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- AU Press Releases -

  • December 18, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law Information Justice and IP Program Represents Doctors and State Legislators Defending New Hampshire Prescription Confidentiality Law
  • November 29, 2006
    AU Law IP Clinic Achieves Copyright Exemption for Film Profs' Classroom Use; Renewed Exemption for Video Game Archivists
  • November 27, 2006
    Tunisian Rights Activist to Discuss Ten Years as a Political Prisoner, Nov. 28
  • November 17, 2006
    Local High Schoolers to Argue Case of Free Speech AU Law to Host High School Moot Court Competition, Nov. 19
  • November 14, 2006
    Navy Adm. John D. Hutson; Col. Dwight H. Sullivan, U.S. Military Commissions Chief Defense Counsel; Judge Walter T. Cox, U.S. Court of Appeals for Armed Forces, More to Discuss Current Issues in Military Law, Nov. 17-18
  • November 13, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law to Host Discussion on Healthcare Policy for Immigrant Populations, Nov. 16
  • November 10, 2006
    Experts from UN High Commission for Refugees, Brookings, Refugees Int'l to Discuss Protection of Vulnerable Populations, Nov 14
  • November 9, 2006
    AU Law Students to Try Mock Murder Trial Before Actual Judges, Rockville and Magruder High School Student "Jurors,
  • November 7, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law Information Justice and IP Program Joins Consumer Groups in Defending D.C. Law Prohibiting Prescription Drug Price-Gouging
  • November 2, 2006
    Environmental Law Experts, Policy Makers to Discuss Legal Dimensions of Climate Change
  • October 31, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law to Host Discussion on Prison Rape, Prison Rape Elimination Act, Nov. 2
  • October 31, 2006
    WCL Students to Assist Wilson High School Seniors In Critiquing College Essays
  • October 27, 2006
    Embassy of Turkey, Turkish Businessmen's Association Representatives To Discuss the Role of Turkey in the Region, Oct. 30
  • October 27, 2006
    New Jersey Should Use Same-Sex Couples Mandate to Enact Civil Unions for All Couples Says AU Legal Expert
  • October 25, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law Launches Interactive Flash Map for Prospective Students, Recruiters--Hear About WCL's International Legal Studies Program in the Language of Your Choice
  • October 23, 2006
    American University Washington College of Law Introduces Electives for First-Year Law Students as Part of Multi-Year Plan to Modernize Curriculum
  • October 23, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law to Introduce Summer Law Program in The Hague
  • October 23, 2006
    UK Fair Trade Competition Enforcement Director; DOJ National Crime Enforcement Section Chief to Discuss International Punishments for Antitrust Violators, Oct. 26
  • October 19, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law to Launch Freedom of Expression Program with $77K Grant from National Endowment for Democracy
  • October 19, 2006
    WCL Human Rights Experts to Launch New Book on Torture at the Organization of American States, Oct. 24
  • October 9, 2006
    WCL Partners with University of Pacific McGeorge School of Law, Via $1.1 Million USAID Grant to Train Chinese Law Professors
  • October 5, 2006
    Former Assistant U.S. Attorney; FBI Special Agent to Discuss Work Prosecuting International Art Thieves, Oct. 9
  • October 3, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law to Participate in Day-Long "Teach-In" on Guantanamo To Be Simulcast Nationwide, Oct. 5 -- WCL to Host Separate Session on Juvenile Detainee Omar Khadr
  • October 2, 2006
    AU Expert, Author of "Addiction Is A Choice" Can Comment on Florida Rep. Foley's Latest Claims
  • September 28, 2006
    U.S. FTC Chairman, Korea Fair Trade Commission Secretary General, Key World Bank Advisor to Highlight Panel on Goals of Antitrust in Global Trading Environment, Oct. 3
  • September 26, 2006
    International Law, Human Rights Experts from Oxfam, Amnesty Int'l, Hoover Institution, Brookings Institute, More to Discuss UN Resolution on Responsibility to Protect in Context of Ongoing Crisis in Sudan, Sept. 29
  • September 22, 2006
