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- AU Press Releases -

  • December 10, 2001
    AU Experts can Comment on 1-Year Anniversary of Bush v. Gore
  • December 4, 2001
    AU Law Alumni Pitch In To Raise Funds for District Youth--Fundraiser at 18th St. Lounge to Help Provide Holiday Gifts, Dec. 6
  • November 21, 2001
    AU Law Dean Denounces Murder of Journalists in Afghanistan
  • November 21, 2001
    Legal Scholars to Debate Executive Order To Try Terrorism Suspects in U.S. Military Courts, Nov. 26
  • November 15, 2001
    Are School Vouchers Constitutional? AU Law to Host Discussion With Representatives of American Federation of Teachers, Institute for Justice, Nov. 15
  • November 14, 2001
    Violence, Political Conflict and Conscientious Objection AU Law to Host Discussion on the Islamic Perspective, Nov. 14
  • November 9, 2001
    AU Washington College of Law Dean Claudio Grossman to Receive 2002 Inter-American Press Association Chapultepec Award For Protecting Freedom of the Press and Expression
  • November 9, 2001
    AU Law Welcomes International Legal Studies Students, Introduces Them to Their Ambassador at Annual Embassy Reception, Nov. 8
  • November 5, 2001
    National Security and Human Rights: Are They Compatible? AU to Host Discussion with Former State Dept., DOD, Human Rights Law Experts on Civil Liberties in Times of War, Nov. 6
  • October 30, 2001
    Race Mixture Conference
  • October 24, 2001
    IMF Officials to Discuss Activities in the New Economic and Political Environment, Oct. 25
  • October 24, 2001
    AU Law Puts Graduating Law Students Together with Future Employers--National Association of Public Interest Law Career Fair To Be Held at the Washington College of Law, Oct. 26-27
  • October 23, 2001
    AU Law to Host Discussion on Ending Discrimination--After Durban: Fighting Race and Gender Discrimination Through the International Human Rights Framework, Oct. 24
  • October 18, 2001
    AU Law to Host Discussion on Ending Prisoner Rape, Oct. 19, 20
  • October 18, 2001
    Human Genome, DNA and The Law: AU Law to Host Discussion on American Legal System's Response to Genetic Science, Oct. 19
  • October 18, 2001
    Former Congressman Rick Lazio to Discuss Post-Attack Prospects for the Economy at Black Tie Event, Mayflower Hotel, Oct. 19
  • October 17, 2001
    AU Law to Host Discussion on Judicial Selection Should A Candidate's Ideology Count? Oct. 18
  • October 15, 2001
    Does Sept. 11 Make Racial Profiling Okay? -- AU Law Student Associations Host Backlash: The Impact of Terrorist Attacks on Americans of Middle Eastern and South Asian Descent, Oct. 16
  • October 8, 2001
    The First Casualty: War, Free Press and the Public's Right to Know To Be Discussed at AU Washington College of Law, Oct. 9
  • October 2, 2001
    Are There Legal Responses to the Sept. 11 Attacks? Legal Experts to Discuss Possibilities, Ramifications, Oct. 4
  • September 26, 2001
    Former Director U.S. Patent & Trademark Office to Discuss The Future of Intellectual Property Law at Tower Club Breakfast, Sept. 28
  • September 20, 2001
    Consumer Rights, Women, Children's Rights Advocate Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D, IL) to Highlight Discussion at AU Law, Sept. 24
  • September 20, 2001
    Future of Music Coalition Executive Director to Discuss the Impact of the Internet, Other Digital Technology on Artists' Intellectual Property Rights at AU Law School, Sept. 25
  • September 4, 2001
    Was Your Rug Made By Child Slaves? -- Carpet Buyers Will Pay a Premium for Carpets not Produced by Illegal Child Labor
  • September 4, 2001
    AU Washington College of Law Applications Up 13 Percent vs. National Increase of 3 Percent -- Acceptance Rate Drops 8 Percent in Two Years
  • August 30, 2001
    AU Law Program on Gender, Work and Family Director Can Comment on D.C. Worker Told to Abort Her Baby or Lose Her Job
