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- AU Press Releases -

  • December 18, 2003
    Court Allows Reagan Shooter John Hinckley Unsupervised Visits to Family AU ADA, Disabilities Law Expert Can Discuss the Case
  • December 15, 2003
    AU International Law Experts Can Discuss Prospects for Trying Hussein
  • December 10, 2003
    Going 'In-House' To Get A Life: Lawyers Find Strategy For Avoiding Notorious Long Hours To Be Less Than Certain, New Study Shows
  • December 4, 2003
    AU Law Dean, Renowned Human Rights Activist Elected to United Nations Committee Against Torture, Appointed Committee VP
  • December 1, 2003
    Leading Gender Law Expert Elizabeth M. Schneider to Keynote AU Law Symposium--Domestic Violence and Achieving Gender Equality, Dec. 4
  • November 21, 2003
    Local High Schoolers to Argue Case of Free Speech; AU Law to Host High School Moot Court Competition, Nov. 22-23
  • November 19, 2003
    AU Washington College of Law, the Appleseed Electoral Reform Project Revisit, Evaluate the Unprecedented 2000 Presidential Election, Nov. 21
  • November 18, 2003
    AU Law Students Argue Hypothetical "Wrongful Convictions" Legislation Before Kathy Patterson, D.C. Council Member
  • November 17, 2003
    Democratic Presidential Candidate Carol Moseley Braun to Speak at American University Washington College of Law, Nov. 19
  • November 11, 2003
    U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans' Claims to Hear Post-Traumatic Stress Benefits Appeal at AU Law School, Nov. 17
  • November 10, 2003
    AU Law Dean, Renowned Human Rights Activist To Be Given Lifetime Achievement Award from the Hispanic Bar Association of D.C., Nov. 12
  • October 28, 2003
    Albanian Ambassador Fatos Tarifa to Highlight Discussion on Albanian Development, Status of Kosovo at American University Washington College of Law, Oct. 30
  • October 28, 2003
    Hauwa Ibrahim, AU Law Fellow, Defense Counsel for Nigeria's Amina Lawal to Address AU Washington College of Law Community, Guests, Oct. 30
  • October 24, 2003
    AU Law Program on Gender, Work & Family Changes Name to Program on Work Life Law, Hires Cornell Sociologist
  • October 22, 2003
    AU Washington College of Law Welcomes First Students in New Dual Post-Law Degree for African, Asian Lawyers -- New Advanced Law Degree Offerings Strengthen International Appeal
  • October 20, 2003
    D.C. Sniper Suspect John Muhammad Decides to Represent Himself in Court--American University Criminal Law Expert Can Discuss Stunning Development
  • October 6, 2003
    Nigeria's Amina Lawal, Death By Stoning Sentence Overturned: Defense Lawyer to Speak at National Press Club, Oct. 8
  • October 2, 2003
    Legal Experts to Discuss Peer-to-Peer Music File Sharing, the Future of Copyright At American University Washington College of Law, Oct. 3
  • October 1, 2003
    American University Legal Expert, Former DOJ Lawyer Can Discuss Potential Independent Counsel Investigation of White House Leaks
  • September 25, 2003
    Dewey Decimal System Trademark Holder Sues Hotel for Using System as Decorating Theme; AU Trademark Law Expert Can Discuss
  • September 23, 2003
    American University to Host 4th Annual Human Rights Film Series
  • September 22, 2003
    Looking Ahead at the New Supreme Court Term AU Program on Law & Government Hosts Preview of Most Interesting Cases of the New Supreme Court Term, Oct. 2
  • September 22, 2003
    Australian Justice to Compare U.S., Australian Justice System at AU Law, Sept. 24 -- Major Topics: Judicial Activism, Term Limits for Judges, Detainees in War Time
  • September 16, 2003
    Looking Ahead at the New Supreme Court Term AU Program on Law & Government Hosts Preview of Most Interesting Cases of the New Supreme Court Term, Sept. 18
