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- AU Press Releases -

  • November 28, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law Clinic Honored
  • November 20, 2007
    AU Law School's Jamin Raskin Comments on Gun-Control Decision
  • November 12, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law to Celebrate 2nd Edition of Crimes of War: What the Public Should Know; Book Launch, Nov. 14
  • November 12, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law to Discuss Torture Around the World As Part of Katzen Art Center's Botero Exhibit, Nov. 15
  • November 12, 2007
    Local High Schoolers to Argue Case of Unlawful Search AU Law to Host High School Moot Court Competition, Nov. 17
  • October 29, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law to Host 14th Annual Burton D. Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition, Nov. 2-3
  • October 24, 2007
    Former O.J. Defense Attorney, Barry Scheck; Former Terry Nichols Defense Attorney, Michael Tigar; States Attorneys; District Attorneys to Highlight "The American Prosecutor: Power, Discretion and Accountability," Oct. 26
  • October 23, 2007
    Attorneys General for Ecuador, Argentina; World Bank Official; Arbitration Practitioners; Academics to Highlight Seminar on Investment Arbitration in Latin America, Oct. 24
  • October 17, 2007
    Counsel for John & Patsy Ramsey, Kobe Bryant; Counsel for Terry Nichols; Federal Prosecutor of Nacchio, Scrushy, NPR's Nina Totenberg; Others to Highlight Discussion on Ethics of Attorney Interaction with Media, Oct. 23
  • October 12, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law to Host National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary Annual Conference, Oct. 16-20
  • October 10, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law to Host Fourth Annual Seminar on International Commercial Arbitration Handling Oil, Gas Disputes
  • October 9, 2007
    Supreme Court, Constitutional, Appeals Court Judges; Public Defenders, Prosecutors to Discuss Role of Judiciary in Inter-American System, Oct. 10
  • October 8, 2007
    President of the National Women's Law Center Marcia Greenberger to Keynote "Connecting Women, Affecting Change: Second Annual D.C. Women's Networking Event" at AU Washington College of Law, Oct. 12
  • October 4, 2007
    Human Rights Advocates from Center for Constitutional Rights, EarthRights, IR Advocates to Highlight "The World Is Watching: Holding MNCs Accountable in U.S. Courts for International Injustices," at AU Law, Oct. 5
  • October 3, 2007
    University of Iowa Law Prof. Adrien Wing, Expert in Human Rights in Africa, the Middle East to Discuss International Law, Secularism and the Islamic World, at AU Washington College of Law, Oct. 4
  • October 1, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law to Host Discussion on Accessibility of HIV/AIDS Drugs to Impoverished Victims in Africa, the Caribbean, Oct. 2
  • October 1, 2007
    WCL Int'l Legal Studies Program, Program on Information Justice and IP to Host "Traditional Art and Law in Indonesia," Oct. 2
  • September 27, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law to Celebrate International Right-to-Know Day, Sept. 28
  • September 24, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law International Legal Studies Program to Discuss China's Recently Enacted Antimonopoly Law, Sept. 25
  • September 24, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law Experts to Preview New Supreme Court Term
  • September 18, 2007
    Congressmen Pence, Scott and Nadler; ACLU President Nadine Strossen; Newsweek's Eleanor Clift; Whistleblower Coleen Rowley to Highlight Conference "Out in the Cold: The Chilling of Speech, Association and Press in Post-9/11 America," Sept. 20-21
  • September 18, 2007
    Md. Court of Appeals Rules Ban on Same Sex Marriage Is Constitutional: AU Washington College of Law Family Law Expert Can Comment
  • September 18, 2007
    AU Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property; Center for Social Media; Temple University; Indiana University School of Law to Release New Report: Copyright Confusion for Media Literacy, Sept. 25
  • September 14, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law to Host Discussion, "Upholding the Constitution in the Twenty-First Century," In Observance of National Constitution Day, Sept. 17
  • September 6, 2007
