Jacob Burns Law Library Operations and Covid-19

Jacob Burns Law Library Operations and Covid-19

Although the law library is closed, we are still here to help.  We’re working remotely to answer your questions about legal research.  You can reach us: 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm, Saturday – Sunday. Contact us: Email: ...
Belva Lockwood – First Women to Argue Before the Supreme Court

Belva Lockwood – First Women to Argue Before the Supreme Court

Belva Lockwood, a graduate in 1873 of the the the National University Law School (now GW Law), became the first woman member of the Supreme Court bar and the first to argue a case before the Supreme Court.  Once she had completed her course work, the law school...
Data Privacy Day ~ January 28, 2020

Data Privacy Day ~ January 28, 2020

Data Privacy Day is a global effort to “empower individuals and business to respect privacy, safeguard data and enable trust.”  January 28 was recognized as Data Privacy Day by S. Res. 337, 113th Cong. (2014).  Get involved by taking simple steps to...
Eighteenth Amendment

Eighteenth Amendment

On January 16, 1919, the Eighteenth Amendment was ratified, after years of campaigning by prohibition proponents.  The amendment prohibited the manufacture, sale or distribution of “intoxicating liquors” within the United States.  The Volstead Act was...

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