Associate Dean Ed Potts, JD '52, passed away Oct. 8 at 86 years old. The warm and engaging professor and dean, who served the Law School from 1952 to 1988, left a lasting impression on GW faculty, staff, alumni, and students as a "go-to" gentleman who went above and beyond the call of duty to serve members of the Law School community. Read more >
During a two-day conference in October, GW Law helped the National Labor Relations Board celebrate 75 years of enforcing the National Labor Relations Act. Read more >