    Consumer Groups Defend New Hampshire Prescription Data Privacy Law: Brief To Be Filed Friday by AU Washington College of Law Professor and AARP Counsel Says Court Erred In Striking Down N.H. Data Mining Law
  • August 31, 2007
    PIJIP releases report defending constitutionality of New Hampshire prescription tracking ban: Report follows lawsuits filed in Vermont and Maine
  • August 8, 2007
    WCL Students Start Year on the Right Foot: 150 Washington College of Law Students, Faculty and Staff Perform
  • June 8, 2007
    Human Rights Advisor to Colombian President; Inter-American, Human Rights Experts To Discuss "Plan Colombia" and Human Rights, June 12
  • June 6, 2007
    Luis Moreno Ocampo, Prosecutor of International Criminal Court to Present Before AU Academy on Human Rights, June 8
  • June 5, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law White Collar Crime Expert Can Comment on Scooter Libby Sentence
  • June 1, 2007
    Former Judge, Inter-American Court of Human Rights; Legal Advisor to State Department Int'l Claims Office; More To Discuss Int'l Court of Justice Impact on Human Rights, June 4
  • May 29, 2007
    Academics to Discuss Poverty Law at American University Washington College of Law, June 1
  • May 29, 2007
    UN Special Rapporteurs on Human Rights and Terrorism, Torture; Human Rights First Director to Discuss Human Rights and the War on Terror, May 31
  • May 29, 2007
    Academics to Discuss Poverty Law at American University Washington College of Law, June 1
  • May 15, 2007
    Criminal Justice Advocates Assess the U.S. Criminal Justice System for UN Racial Discrimination Report, May 17
  • May 15, 2007
    U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) to Address 2007 Graduates of American University Washington College of Law, May 20
  • May 14, 2007
    Mrs. Thurgood Marshall, Mary Beth Tinker of Tinker vs. Des Moines Independent School District, to Highlight 2007 Constitutional Literacy Awards Celebration at AU Law, May 16
  • April 27, 2007
    WCL IP Program Report Finds Thai Compulsory Drug Licenses Comply with WTO Rules
  • April 18, 2007
    AU Law Students to Try Mock Insurance Trial Before Actual Judges, Magruder High School "Jurors," April 21
  • April 9, 2007
    WCL Intellectual Property Program Report Finds Korea Free Trade Agreement Threatens U.S. and Korean Consumers
  • April 6, 2007
    Representatives from Verizon, NBC, Microsoft and Others to Discuss User-Generated Content and Copyrights at AU Washington College of Law, April 10
  • April 5, 2007
    Former Penn. Gov. Dick Thornburgh to Keynote Conference on The United Nations Disability Rights Convention, April 9
  • April 2, 2007
    Navajo Supreme Court to hold Oral Arguments at AU Washington College of Law
  • March 29, 2007
    National School Boards Association General Counsel to Highlight Panel on Supreme Court Cases Testing Affirmative Action in Public Schools
  • March 27, 2007
    U.S. Senate, World Bank, European Commission Reps to Discuss Impact of New Congress on Int'l Climate Law, March 29
  • March 26, 2007
    Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Joseph Stiglitz to Discuss "Multinational Corporations: Balancing Rights and Responsibilities" At Ninth Annual Grotius Lecture, March 28
  • March 23, 2007
    Int'l Legal Studies Program at AU Washington College of Law Celebrates 25 Years with Discussion of Post-Kyoto Climate Change Policy, March 27
  • March 23, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law to Host Innocence Week, Examine Case Studies of Wrongfully-Convicted in America, March 26 through 30
  • March 22, 2007
    Int'l Legal Studies Program at AU Washington College of Law Celebrates 25 Years with Expert Analysis of Counterfeiting, March 26
  • March 22, 2007
    Int'l Legal Studies Program at AU Washington College of Law Celebrates 25 Years with Exploration of Domestic Violence and AIDS in Africa, March 26
  • March 22, 2007
    Iraqi Human Rights Expert, Egyptian Judge, Sr. Advisor to Rep. Nydia Velazquez Assess Human Rights Six Years After 9/11, March 26
  • March 22, 2007
    Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, State Legislators Warn House Ways and Means that Korea FTA May Threaten States' Right to Control Medicaid Costs
  • March 16, 2007
    U.S. Border Patrol, Immigration Officials to Discuss Immigration Reform and Border Security in the United States, March 20
  • March 14, 2007
    Rich Verma, National Security Advisor to Sen. Harry Reid; Plato Cucheris, Defense Attorney for Robert Hanssen, Aldrich Ames; NPR, NY Times Reporters to Discuss National Security, March 19
