Dayna Bowen Matthew, Dean and Harold H. Greene Professor of Law, interviews GW Law faculty experts to explain issues important to the nation and the impact they may have on the national election in November 2020.
Scholars at GW Law are not only excellent teachers but are some of the leading experts in almost every aspect of law. Whether it is constitutional law, voting rights law, administrative law, international law, freedom of speech, human rights law, criminal law and so much more, learning from them is learning from the best experts in the country. Through Testimony, Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew brings these conversations into the public sphere.
The First Amendment and Free Speech with Professor Catherine Ross
Dean Matthew speaks with Catherine Ross, Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor, GW Law. Professor Ross is an expert in first amendment law, family law, and policy issues concerning children. Professor Ross' most recently published book is entitled "Lessons in Censorship: How Schools and Courts Subvert Students' First Amendment Rights" (Harvard University Press, 2015).
Gender Nonconformity with Professor Naomi Schoenbaum
Dean Matthew speaks with Professor Naomi Schoenbaum, Associate Professor of Law. They discuss Professor Schoenbaum's article "The New Law of Gender Nonconformity," and transgender law, including recent Supreme Court decisions on the matter.
Privacy Law with Professor Jonathan Turley
Dean Matthew sits down with Jonathan Turley, J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law, a nationally-recognized legal scholar in constitutional law, legal theory, and tort law. They will discuss privacy law, and Professor Turley's recent article, "Anonymity, Obscurity, and Technology: Reconsidering Privacy in the Age of Biometrics."
Global Legal Pluralism with Professor Paul Schiff Berman
Dean Matthew talks with Paul Schiff Berman, Walter S. Cox Professor of Law, a foremost theorist on globalization, legal systems, and big theoretical questions, like "what is law?"
Professor Berman will discuss his two most recent scholarly works: his book Global Legal Pluralism: A Jurisprudence of Law Beyond Borders, and The Oxford Handbook of Global Legal Pluralism, a collection of other scholars' work, engaging with his book.
Domestic and Family Violence with Professor Joan Meier
Dean Matthew sits down with Joan Meier, Professor of Clinical Law and Director of the National Family Violence Law Center at the George Washington University Law School, to discuss Professor Meier's major study, "Child Custody Outcomes in Cases Involving Parental Alienation and Abuse Allegations.” These findings have been written about in a variety of major news and scholarly outlets.
Administrative Regulations and the Administration: A Conversation with Professor Robert Glicksman
Professor Robert L. Glicksman, J. B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Environmental Law, discusses climate change and the regulation of the Environmental Protection Agency. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience and has published prolifically, often being critical of the regulatory approach of the Trump administration. In his articles, he channels his anger about the derogation of the administrative state and provides thoughtful and theoretical proposals for the future.