Congratulations to the New 2020-2021 Board of Editors!

The George Mason Law Review presents the 2020-2021 Board of Editors.


Lea Schild
Executive Editors

Stephanie Comstock
Cody Ray Milner
Managing Editor

Mahlon J. Mowrer
Production Editor

Kevin E. P. Case
Developments Editor

Sarah Christensen
Symposium Editor

Timothy A. Swartz
Senior Articles Editor

Harrisson C. Kummer
Senior Notes Editor

Justin Angotti
Senior Research Editor

Sydney Jolliffe
Articles Editors

W. Daniel Bartle
Kirk D. Bowersox
Ethan S. Hoffman
Laura Ruppalt
Notes Editors

Zach Villemez
David Wallach
Daniel Wilkinson
Research Editors

Harry L. Arnold
Gelane Diamond
Kristopher Hiser
Tuong-Anh Pham
Associate Editors

Brady Clapp
Annie Cotter
Lillia Damalouji
Ruth Davila
Trenton Hafley
Mary Horn
Miranda Isaacs
Ben Janacek

Student Comment Receives Burton Award

Please join GMLR in congratulating MJ Egan on receiving the Burton Awards’ “Distinguished Legal Writing” Award. The Burton Awards select pieces that  “demonstrated creativity, knowledge, and know-how” in legal writing. Her comment was one of 15 law student pieces selected for this great honor. 

MJ is an associate editor of the George Mason Law Review. Her award-winning comment, When Does “Currently” Using No Longer Apply? The Americans with Disabilities Act, the Opioid Crisis, & the Search for a Solution, will appear in Volume 27, Issue 1.

Student Comment Receives Brown Award for Excellence in Legal Writing

Congratulations to MJ Egan for winning the 2019 Brown Award for Excellence in Legal Writing from the Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation. The Brown Award recognizes “excellence in legal writing in American law schools.” A panel consisting of a law school dean, a federal judge, and a law school professor selected her student comment, When Does “Currently” Using No Longer Apply? The Americans with Disabilities Act, the Opioid Crisis, & the Search for a Solution

MJ is an associate editor of the George Mason Law Review. Her award-winning comment will appear in Volume 27, Issue 1.

Congratulations to the Members Selected for Publication in Volume 28

Please join the George Mason Law Review in congratulating the following students whose student pieces will be published in Volume 28!

  • Cody Ray Milner, Into the Multiverse: Replacing the Intelligible Principle With A Modern Multi-Theory of Nondelegation (2020 Winner of Adrian S. Fisher Award for Top Student Comment)
  • Harry Arnold, When Your Blackjack Dealer Takes a Hit: How Nevada Assembly Bill 132 Threatens Vegas Casinos in an Age of Legalized Marijuana
  • Jeremy Hall, Bailment Law as Part of a Property-Based Fourth Amendment Framework
  • Stephanie Comstock, “Senator, We Run Ads”: Advocating for an American Self-Regulatory Response to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation
  • Kara Schmidt, Tinker-ing with the Internet: Resurrecting Tinker’s Territorial Nexus Element for Disciplining Internet Speech In Schools
  • Zach Villemez, Reviving Ameliorative Waste
  • Henry Chen, Applying Bright Lines to the “Black Box”: Article II Powers as a Tool for Reducing Uncertainty in CFIUS Reviews
  • Kevin Case, Enough with Exceptions: Why Congress and the Courts Should Stop Chipping Away at Section 230 Immunity
  • Justin Angotti, Everywhere and Nowhere: Reframing Personal Jurisdiction to Meet the Realities of an Increasingly Boundaryless Society
  • Lea Schild, Employer Liability for Risk of Future Identity Theft in Data Breach Cases

GMLR Cited by Justice Gorsuch in Kisor Concurrence

The Law Review is excited to share that Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch cited Lessons from the Lost History of Seminole Rock by Sanne H. Knudsen and Amy Wildermuth in his concurring opinion in Kisor v. Wilkie. The article appeared in our issue from the Law & Economics Center’s Public Policy Conference: Administration Unbound? Delegation, Deference, And Discretion.

