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The Nota Bene

Statement from the Nota Bene Editorial Board

This issue of the Nota Bene marks our last of the semester. With that in mind, the Editorial Board would like take a moment to issue a brief statement relating to the contents of this week’s issue. In particular, one article, a major autobiographical feature by Staff Writer...

Simple Things: Individual Lockers for All

By Katherine Mereand   First year students at GW Law should have their own lockers, and until they do they should be upset that they do not have them. It is a simple thing, and mundane enough that it is hard as a first year student to complain. So much else is more important...

He Did Not Hurt Me, But It Hurt by Katherine Mereand-Sinha

I was walking by myself on 20th between L & M Streets, NW, at about 8:50 p.m. last Wednesday.  A stranger in a wide-brimmed felt hat and a nice trench coat walked towards me.  He stepped close, too close, said coldly “white bitch”, and flicked a lit cigarette butt...

Letter from the News Editor by Alex Giannattasio

To entering 1Ls, LLMs and of course, transferees, congratulations on your enrollment at George Washington Law, and welcome to the nation’s capital. To returning 2 and 3Ls, welcome back. My name is Alex Giannattasio, and I will be serving as your Nota Bene News Editor this year....

Rain Dance by Katherine Mereand-Sinha

In this economy GW Law students need to be optimistic, driven, and passionate about a few choice areas of the law. While the same could be said of anyone interested in a job in the field of law even during boom times, the imperative during an economic depression like the...