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Comprehensive List of GW Experts for Remaining US Supreme Court Cases

June 26, 2015
Seven U.S. Supreme Court decisions will be released in the next week. The George Washington University has experts on the law and issues of each case. 
 
To schedule an interview with any of these experts, contact GW Media Relations at 202-994-6460 or gwmedia@gwu.edu
 
GW’s Flash Studio can accommodate live, remote or taped television and radio interviews.
 
General Supreme Court and Constitutional Law Issues
 
David Fontana, associate professor of law, is an expert on constitutional law, politics and the legal system. He can comment on the Supreme Court’s actions and its interactions with other federal courts.
 
Alan Morrison, Lerner Family Associate Dean for Public Interest and Public Service Law, is an expert on public interest law. He has argued 20 cases before the Supreme Court and can discuss the court’s intricacies as well as the prospects of many cases before it. Mr. Morrison recently spoke with GW Today about the court's decision and its consequences.
 
Jeffrey Rosen, professor of law, is an expert on constitutional law. He is the author of “The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries that Defined America” and can comment on how the Supreme Court may handle different issues. 
 
Same-Sex Marriage
 
Naomi Cahn, Harold H. Greene Professor of Law, is an expert in family law. She can comment on various legal issues related to marriage, child custody and adoption, employment discrimination, family leave and estates.
 
Joan Schaffner, associate professor of law, is an expert on civil procedure and gay and lesbian legal issues. She can comment on the various ways sexual orientation is considered in the law.
 
Stephen Forssell, director of GW’s LGBT Health Graduate Certificate Program, can discuss the history of LGBT rights in the U.S., developmental outcomes of children with LGBT parents who are in a legal marriage and the connection between access to marriage rights and health care.
 
Affordable Care Act
 
 
Environmental Regulations
 
Susan Dudley, director of the GW Regulatory Studies Center, is an expert on regulations. She follows new environmental regulations and can comment on economic impacts of EPA rules.
 
Redistricting
 
John Sides, associate professor of political science, is an expert on political behavior in American and comparative politics. He can comment on political campaigns, voting, public opinion and redistricting. Dr. Sides is a contributor to the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog and wrote a book analyzing the 2012 presidential election.
 
Housing Discrimination
 
Gregory D. Squires, professor of sociology, and public policy and public administration, is an expert on urban sociology and race relations. He can comment on foreclosures, housing discrimination, housing finance and urban development.
 
Lethal Injection
 
The GW Law School has several experts on the death penalty.
 
Sentencing
 
Stephen Saltzburg, Wallace and Beverley Woodbury University Professor of Law, is an expert on criminal law. He can comment on a variety of criminal procedure topics.
 
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