May 6-7, 2021
This non-partisan conference brought together law professors, lawyers, and others with expertise to consider how to rebuild democracy and strengthen the rule of law. Video recordings of the conference are now available.
GW Law Inns of Court and Foundations of Practice Programs
The Inns of Court and Foundations of Practice programs at George Washington University School of Law has been nationally recognized with an E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award.
Empirical Research in Clinical Legal Education
Four authors—Colleen Shanahan (Columbia Law), Jeffrey Selbin (UC Berkeley Law), Alyx Mark (Wesleyan University/American Bar Foundation), and Anna Carpenter (University of Utah Law)—report findings from a large dataset of legal cases that shed light on the teaching-service promise of law school clinics.
VOX — If it weren’t for the animal rights activists who go undercover on America’s factory farms and slaughterhouses, we’d have little idea of the extreme cruelty inflicted on the billions of animals raised for meat, dairy, and eggs each year.Read More about University of Denver Sturm Law professor Justin Marceau honored by Vox for animal rights work
FORDHAM LAW NEWS — Generative artificial intelligence technologies, including ChatGPT, are revolutionizing the legal world, raising complex questions involving AI sentience, personal privacy, and the future of legal ethics, education, and employment.Read More about Fordham Law hosts symposium on emerging artificial intelligence technology
FORDHAM LAW NEWS — When former Lieutenant Gov. David Paterson was elevated to New York state’s highest political office in the wake of former Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s sudden resignation, the state constitution was unclear about the succession process.Read More about Fordham Law hosts former New York Governor David Paterson for program on gubernatorial succession reform