  • March 13, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law Students Spend Spring Break Providing Legal Assistance in Navajo Country
  • March 8, 2007
    Local High Schoolers to Argue Case of Unlawful Search AU Law to Host High School Moot Court Competition, March 10
  • March 8, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law Professor Writes "Vaguely Familiar" Novel Depicting Neighbor Dispute Over Campus Expansion
  • March 6, 2007
    Costa Rican Ambassador, Former NAFTA Secretary, Inter-American Trade Experts to Highlight AU Law Panel, "David & Goliath" Negotiating Free Trade Agreements With U.S., March 8
  • March 6, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law, White Collar Crime Expert Can Comment on Scooter Libby Verdict
  • March 6, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law to Host Latino Youth "Speed Mentoring," Career Fair at Tenth Hispanic Law Conference, March 7
  • March 6, 2007
    Members of Inter-American Commission, Inter-American Court of Human Rights to Discuss Access to Justice, Protection of Vulnerable Persons at Second Annual Meeting on Human Rights, March 7-10
  • March 2, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law to Host Discussion on Reparations In Inter-American System—President of Inter-American Court of Human Rights to Deliver Keynote, March 6
  • February 26, 2007
    Iraqi, Malaysian and Filipino Human Rights Attorneys Debate the Role of Human Rights in Christianity and Islam, Feb. 27
  • February 21, 2007
    Former DOJ National Security Officials to Examine Congressional Checks on Presidential War Powers, Feb. 22
  • February 19, 2007
    Does No Child Left Behind Discriminate Against Racial Minorities? -- AU Washington College of Law to Host Panel, U.S. Education Law and its Human Rights Impact on Racial Minorities, Feb. 22
  • February 15, 2007
    Office of Military Commissions' Chief Prosecutor, Defense Lawyer to Highlight AU Law Conference on Future of Military Commissions, Feb. 19
  • February 9, 2007
    Reps from DOJ, U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, Inter-American Development Bank to Highlight Panel on International Migration: Keynote by N. Carolina Senator Richard Burr, Feb. 15
  • February 9, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law Explores Question of Whether A Single North American Legal System is Possible, Desirable, Feb. 16
  • February 9, 2007
    Md. Congressman John Sarbanes to Keynote AU Washington College of Law Symposium on Innovative State Health Care Initiatives, Feb. 13
  • February 9, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law Conference to Explore Legal Implications of the Changing American Family, Feb. 12
  • February 6, 2007
    Experts from the Hague's International Institute for Criminal Investigations, the International Crisis Group, Brookings Institute to Discuss Refugees' Right to Return to Darfur, Palestine, Bosnia, Feb. 7
  • February 5, 2007
    FBI, Dept. of Labor, AFL-CIO, ACLU, Human Rights Groups to Discuss Human Trafficking, Slave Labor, AU Washington College of Law, Feb. 8
  • January 30, 2007
    Experts from U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, Amnesty International to Discuss Religious Persecution and Immigration, Jan. 31
  • January 30, 2007
    Former Ambassador to Ethiopia, Chinese-Africa Relations Experts To Discuss Human Rights Implications of China's Trade, Investment in Africa, Feb. 2
  • January 30, 2007
    AU Washington College of Law to Host Discussion on Islamic Law, Feb. 2-3
  • January 30, 2007
    Hot or Not Hot? -- President of Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation to Discuss Trade in Antiquities, Need to Ensure Acquired Works are Not Stolen, Feb. 1
  • January 29, 2007
    U.S., Israel Law Profs; ACLU Official, New Israel Fund to Discuss National Security and Human Rights: Lessons from U.S. and Israel, Jan. 31
  • January 26, 2007
    Former Director, Public Defender Service; Former Chief, U.S. Attorney Public Corruption/Government Fraud, to Debate "The American Prosecutor: Power, Discretion and Authority,
  • January 26, 2007
    Race Experts from UN, Europe, Latin America, Africa to Discuss Efforts to Combat Racial Discrimination, Jan. 30
  • January 18, 2007
    South African Constitutional Court Justice Albie Sachs to Discuss Enforcement of Social and Economic Rights, Jan. 22

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