On Tuesday evening, Dean Claudio Grossman will participate in a high level event held by the Convention against Torture Initiative (CTI) in New York City. The event will address a new global initiative for the universal ratification and implementation of the UN Convention against Torture, and will feature statements from Dean Grossman, in his capacity as Chairperson of the UN Committee against Torture, along with Martin Lidegaard, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, Heraldo Muñoz Valenzuela, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chile, Hanna Tetteh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of Ghana, R.M. Marty M. Natalegawa, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia, and Mbarka Bouaida, Minister Delegate for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Morocco. Statements will be followed by a Q&A session moderated by Secretary General of the Association for the Prevention of Torture Mark Thomson.
AUWCL's Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for a new ABA-approved LL.M. Degree Program in Intellectual Property, and is looking forward to welcoming the inaugural class in fall 2015. MORE
On Monday the U.S. and International Anti-Corruption Law Program held a policy dialogue on "Addressing Corruption in Global Trade." Keynote remarks were given by former WTO Director General Pascal Lamy. MORE
AUWCL has launched a new, easy way for alumni to stay involved in programs and career development efforts at the law school. Complete a 3-minute online "Alumni Volunteer Form," and identify the ways in which you would like to volunteer to help current students and recent graduates. The form opens the door to multiple opportunities for you to be involved both on campus and remotely. MORE