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Month of Macabre

Month of Macabre

October is one of my favorite months at the law library as it allows us to explore some of the stranger topics that the law covers.  From Zombies and the Law to the Salem Witch Trials, we have examined areas of law that get a bit less attention than Torts or...
Congratulations to Our 2020 GW Law Grads!

Congratulations to Our 2020 GW Law Grads!

We wish you all the best in your new careers!  We’re here for you as GW Law alumni.  Although we’re not physically open at this time, we offer virtual services to our alumni. Ask us your research questions during our service hours Monday – Friday: ...
Single-Use Plastics & the Law

Single-Use Plastics & the Law

We’re as excited about taking care of the environment here at GW Law as we are about the 50th anniversary of our International Environmental Law program!  Our latest display, “Single-Use Plastics & the Law,” explores the impact of single-use...
Season’s Greetings

Season’s Greetings

The Jacob Burns Law Library wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday season. The Law Library is open December 18 to December 20, 9:00am – 4:45pm.  The Law Library is closed for the University’s Winter Holiday from Saturday, December 21, 2019, through...
Bill of Rights Ratified

Bill of Rights Ratified

On this day in 1791, the first ten Amendments to the United States Constitution were ratified.  The Bill of Rights, as these Amendments came to be known, guaranteed personal liberties with the federal government.  The First Amendment alone included the right to...