  • August 29, 2001
    AU Law Expert Jamin Raskin to Discuss Need for a Constitutional Amendment Guaranteeing the Right for Everybody to Vote, Aug. 30
  • August 28, 2001
    AU Law Professor, Daughter Take to the Streets To Sell Personal Book Collection to Benefit Central American Flood, Famine Victims, Aug. 29
  • August 27, 2001
    OAS Human Rights Commission Names AU Law Dean As Observer in 1994 Jewish Community Center Bombing Trial?Set to Begin Sept. 24
  • August 16, 2001
    Kenneth Starr, WCL's Jamin Raskin to Highlight Capitol Hill Alumni Luncheon, Aug. 21
  • June 28, 2001
    AU Law Dean Can Comment from Peru on Vladimiro Montesinos Case
  • June 26, 2001
    AU Washington College of Law Coordinates Donations to Aid Peruvian Earthquake Victims
  • June 19, 2001
    AU Washington College of Law Professor To Testify Before D.C. Council Subcommittee on Labor, Voting Rights and Redistricting, June 21: All U.S. Citizens Should Have Right to Vote
  • June 15, 2001
    AU Law Students and "At Risk" Teens Link Together To Raise Money For Summer Activities: Car Wash, June 16
  • May 29, 2001
    Supreme Court Rules 7-2 that Disabled Golfer Can Use Cart: AU Law, Americans With Disabilities Act Expert Can Comment on Case
  • May 16, 2001
    Elaine Jones, Director of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, to Address AU Washington College of Law 2001 Commencement, May 20
  • May 4, 2001
    U.S. "Voted Off The Island" as UN Realigns Human Rights Commission: AU Washington College Of Law Expert Can Comment On Decision
  • April 27, 2001
    AU Washington College of Law Attempts to Level Playing Field for Hispanics: Explores Opportunities for Hispanic Youth in the Legal Profession, April 28
  • April 23, 2001
    AU Washington College of Law Selected to Host Delegation of Venezuelan Public Defenders, April 24-25
  • April 20, 2001
    AU Washington College of Law to Host Symposium on the Compulsory Licensing of AIDS Drugs in South Africa
  • April 19, 2001
    OAS, World Bank, Amnesty International Reps Discuss Maintaining Global Rule of Law with Access to Information at AU Washington College of Law, April 20
  • April 17, 2001
    Corporations, Chad, Burma, Nigeria Violate Human Rights in Quest for Oil: AU Washington College of Law Panel to Discuss Human Rights and the Environment, April 19
  • April 13, 2001
    AU Washington College of Law Professor Elected Chairperson of the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
  • April 11, 2001
    O.J. Simpson Attorney Barry Scheck, DC Police Chief Charles Ramsey, Michael Tigar, Victims of Police Brutality to Discuss Police Misconduct at AU Washington College of Law, April 18
  • April 11, 2001
    AU Washington College of Law, Law Library of Congress Co-Host Symposium to Discuss Legal Protection of Internally Displaced Persons: Focus on Women, Children, Elderly, at the Library of Congress, April 12
  • April 10, 2001
    D.C. Councilman Kevin Chavous Takes Education Policy to the Classroom at AU's Washington College Of Law
  • April 9, 2001
    Doug Gansler, Top Criminal Lawyers to Debate Ethics in Criminal Practice at AU Washington College Of Law, April 11
  • April 9, 2001
    AU Washington College of Law, WCL Center for Human Rights Calls on Chinese Government to Observe International Norms and Release Dr. Gao Zhan
  • April 5, 2001
    Impact of Bush Foreign Policy on Kurdish Survival To Be Discussed at Monarch Hotel, April 6
  • April 5, 2001
    Former Death Row Inmate Discusses How to Survive Death Row at American University's Washington College of Law, April 6
  • April 4, 2001
    AU Law Students Teach Law to High School Students: Washington College of Law Marshall-Brennan Fellowship Awards to Feature Superintendent Paul Vance, Mary Beth Tinker, Councilman Kevin Chavous, April 5
  • April 4, 2001