  • September 15, 2003
    Israeli Supreme Court Justice to Discuss Protecting Human Rights In the New Age of Terror at American University Washington Collge of Law, Sept. 17
  • August 14, 2003
    550 American University Students, 100 Washington College of Law Students To Donate More Than 10,000 Hours of Community Service, Aug. 18-21
  • August 13, 2003
    AU Trademark Law Expert can Give Fair and Balanced Analysis of Fox News Channel vs. Al Franken Trademark Dispute
  • June 26, 2003
    American University Legal Experts can Discuss the Supreme Court's 6-3 Ruling in Texas Sodomy Case
  • June 23, 2003
    Supreme Court Rules 5-4 to Uphold U Michigan Law School Admissions Policies; Strikes Down Undergrad Affirmative Action Policies -- AU Legal Experts Can Discuss the Impact of the Case
  • June 5, 2003
    Martha, Martha, Martha! -- Former Assistant U.S. Attorney, AU Legal Expert Can Discuss Martha Stewart Indictment
  • May 20, 2003
    Judge Gerald Bruce Lee Remarks to AU Washington College of Law 2003 Graduates, May 18, 2003
  • May 15, 2003
    Students from Throughout Latin America to Participate in Only Tri-Lingual Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition at AU Law, May 18-23
  • May 14, 2003
    U.S. District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee to Address AU Washington College of Law Commencement, May 18
  • May 14, 2003
    American University Law Professor, New Report Outline Options for Structure of Future Iraqi Constitution
  • April 23, 2003
    AU Law to Host Discussion With D.C. Bar Presidential Candidates, April 28
  • April 17, 2003
    Judge Richard Posner, Professor Jamin Raskin To Debate "Democracy as a Constitutional Value," April 21 Is There Too Much or Too Little Democracy in America?
  • April 14, 2003
    Rep. Chaka Fattah to Discuss "Student Bill of Rights," D.C. High School Students Share Their Perspectives on Equal Education, April 16
  • April 11, 2003
    Intellectual Property in the Midst of Trade Agreements To Be Discussed at AU Law, April 14
  • April 9, 2003
    Mary Beth Tinker to Address High Schoolers on "Student Free Speech and Protest in Wartime," April 10 Poetry Slam, Essay, Art Contests as part of 3rd Annual Marshall-Brennan "We the Students" Awards
  • April 9, 2003
    AU Law to Host Academics to Discuss Critical Race Theory?Have 60s Civil Rights Policies Kept Pace? April 10-12
  • April 8, 2003
    Plaintiffs, Defendants Ask: Who Is Responsible if Development Projects Hurt Those They Should Help? IMF, Multilateral Development Bank Officials to Discuss Inspection Mechanisms, April 11
  • April 8, 2003
    American University to Host Discussion on Whether the U.S. Patent System is Bad for Business, April 11
  • April 7, 2003
    Marvin Anderson, Exonerated by AU's Innocence Project, Family Members, Legislators To Discuss Marvin Anderson Story: Wrongfully Convicted, April 8
  • April 7, 2003
    What Is Permissible Interrogation in Times of War? To Be Discussed at AU Law Form, April 8
  • April 7, 2003
    Judges Needed for Only Tri-Lingual Human Rights Moot Court Competition To Be Held at AU Law, May 18-23
  • April 7, 2003
    AU Law Work-Family Expert Can Comment on What Happens When Both Parents Go to War, Affects of War on Families and Caregivers
  • April 2, 2003
    AU Law to Discuss Legal Standing for the Call to War, April 3
  • April 1, 2003
    DOJ Education Attorney to Discuss Academic, Athletic Opportunities As Title IX Turns 30, April 2
  • March 28, 2003
    AU Law to Collect Cell Phones for Battered Women, Discusses Creative Solutions for Ending Domestic Violence, March 31
  • March 28, 2003
    AU Law to Host Debate on Affirmative Action, March 31; March on Supreme Court, April 1
  • March 27, 2003