    U.S. Military, Human Rights, Legal Experts to Discuss Hamdan v. Rumsfeld and Implications of Military Tribunals, Sept. 26
  • September 14, 2006
    Honorable Alex Kozinski, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, to Address Fair Use in Distinguished Lecture on Intellectual Property
  • September 14, 2006
    WCL Law and Government Program to Preview Notable Cases of the New Supreme Court Term
  • September 11, 2006
    Washington College of Law to Mark Annual Constitution Day with Focus on Judicial Independence and Civic Education
  • August 31, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law to Host Only US Hearings of the ICJ Eminent Jurists Panel on Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Sept 6-8, 2006
  • August 29, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law to Host Only US Hearings of the ICJ Eminent Jurists Panel on Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights, Sept 6-8, 2006
  • August 29, 2006
    Honorable Alex Kozinski, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, to Address Fair Use in Distinguished Lecture on Intellectual Property
  • August 11, 2006
    School Year Begins with Service for WCL Students
  • August 7, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law and Kogod School of Business Launch First Advanced Law/MBA Dual Degree Program in the U.S.
  • July 21, 2006
    Turkish Legal Delegation to Visit Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during AU Washington College of Law's during AU Washington College of Law's Yeditepe Washington Seminar.
  • July 14, 2006
    Guatemalan Government Honors WCL Dean, Renowned Human Rights Activist, for Outstanding Human Rights Work
  • July 11, 2006
    Turkish Delegation Visits U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. District Court during AU Washington College of Law's Yeditepe Washington Seminar
  • June 8, 2006
    UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Counsel to Sen. Richard Durbin, Others to Highlight Panel On Torture, June 12
  • May 25, 2006
    Judge Philippe Kirsch, President of International Criminal Court, to Discuss The Role of the Court in Enforcing International Criminal Law at AU Washington College of Law Academy on Human Rights, June 1
  • May 23, 2006
    Sergio García-Ramírez, Inter-American Court of Human Rights; Johan Vande Lanotte, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium, To Participate in Special Panel, Thurs, May 25
  • May 19, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law to Host Eleventh Annual Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition, May 21-26
  • May 16, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law Professor Herman Schwartz Given 2006 Champion of Justice Award from Alliance for Justice
  • May 10, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law Seeks Positive Impact on Rule of Law, Human Rights Through New Impact Litigation Project
  • May 9, 2006
    Judge Vanessa Ruiz to Address Law Students at 2006 Commencement of American University Washington College of Law, May 21
  • April 20, 2006
    National Institute of Military Justice at AU Law to Discuss Civilian Defense Counsel Trying Courts-Martial in Combat Conditions -- Actual U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces Hearing in U.S. v. Stanley E. Edmond to Follow Panel, April 20
  • April 19, 2006
    Former NAFTA Counsel to Mexico, Executive Director of World Bank To Discuss "Lessons From NAFTA: Trade in The Americas,
  • April 17, 2006
    Former White House Counsel, FBI, DOJ National Security Law Experts To Discuss Professional Issues in National Security, April 21
  • April 14, 2006
    Judge Robert Bell, Maryland's First African-American Chief Judge To Discuss Judicial Independence at AU Law Forum, April 18
  • April 7, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law Annual Sylvania Woods Conference Celebrates 10 Years Addressing Issues of African Americans in the Law, April 7-8
  • April 7, 2006
    Former White House, State, DOD, DOJ Officials Explore Whether War Can Be Run Only By Executive Branch, or Must Congress "Institutionalize
  • April 6, 2006
    AU Center for Human Rights to Discuss Human Rights Implications of Hurricane Katrina, April 11
  • April 5, 2006
