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  • December 23, 2002
    Abogado Chileno y Decano de la Facultad de Derecho de la American University, Claudio Grossman, a solicitud de la Comisión de Derechos Humanos del Congreso Peruano, Dio Clase Magistral en la Celebración del Aniversario de la Adopción de la Declaración de Derechos Humanos de las Naciones Unidas
  • December 17, 2002
    AU Law Dean Delivers Keynote Address at Celebration for the Anniversary of the Adoption of UN International Declaration on Human Rights
  • December 16, 2002
    Latin America, Chile Expert can Discuss U.S. Free Trade Agreement with Chile
  • November 19, 2002
    Implications of Being Corporate "Morality Police" to be Discussed at AU Law Forum?The Evolving Legal and Ethical Role of the Corporate Attorney After the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Nov. 22
  • November 19, 2002
    Civil Rights Advocates; Islamic, Hispanic, Black Law Students to Host Discussion Racial Profiling: Past, Present and Future, Nov. 20
  • November 18, 2002
    AU Legal Expert Releases New Book, The Rehnquist Court: Judicial Activism on the Right, Panel Discussion and Book Signing at AU Washington College of Law, Nov. 20
  • November 14, 2002
    D.C. High School Students Battle It Out in (Moot) Court Over First Amendment Rights of Gay Students at the Marshall-Brennan High School Moot Court Competition, Sat., Nov. 16
  • November 11, 2002
    Faculty from Chuo, Saga National Universities to Discuss Changes in Japanese Corporate Governance at AU Washington College of Law, Nov. 12
  • November 11, 2002
    National Equal Justice Library at AU Washington College of Law Calls for Nominations for Best Equal Justice Scholarship
  • November 11, 2002
    Joseph E. Sandler, Democratic National Committee General Counsel To Deliver Election Round-Up at AU Law, Nov. 12
  • October 29, 2002
    American University Legal Experts Can Discuss Prospects for Prosecution of D.C. Sniper Suspects
  • October 16, 2002
    Should Artists Be Paid When Their Work is Published Online? AU Law and the Computer and Communications Industry Association Co-Sponsor Digital Copyright Conference, Oct. 21
  • October 14, 2002
    Environmental, Legal Experts Give Ten-Year Report Card to Convention on Biological Diversity at 7th International Wildlife Law Conference, Oct. 18
  • October 14, 2002
    AU Washington College of Law Offers Glimpse into Human Rights Around the World As Part of Annual Human Rights Film Series
  • October 9, 2002
    Prospects for Supreme Court Hearing of the Copyright Case Eldred v. Ashcroft To Be Discussed at AU Law Forum, Oct. 11
  • October 1, 2002
    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Philanthropist George Soros, AU Law Community to Honor Human Rights Advocate Aryeh Neier, Oct. 3
  • September 18, 2002
    Aharon Barak, President of Israel's Supreme Court to Address AU Law Community, Sept. 23
  • September 17, 2002
    The Constitutionality of Anti-Cross Burning, Three Strikes, Megan's Laws To Be Discussed at AU Law Forum on New Supreme Court Term, Sept. 19
  • September 16, 2002
    Chilean Senator Viera-Gallo to Discuss "Chile: NAFTA and the Current International Climate" at AU Law, Sept. 17
  • September 16, 2002
    Racial Profiling, Recording Race in Traffic Stops To Be Discussed at AU Law, Sept. 18
  • September 13, 2002
    AU Washington College of Law Weekly Workbook: A Summary of Activities for the Week of Sept. 16, 2002
  • September 9, 2002
    Reverend Jesse Jackson to Address Students at AU Washington College of Law, Sept. 10
  • September 5, 2002
    AU Law Hosts Discussion on Domestic, Legal Implications of Terrorism, Remembers Alumni Lost on September 11, 2001
  • August 27, 2002
    Does the Pledge's "One Nation Under God" Violate the First Amendment? AU Law to Host Legal and Policy Discussion, Aug. 29
  • August 23, 2002
    HELP WANTED: Unlimited Potential for Advancement: Moms Need Not Apply -- AU Law Program on Gender Work and Family Report Shows More Parents Suing Employers for Discrimination.