To see how the Auer doctrine fared in Kisor v. Wilkie, click here and click the conference issue link above to brush up on your administrative law knowledge with other great articles. 

For more administrative law scholarship, stay tuned for our upcoming issue from the First Annual Symposium on Administrative Law, vol 26:3, hosted by the C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State and the George Mason Law Review. 

Congratulations to the New 2019-2020 Board of Editors!

The George Mason Law Review presents the 2019-2020 Board of Editors.


Conor D. Woodfin
Executive Editors

Ashton L. Copeland
Richard J. Markel
Managing Editor

Olivia Muller
Production Editor

Wendy Cousler
Developments Editor

Gregory Wagner
Symposium Editor

Evan Moore
Senior Articles Editor

Briana McLeod
Senior Notes Editor

Zackary Rogers
Senior Research Editor

Conrad Meek
Articles Editors

Ryan Ansloan
Ross Broudy
Clayton T. Buckner
Emily Kvalheim
Notes Editors

Olivia Gómez
Kyle McCauley
Anne Philpot
Research Editors

Josh McKenney
Evan McMahan
Stephanie Neville
Casey Watts

Robert Brosh
Giovanni Carillo
MJ Egan
Associate Editors

Ian W. Fraser
Kate Gaziano
Victoria Glover

Jessica C. Hutto-Schultz
Taylor Klauza
Alec Royka

Volume 24:5 Now Available Online!

George Mason Law Review Volume 24 Issue 5 is now online! This issue features articles and essays from the George Mason Law Review’s 20th Annual Antitrust Symposium: Twenty Years in Antitrust and Lessons for a New Administration. This issue also features development pieces from the Honorable C. Boyden Gray and Professor Nelson Lund.

Find all the articles here!

Congratulations to the New 2018-2019 Board of Editors!

The George Mason Law Review is pleased to present the 2018-2019 Board of Editors.


Gabriella Mahan
Executive Editors

Kelly E. Deibler
Bob Minchin
Managing Editor

Nikole Snyder
Production Editor

Patrick A. Wallace
Developments Editor

Robert Smith
Symposium Editor

Dylan P. Naegele
Senior Articles Editor

Alyssa Vallar
Senior Notes Editor

Hailey Wilkes
Senior Research Editor

Mallory Meaney
Articles Editors

Vanessa Duguay
Amy Hmood
Jordan Hutcheson
Jay Kaplan
Notes Editors

Christopher M. Carter
Whitney Gregory
Travis Royer
Research Editors

Heidi A. Hall
Gregory Michel
Jessica Nejberger
Cassandra G. Sciortino


GMLR Student Comment Cited by Federal Court

Former George Mason Law Review member Danielle Ely’s (’16) scholarly examination of copyright law for pre-1972 works has earned notice in the federal courts. In June 2016, Judge John J. Tharp, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois cited Ely’s student comment in an opinion in the case Sheridan v. iHeartMediaEly’s comment, entitled “We Can Work It Out: Why Full Federalization of Pre-1972 Sound Recordings Is Necessary to Clarify Ambiguous and Inconsistent State Copyright Laws,” was published in George Mason Law Review Volume 23 Issue 3.

Ely has served as a Legal Fellow at the National Music Publishers’ Association and currently works in the Business & Legal Affairs division at Discovery Communications.


Sara Almousa Awarded First Place Prize by ASECA for Her Article “Friends with Benefits?”

February 11, 2018

Please join the Law Review in congratulating member, Sara Almousa on her first place award in the Securities Law Writing Competition hosted by the Association of Securities Exchange Commission Alumni, Inc. Ms Almousa’s article,  Friends with Benefits? Clarifying the Role Relationships Play in Satisfying the Personal Benefit Requirement Under Tipper-Tippee Liability, was published in Volume 23 Issue 5.

Check out Ms. Almousa’s article here!