    President of European Court of Human Rights To Speak at AU Washington College of Law -- Introduction Offered by Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, April 21
  • April 5, 2006
    WCL Dean to Participate in Culture, Education Forum To Be Televised Across Mexico and the Americas
  • March 31, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law Graduate Wins Prestigious Sophie Prize
  • March 31, 2006
    High School Students from D.C., Seven States to Compete in 7th Annual We The Students National High School Moot Court Competition, April 1-2
  • March 30, 2006
    Congressman Christopher Smith to Discuss A Bipartisan Approach to Human Rights, April 4
  • March 29, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law, Founded by Two Women, Examines Its Feminist Roots, March 30
  • March 27, 2006
    International Financial Experts to Discuss Status of IMF, World Bank, Other International Financial Institutions, March 28
  • March 27, 2006
    Vice Chancellor B.S. Chimni, West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, to Discuss "A Just World Under Law: A View from the South," At Eighth Annual Grotius Lecture, March 29
  • March 24, 2006
    Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr.; Law Professor Jamin Raskin, to Discuss Reclaiming and Advancing Constitutional Rights for All Americans, March 27
  • March 13, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law to Host "Diversity Consulting:Solving Race and Gender Issues Without Courts," March 23
  • March 13, 2006
    Homeland Security, CIA, FBI Experts, Top-Tier Journalists to Discuss Emerging Issues in National, International Security, March 20-21
  • March 8, 2006
    President of Inter-American Court of Human Rights Discusses Role of the Court in a Global Age, March 8
  • March 6, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law Students Join Those from 60 Other Law Schools to Provide Legal, Construction Assistance to Gulf Coast Katrina Victims, March 11-18
  • March 6, 2006
    Department of Justice, Public Defender Service, Immigration Experts to Discuss Impact of Criminal Conviction on Prospects for Immigration, March 9
  • March 3, 2006
    Special Rapporteur for Women's Rights, OAS Human Rights Commissioner To Discuss Justice for Women in the Americas, March 9
  • March 3, 2006
    Hispanic Lawyers from Health & Human Services, D.C. Superior Court, Inter-American Court of Human Rights to Discuss Role of the Hispanic Lawyer
  • March 2, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law to Discuss Global Perspectives on Minorities' Land Rights, March 6
  • February 27, 2006
    UN, OAS, U.S. Military Academy Experts to Discuss Legal Framework on Torture, March 3
  • February 24, 2006
    Public Health Preparedness, Homeland Security Experts To Discuss Whether the United States Is Equipped to Handle a Bio-Terrorist Attack or a Global Health Pandemic, March 2
  • February 22, 2006
    RIAA, U.S. Copyright Office, Recording Industry Reps To Discuss Orphan Works—Copyrights for Works Whose Authors Cannot Be Found, Feb. 24
  • February 22, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law Honors Contributions of Sandra Day O'Connor, Other Women Judges, Feb. 28
  • February 21, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law to Host Discussion on Lessons Learned from NAFTA and the Softwood Lumber Dispute, Feb. 27
  • February 14, 2006
    Legislative Solutions to Immigration Issues
  • February 10, 2006
    Investing in Women's Health in Developing Countries
  • February 7, 2006
    AU Washington College of Law Panel to Discuss Developments in Bankruptcy Law: Chapters, Changes and Challenges, Feb. 10
  • February 6, 2006
    AUILR Nuclear Nonproliferation Conference, Thurs, Feb. 9
  • January 18, 2006
    Aryeh Neier, President of Open Society Institute, to Discuss Whether There Are Economic, Social and Cultural "Rights"
  • January 17, 2006
    Internationally-Renowned Humanitarian Marcos Aguinis To Speak at AU Washington College of Law
  • January 17, 2006
    Domestic Worker to File Wage Suit Against Argentine Diplomats for Over $13,000 Diplomats Paid Worker Only $1.60/hr

Franki Fitterer
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Fax: 202-274-4005
ffitterer@wcl.american.edu