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...
Rachel Carson and the Birth of the EPA

Rachel Carson and the Birth of the EPA

To celebrate GW’s Environmental Law Program’s 50th anniversary, the law library’s current display recognizes Rachel Carson’s influence on the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency, and environmental policy in the United States at large. Rachel Carson...
The Duel in History:  Laws, “Codes,” and Censure

The Duel in History: Laws, “Codes,” and Censure

On display for the 2019 fall semester is a baker’s dozen of rare books from the Law Library’s extensive and growing collection of works on the legal history of dueling.  The selections, which include works from the sixteenth through nineteenth centuries, shed light on...
Art Crime

Art Crime

The GW Law Library’s current display concerns art and cultural property crime, which includes antiquities theft, art theft, and art fraud. Such crime is the third highest-grossing annual criminal trade worldwide and is run primarily by organized crime syndicates...
Did You Know Batgirl Was a Librarian?

Did You Know Batgirl Was a Librarian?

The “Superheroes and the Law” display at the Jacob Burns Law Library answers that question as it explores the relationship between comic books and the legal profession. The display features six famous Superheroes and Villains who were all attorneys. Read...

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