    Counsel for U Michigan Affirmative Action Case to Discuss the Impact of Decline of Affirmative Action on African American Students at AU Washington College of Law Conference, April 7
  • April 3, 2001
    University of Chicago Philosopher to Discuss Elian, Kosovo at AU Washington College of Law Grotius Lecture, April 4
  • March 30, 2001
    AU Washington College of Law Corporate Moot Court Team Wins National Competition for Second Time: Gains Valuable Experience, Contacts for Future Career Opportunities
  • March 30, 2001
    Mary Beth Tinker of the Groundbreaking 1965 Supreme Court Case Tinker vs. Des Moines Independent School District to Address AU Washington College of Law Marshall-Brennan Fellowship Awards, Apr. 5
  • March 29, 2001
    AU Washington College of Law to Host Series of Panels on International Wildlife Law, Marine Life Protection, Mar. 31
  • March 28, 2001
    Mentoring Program Links AU Washington College of Law Students With Southeast's J. Haydon Johnson Jr. High School Students for Long-Term Success: Eleven Students Make Honor Roll for First Time in Their Academic Career
  • March 20, 2001
    Prosecuting Lawyers Against Chile's Pinochet, Paraguay's Stroessner to Discuss Prosecuting Human Rights Abusers at AU Washington College of Law, Mar. 26
  • March 13, 2001
    Judith Winston, Former Acting Under Secretary of Education, Appointed to AU Washington College of Law Research Faculty To Develop Project on Race and Education
  • March 12, 2001
    Rep. Rick Boucher (D-VA) to Discuss Fair Use in the Digital Era at Mar. 23 Celebration of New AU Washington College of Law Intellectual Property Clinic: $1.5 Million Gift By Commerce One Exec, UC-Berkeley Academic Establishes Clinic
  • March 6, 2001
    AU Washington College of Law Professor Says San Diego High School Shooting Is Another Example that "Zero Tolerance" Doesn't Work: "If Zero Tolerance in Schools Works, Why Does This Keep Happening?"
  • March 1, 2001
    AU Washington College of Law 'We The Students' Competition Asks High School Students to Speak Their Mind: Calls for Essays on Zero Tolerance, Voting Rights
  • February 22, 2001
    Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Crosses the 10-Year Mark: AU Washington College of Law Panel to Discuss Record, Feb. 23
  • February 22, 2001
    AU Washington College of Law Dean Claudio Grossman Elected President of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
  • February 21, 2001
    State Employees Can't Sue for Damages Under ADA: 5-4 Ruling. AU Washington College of Law Professor Can Comment on Case
  • February 13, 2001
    Meet a U.S. Supreme Court Justice or Enjoy A Private Tour of Zoo's Pandas--Annual EJF Auction at AU's Washington College of Law: Proceeds to Help Fund Student Public Interest Projects, Feb. 15
  • February 12, 2001
    United Nations Under Secretary General for Legal Affairs To Speak at AU Law on Emerging Legal Challenges to the UN, Feb. 13
  • February 12, 2001
    9th Circuit To Offer Decision on Napster: Consumers May Have to Buy Their Tunes--AU Expert on Internet Law Can Comment on Case
  • February 5, 2001
    Correspondents, Legal Counsel, Others Highlight Discussion at the AU Washington College of Law on the Media and the Legal Resolution of the 2000 Presidential Election, Feb. 7: Bush, Gore Lawyers to Speak
  • January 26, 2001
    International Human Rights Commission Asks U.S. to Halt Philip Workman's Execution, Scheduled for Jan. 31
  • January 18, 2001
    AU Washington College of Law Gives First-Year Law Students A Glimpse of Things to Come at First Opportunities Day, Jan. 19
  • January 11, 2001
    Estimated 36,000 Americans Swapped Votes Online in 2000 Presidential Election--AU Washington College of Law to Host Symposium on Internet Vote Trading: The History, Law, and Future of High-Tech Coalition Politics, Jan. 18

Franki Fitterer
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