  • August 1, 2002
    Judge Rules Guantanamo Detainees Have No Right to U.S. Court Hearings: AU Legal Expert can Discuss Decision
  • July 26, 2002
    AU Law Corrections, Prisoners' Rights Expert to Participate on Task Force to Combat Prison Privatization, July 27-28
  • July 25, 2002
    Those I Left Behind: An OpEd Written by AU Research Scholar Gao Zhan for the Anniversary of Her Return
  • July 25, 2002
    Judge Says Moussaoui Competent to Plead Guilty?He Says, "No Thanks" and Withdraws Plea AU Law Expert Can Comment on New Developments
  • July 22, 2002
    D.C. Public High School Students Participate in Daylong Debate on Increasing Public Health Services for Mentally Ill, July 26: Debate Wraps Up Training Week for New Urban Debate League at AU Law
  • July 18, 2002
    AU Law Expert can Comment on Zacarias Moussaoui's Dramatic Guilty Plea: Judge Says "Wait"
  • July 11, 2002
    44 Supreme Court Justices from the Americas, 19 Supreme Court Presidents Given A Glimpse of U.S. Legal System at Hemisphere Summit on Justice and Freedom of the Press in the Americas
  • June 27, 2002
    American University Legal Experts can Discuss Supreme Court Rulings: School Vouchers, Student Drug Testing Upheld by Court
  • June 26, 2002
    AU Law White Collar Crime Expert Can Discuss Legal and Litigation Issues Surrounding WorldCom Scandal
  • June 26, 2002
    California's 9th Circuit Court Says No to "One Nation Under God"-- Pledge of Allegiance Unconstitutional, Court Says
  • June 20, 2002
    American University Legal Experts can Discuss Supreme Court Decision Executing the Mentally Retarded is Unconstitutional
  • June 19, 2002
    AU Law Dean to Receive Prestigious Chapultepec Grand Prize at Mayflower Hotel for Fighting for Freedom of the Press, June 21
  • June 12, 2002
    Foreign Minister Naira Melkoumian of Nagorno Karabakh to Address International Law Students at American University, June 13
  • May 30, 2002
    AU Law Academy on Human Rights to Host Screening of Academy Award-Winning "No Man's Land," June 4
  • May 28, 2002
    AU Law Human Rights Academy Draws Stellar Faculty; One of Three Institutions to Which UN High Commissioner Offers Scholarships
  • May 28, 2002
    Thomas Buergenthal, International Court of Justice; Address Given to the Washington College of Law 115th Graduating Class, May 19, 2002
  • May 14, 2002
    Students from Throughout Latin America to Participate in Only Bi-Lingual Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition at AU Law--Argue Case of Police Brutality, Corruption, May 20-24
  • May 14, 2002
    AU Law Affirmative Action Expert Can Discuss 6th Circuit Decision To Uphold University of Michigan Affirmative Action Admissions Policies
  • May 9, 2002
    Thomas Buergenthal, First U.S. Judge on International Court of Justice; NBC Correspondent Joe Johns to Address 2002 Graduating Class of AU Washington College of Law, May 19
  • May 7, 2002
    IRS Chief Counsel, Other IRS Officials and Academics to Highlight Workshop on Issues of Running a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, May 8
  • April 29, 2002
    AU Law Dean Awarded Charles Hamilton Houston Outstanding Dean in the Mid-Atlantic Region
  • April 29, 2002
    AU Law ADA Expert Can Comment on Supreme Court Decision in US Airways "Reasonable Accommodation" Case
  • April 29, 2002
    AU Law Receives $216,400 Grant to Establish First Inner-City Public High School Debate League in D.C. History
  • April 22, 2002
    Coping with Terrorism in a Democratic Society To Be Discussed at AU Law, April 25
  • April 17, 2002
    35th Anniversary of Supreme Court Decision Allowing Inter-Racial Marriage To Be Discussed at AU Law, April 18
  • April 15, 2002
    James Carville to Discuss How to Run for Office, Campaign Tactics with AU Law Students, April 22
  • April 12, 2002
    Former California Supreme Court Justice, DOJ, INS Officials, District Court Judge To Highlight Fifth Annual Hispanic Law Conference, Awards and Career Fair, April 13
  • April 12, 2002
    Reparations for Victims of Development Projects To Be Discussed at AU Law Roundtable, April 16
  • April 9, 2002
    AU Law Offers Students the Opportunity to Network with Successful Women Lawyers at Second Annual Women & Leadership Luncheon at Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, April 10
  • April 5, 2002
    Kenneth Starr, D.C. Councilman Kevin Chavous, Mrs. Thurgood Marshall, Mary Beth Tinker of Tinker vs. Des Moines Independent School District, to Highlight 2002 Constitutional Literacy Awards Celebration at AU Law, April 9
  • April 4, 2002
    Access, Potential for Success and Pitfalls Facing African Americans in the Legal Workforce To Be Discussed at AU Law, April 6
  • April 3, 2002
    The Impact of Sept. 11 on Civil Liberties at Home and Abroad To Be Discussed By Historians, Humanitarians, Human Rights Law Experts at Library of Congress, April 8
