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LRW: Behind the Curve?

By Jonathan Foster You’ve heard it before: “Legal Research and Writing is the most important class of your first year.” It’s a sentiment that is frequently repeated in law schools and law firms across the country. Professors of other subjects often admit that the skills taught in...

Ad Hoc Funding Questions Dominate Debate – Mark Aaron Cox, GWSBA Correspondent

The GW SBA Senate convened for its second full session on Monday, October 10, 2011 in Lisner 202 at 8:30pm.   The first order of business at any SBA general body meeting is to approve for publication the minutes of the group’s last meeting. Executive Vice President Rubin...

Direct Funding of Student Organizations – Elizabeth Confalone

Part One of the ongoing series, Follow the Money One of the primary duties of student government at the Law School is to allocate funding to student organizations. Every year, student organizations submit budgets to the SBA, detailing anticipated group expenditures. The SBA...

First Year Curriculum: Dynamic or Complacent? by Jonathan Foster

Comparisons can be dangerous.  In relationships, comparing a significant other to an ex is romantically fatal; in the mirror, comparing oneself to a supermodel is self-esteem suicide. In politics, comparing oneself to Reagan may seem like a good idea at the time, but usually ends...