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Federal Reserve Policy Implicates Grad Student Decisions

Follow By Arthur Saakian Quantitative Easing is the Kool-Aid that America is drinking—at least until 2014. Manufactured by the Federal Reserve at the start of the Great Recession in 2008, Quantitative Easing–or QE–is a monetary policy used by the Fed to increase the...
Posted On Apr 09 2012

Try Clinical Courses Without Clients

Follow By Professor John F. Banzhaf, III Stock Photo: Professor John Banzhaf III A major complaint from both BigLaw hiring partners and corporation counsel is that law school graduates often have such little practical-skills training that the clients are unwilling to pay for...

LRW: Behind the Curve?

Follow 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...

Law Review Editors Respond to Above the Law Email Disclosure

Follow Editorial Note: The article which sparked the original controversy can be found HERE. October 7, 2011 The staff of The George Washington Law Review was disappointed and saddened to discover last Wednesday that one of our editors had anonymously submitted an e-mail...

A Conversation with New Associate Dean of Admissions Sophia Sim – Alex Giannattasio

Follow Gaining admission to a top law school has never been an easy endeavor. The application process is well known for being both complicated and stressful. But in the face of an uncertain economic climate, rapid globalization, and high unemployment—even and especially among...

Office Hours: Professor Orin Kerr by Stephanie Levitt

Follow His favorite number is five. As a law student, administrative law fascinated him. He is ranked #7 among criminal law scholars in the United States for citations in academic journals, and, three weeks ago, one of his blogs was cited by the D.C. Circuit. Who is this...

Badinage 101 by Blake Behnke

Follow “Badinage” – it’s an obscure word, and it’s early in the school year so I apologize for challenging your already overtaxed vocabularies, but I’ll save you a trip to dictionary.com.  Badinage means humorous conversation.  Over the next year we are going to badinage...