    "Hispanics as the Majority-Minority" To Be Discussed at 6th Hispanic Law Conference & Career Forum at AU Law, March 29
  • March 27, 2003
    USAID Official to Deliver Keynote Address at AU Law Conference on Taking Advantage of International Trade Without Taking Advantage of Those Who Made the Goods, March 28
  • March 26, 2003
    Mary Robinson, Former President of Ireland, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to Deliver Fifth Annual Grotius Lecture, April 2
  • March 25, 2003
    AU Law to Host Discussion on Reproductive Rights in the Americas, March 27
  • March 25, 2003
    AU Law to Host Discussion on Commuting the Death Sentences in Maryland; Executing Juveniles, Mentally Retarded, March 27
  • March 25, 2003
    AU Law To Examine Impact of Gay, Lesbian Members of the Judiciary, March 24
  • March 17, 2003
    American University Laws of War Expert Can Discuss Prospects for War; Amnesty for Saddam; U.S.'s Failed Diplomacy
  • March 17, 2003
    International Voting Rights Experts, Academics to Discuss International Perspectives on the Right to Vote at AU Law Founders Celebration Centerpiece Event at the Library of Congress, March 20
  • March 17, 2003
    AU Law to Host Reargument of Brown vs. Board of Education -- Prominent Lawyers to Argue Before Six-Judge Panel, March 20
  • March 12, 2003
    Local High Schoolers to Argue Case of Equal Protection for Gay Students At AU Law High School Moot Court Competition, March 15-16
  • March 12, 2003
    AU Constitutional Law Expert Jamin B. Raskin Authors New Book Overruling Democracy: The Supreme Court Versus the American People
  • March 5, 2003
    U.S. Supreme Court Finds in Favor of "The Little Guy" -- AU Law Students in IP Law Clinic Wrote One of Only Two Friend-of-the-Court Briefs Filed on Behalf of Owner of "Victor's Little Secret"
  • February 27, 2003
    Human Rights Lawyers Attending OAS Special Session Can Take Advantage of Indigenous Rights Training Institute at AU Law, March 3 and 4
  • February 25, 2003
    American University Washington College of Law Center for Human Rights Welcomes Nilmario Miranda, Minister for Human Rights of Brazil, Feb. 26
  • February 25, 2003
    Meeting with Senator John McCain to be Auctioned Off at 10th Annual Equal Justice Foundation Auction to be Held at AU Law, Feb. 27 -- Proceeds to Help Pay Stipends for Law Students' Summer Public-Interest Jobs
  • February 19, 2003
    Legal Experts from Firms, Public Interest Law to Debate Campaign Finance Reform and the Democratic Political Process at AU Law, Feb. 20
  • February 10, 2003
    Former White House, Pentagon Officials; Washington Post Executive Editor; NBC Capitol Hill Correspondent to Discuss Media Access vs. Government Secrecy at AU Law Panel, Feb. 14
  • January 31, 2003
    If the Supreme Court will "Crown a President" What Else Might They Do? Asks American University Legal Scholar in New Book, The Rehnquist Court: Judicial Activism on the Right
  • January 29, 2003
    Does "Big Brother" Have To Be Watching for Corporations to Behave? -- SEC, NASD, Financial Accounting Standards Board Officials to Discuss Securities Regulation and Corporate Responsibility at AU Law, Jan. 31
  • January 15, 2003
    "We're Goin' to Disneyland!" Justices Say -- American University Legal Experts can Comment on Court's Decision to Retain Longer Copyright Protections in Favor of Disney
  • January 14, 2003
    Moms Need Not Apply? -- Lawmakers, Academics, Litigators, Plaintiffs to Discuss The New Glass Ceiling: Litigating Bias Against Parents at Work, Jan. 24
  • January 14, 2003
    AU Law Students Break from the Books to Assist D.C. Hungry, Homeless as Part of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Weekend of Service, Jan. 17-20

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