Freedom of Information Day

Freedom of Information Day

March 16 is Freedom of Information Day, celebrated during Sunshine Week.  The date was chosen because it is the birth date of James Madison, considered the author of the Constitution who championed open government. Sunshine Week – Your Right to Know – is...
Celebrating Black History Month:  Researching Racism

Celebrating Black History Month: Researching Racism

racism (1903) 1. The belief that some races are inherently superior to other races. 2. Unfair treatment of people, often including violence against them, because they belong to a different race from one’s own. — racist, adj. & n.   (Black’s Law...
The Pursuit of Justice in Environmental and Energy Law

The Pursuit of Justice in Environmental and Energy Law

This past year GW Law celebrated the 50th anniversary of the founding of its Environmental and Energy Program which seeks to provide the next generation of environmental and energy lawyers with tools to deal with challenges facing the environment and its inhabitants....

The Nash & Cibinic Government Contracts Collection

The Nash & Cibinic collection encompassed seven titles focusing on different aspects of U.S. government contracts law.  The series was the brainchild of GW Law Professors Ralph Nash and John Cibinic, after finding practitioners were using their continuing...
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...