The University hosted a series of distinguished guests for Eric Holders installation as the 82nd U.S. Attorney General on Friday March 27th in Lisner Auditorium. President Barack Obama, former Attorney General John Ashcroft, and Ethel Kennedy came to the ceremony, which included remarks by President Obama before the official installation.
Adam Pan, an Environmental L.L.M. student at GW recently appeared as a contestant on Jeopardy in a show that aired the night of Tuesday, March 31. While many students like to play along with Alex Trebek and his contestants from the comfort of their living rooms, Adam had the opportunity to play
This column is the first in a series from Nota Bene on race, civil rights, and the presidency. Members of the law school community are encouraged to share their thoughts by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or at notabene.gwsba.com.
Hello Dean Lawrence. Thank you for taking the time to complete this interview about Civil Rights, Race and the American Presidency with Nota Bene. Would you tell us a bit about your role here at GW Law?
I have been Dean of the Law school since 2005. Since arriving at GW Law
Professor Lawrence Cunningham, the King of Contracts himself, read the Sunday New York Times with his Contracts students in mind. He said that the front-page story repeatedly mentioned American International Group's legal obligation to perform its contractual promise
It's about that time of year again: Barrister's Ball has come and passed, Spring break is but a distant memory resigned to perpetuity as a Facebook album, and second semester exams loom large and imposing.
It's no surprise that the legal community often lags behind the real world in terms of technology. But the good news is, after 16 years of being in existence, blogs have become a staple of the law school and the legal community.
BigLaw is a socialist entity, at least at the associate level. Though we don't usually use that term to label it, the fact is the law firms that we all know (and either love or hate), bastions of our capitalist, if litigious, economy, often do not mirror the market-based society that allows them to operate so profitably over time.
The United States has long held itself up as a proponent of progress, indeed, as the leader of the free world. In the face of a climate crisis and turbulent oil prices, several of the nation's prominent figures have called for the United States to take the lead in the effort to lower carbon footprints and find renewable sources of energy.
Spending beyond their means, promising people things that can't be delivered, ideas that sound too good to be true, loans that are going to cost a lot more down the road, greed by powerful people. One might think this is a list of factors that lead to the current economic crisis (and it may well be), but this could also be