  • April 1, 2002
    Lloyd Cutler, Other Legal Experts to Discuss Whether Americans' Civil Liberties Should Be Curtailed During Wartime, April 4
  • March 21, 2002
    Is Doing Nothing a War Crime? -- Samantha Power, Former Balkan War Correspondent to Discuss Genocide and America's Consistent Lack of Response, March 25
  • March 21, 2002
    AU Law to Host Discussion on Homophobia in the Halls of Justice, March 26
  • March 19, 2002
    You Cannot Have Three Kids Under Four, Be A Beaver Cleaver Mom and Be Governor Of Massachusetts Says AU Law Work-Family Expert
  • March 19, 2002
    AU Law Professor Among First To Be Awarded Fulbright Senior Specialists Grant - Will Teach Constitutional, Comparative Law in South Africa
  • March 19, 2002
    World Bank Representatives to Highlight Discussion on Gender and Development at AU Law, March 19
  • March 18, 2002
    World Bank Representatives to Highlight Discussion on Gender and Development at AU Law, March 19
  • March 18, 2002
    Photos of Guatemalan Exhumations, Clandestine Cemeteries on Exhibit at AU Law, March 15 through April 1: Opening Reception, March 21
  • March 11, 2002
    AU Law Expert Can Discuss Education Trust "Dispelling The Myth" Finding That Poor and Minority Does Not Equal At-Risk Student
  • March 8, 2002
    Kabul to Reopen Public Schools, March 21--Muslim Legal Experts to Discuss Women's Legal Rights in Afghanistan
  • March 8, 2002
    Drugs, Money, Weapons, People, Ideas?Globalization's Five Wars To Be Discussed at AU Law Fourth Annual Grotius Lecture, March 13
  • March 8, 2002
    Scorecard from Ripken's Final Game; Autopgraphed Ripken Baseball; Watercolor by Sen. Ted Kennedy; Lunch with Ken Starr, More To Be Auctioned at AU Law Equal Justice Foundation Auction, March 21
  • March 8, 2002
    AU Law Offers First English-Spanish Summer Academy in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law for World's Leading Human Rights Practitioners and Scholars
  • March 4, 2002
    South African Diplomat, Women's Rights Advocate Helps AU Law Celebrate International Women's Day, March 7
  • March 1, 2002
    USA Today Supreme Court Correspondent, Legal Scholars to Discuss Judicial Activism and The Rehnquist Court at AU Law, March 6
  • February 26, 2002
    Right to Die, Legal Grandstanding to the Media, Justice and Pop Culture To Be Discussed at AU Law and Literature Conference, March 1
  • February 21, 2002
    World Bank Executive, AU International Law Students to Discuss and Compare Law Country to Country; Culture to Culture at Inaugural Comparative Law Conference, Feb. 22
  • February 19, 2002
    AU Law to Honor Alumnus Reggie Walton on Appointment to U.S. District Court -- Reception To Be Held at WCL, Feb. 20
  • February 19, 2002
    Former Clinton, Bush Administrators to Discuss Constitutionality of University of Michigan Affirmative Action Programs, at AU Law, Feb. 21
  • February 18, 2002
    AU Law Professor to Discuss Civil Liberties, Democracy and Patriotism at Humanities Council Inaugural Salon, Feb. 19
  • February 14, 2002
    High School Students to Argue Case of Students' Internet Free Speech Rights Following Strip Search of Student Visitors to a Jail, Feb. 16, 17
  • February 12, 2002
    AU Islamic Legal Forum To Host Discussion with Dr. Akbar Ahmed Islam and the West: Clash of Civilizations or Dialogue of Civilizations, Feb. 14
  • February 8, 2002
    Today@AU: 25TH Washington Asia Forum, Careers in International Development, "We The Students" Moot Court Competition, AU Snow Day, Women's Leadership Lunch Series, WCL Event With Gao Zhan
  • February 8, 2002
    Senators Kennedy and Collins Sponsor Work-Family Summit to Help Families Balance Work and Family, Feb. 12
  • February 7, 2002
    Milosevic Trial To Begin In The Hague on Feb. 12, 2002: AU Law War Crimes Expert Available to Comment on Progress and Outcome
  • February 7, 2002
    High Schoolers to Argue Case of Strip Search of Jail Visitors and Students' Internet Free Speech Rights
  • February 6, 2002
    Former California Supreme Court Justice to Keynote Fifth Annual Hispanic Law Conference, Awards and Career Fair, April 13: Conference to Examine Legal Issues Facing the Hispanic Legal Community
  • January 30, 2002
    AU Law Experts Can Discuss GAO Suit of Bush Administration, Executive Privilege
  • January 24, 2002
    Here, Here! AU Gender, Work and Family Expert can Comment on GAO Report that Women Still Make Less Than Men
  • January 23, 2002
    AU Washington College of Law Gives First-Year Law Students A Glimpse of Things to Come at Opportunities Day, Jan. 24
  • January 16, 2002
    Legal Experts to Discuss Executing the Mentally Retarded, Minorities at AU Law Forum, Jan. 17
  • January 11, 2002
    AU Washington College of Law Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jan. 15

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