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George Washington University Law School (GW Law)
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
United States



The Law School

Established in 1865, The George Washington University Law School is the oldest law school in the District of Columbia, and has produced some of the finest minds across the spectrum of legal scholarship. That tradition continues today, as GW Law graduates use the knowledge and skills they gain here to influence the critical legal conversations of our times.

The Program

The graduate programs at GW draw strength from their close relationship to the J.D. program. With the exception of the program in Litigation and Dispute Resolution, which is limited to LL.M. degree candidates, graduate law students take courses with J.D. students, and the resulting exchange of ideas is beneficial for both groups. Graduate students are able to combine traditionally taught courses with in-depth seminars, internships, skills training, and clinical experience for a comprehensive approach to legal education. Full-time faculty members in each specialized field provide instruction, academic advising, and thesis supervision.

* General LL.M.
* Business and Finance Law
* Environmental Law
* Government Procurement Law
* Government Procurement and Environmental Law
* Intellectual Property Law
* International and Comparative Law
* International Environmental Law
* Litigation and Dispute Resolution
* National Security and U.S. Foreign Relations Law

The Faculty

GW Law faculty members are leaders in their fields, with real-world experience and strong reputations within the legal community. With years of experience at the bar and bench, they bring valuable insight to the classroom. Our faculty members are often called upon to share their insights on current national and global news topics through major media outlets. Regardless of specialty, every faculty member is devoted first and foremost to teaching. Visit www.law.gwu.edu/faculty for full faculty profiles.

Application Procedure

There are different application processes for graduates of U.S. and non-U.S. law schools. For more information, including admissions requirements and assistance, visit www.law.gwu.edu/admissions.

Location

Washington DC

With a history of more than 140 years in the heart of Washington, D.C., life at GW Law is inextricably linked to the life of its surrounding community. Law students have unmatched opportunities to learn from expert faculty and distinguished visitors and to pursue internships, clerkships, and employment, all while enjoying the city's vibrant cultural, nightlife, and dining scenes.

Student Life

GW Law’s active, diverse student body has formed more than 40 student groups, and the Law School is home to seven reviews and journals. Because of our location and connections, the student body enjoys interacting with prominent guest speakers and visitors, including Supreme Court justices and international political leaders. Our facilities are spacious, comfortable, and technologically advanced. GW Law is home to the world-renowned Jacob Burns Law Library, and our students enjoy the resources of a large urban university. Our students are supported and engaged by both a faculty committed to teaching, and a staff dedicated to service.

Program Information

Full-Time, Part-Time
Programs
  • General LL.M.
  • LL.M. in Business and Finance Law
  • LL.M. in Energy and Environmental
  • LL.M. in Environmental Law
  • LL.M. in Government Procurement Law
  • LL.M. in Government Procurement and Environmental Law
  • LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law
  • LL.M. in International and Comparative Law
  • LL.M. in International Environmental Law
  • LL.M. in Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • LL.M. in National Security and U.S. Foreign Relations Law
  • LL.M. / M.A. (Master of Arts) in History with a concentration in U.S. Legal History
  • LL.M. / M.A. Women's Studies
  • LL.M. / M.A. Public Policy with a concentration in Women's Studies
  • LL.M. / M.P.H. (Master of Public Health)
Program Features
  • Credit earned in the George Washington - Oxford International Human Rights Law Program, which is held in summer at the University of Oxford, may be applied toward LL.M. program requirements in International and Comparative Law
  • The LLM / MA is offered with the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences for students who are pursuing the LL.M. in International and Comparative Law
  • The LLM / MPH is offered with the School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) for students who are pursuing the LLM in Environmental Law
Language of Instruction
  • English
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