2005 Founders' Celebration Events

  • January 11, 2005
    Attitudes Towards the Handicapped from Ancient Greece to Modern USA: Problems and Solutions A Guest Lecture by the Honorable Dr. Eleftheria A. Bernidaki-Aldous, Member of the Hellenic Parliament

  • January 12, 2005 (CLE)
    Promoting Women's Health Through Human Rights

  • January 13, 2005
    A Conversation on the Relevance of Foreign Law for American Constitutional Adjudication with Hon. Antonin Scalia and Hon. Stephen Breyer, Justices, U.S. Supreme Court

  • January 26, 2005
    The WCL Externship Fair

  • February 1, 2005
    Opportunities Day

  • February 2, 2005
    WCL Connects - Student Networking Event

  • February 6, 2005
    The Twelfth Annual Burton D. Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition

  • February 8, 2005 (CLE)
    Note: Postponed to March 15. LLM Specialization in NAFTA, Free Trade Agreements and Regional Integration

  • February 10, 2005 (CLE)
    Evolving International Standards Pertaining to the Resolution of Election Disputes

  • February 16, 2005 (CLE)
    Note: Postponed until October. Challenges to Realizing Social, Economic and Cultural Rights

  • February 17-19, 2005
    American University Law Revue

  • February 21-23, 2005 (CLE)
    Note: Postponed. Further details to follow.
    Indigenous Rights Training Institute and Conference

  • February 23, 2005 (CLE)
    International Health Policy Forum
    Note: Formally called "Trends In U.S. and Canadian Health Policy"

  • February 24-26, 2005 (CLE)
    Trade as the Guarantor of Peace, Liberty and Security?

  • February 24, 2005
    Note: Re-scheduled to March 24.The Equal Justice Foundation Auction

  • March 1, 2005 (CLE)
    Eighth Annual Hispanic Law Conference and Career Forum - The Importance of Doing Business in the Americas: A Legal Perspective Economic, Political and Social Issues

  • March 3, 2005 (CLE)
    2000 v. 2004: A Comparative Look at the 2000 And 2004 Election Cycles
    Note: Postponed, date TBA

  • March 15, 2005 (CLE)
    LLM Specialization in NAFTA, Free Trade Agreements and Regional Integration

  • March 16, 2005
    Indian Law Luncheon

  • March 17, 2005 (CLE)
    The Erosion of Constitutional Understanding: How Should America's Law Schools and Lawyers Respond?

  • March 17, 2005 (CLE)
    To Win the War on Terrorism: Methods and Costs
    Note: Postponed to April 21.

  • March 18, 2005 (CLE)
    Opening the Floodgates on a Finite Resource: The Implications of a Human Right to Water

  • March 19, 2005
    The Sixth Annual William H. Karchmer Moot Court Competition
    Note: This event is now on the 19th only and not the 19-20 as originally scheduled

  • March 21-22, 2005
    Discrimination, Litigation and Public Policy: the Family Friendly Workplace in Europe and the United States
    New Event Name: Working Time, Discrimination and the Law: The Family Responsive Workplace in Europe and the United States

  • March 21-22, 2005 (CLE)
    Emerging Issues in National and International Security (EMINNT 2005)

  • March 22, 2005
    Judicial Clerkship Panel Discussion

  • March 24, 2005
    The Geneva Convention and the Rules of War in the Post-9/11 and Iraq World

  • March 25, 2005
    Cultural Resistance to Oppression Effects on Society and the Law

  • March 28, 2005
    The Sixth Annual Peter M. Cicchino Awards

  • March 30, 2005 (CLE)
    Beijing + 10: A Look at the Beijing Platform Ten Years Down the Road

  • March 30, 2005
    The Seventh Annual Grotius Lecture

  • March 31, 2005 (CLE)
    Election Protection and Democracy Expansion: A Constitutional Reform Agenda for the New Century

  • April 2, 2005 (CLE)
    The Ninth Annual Sylvania Woods Conference on African-Americans and the Law

  • April 6, 2005
    Supreme Court Nominations: Prospects and Consequences for the Court and the Nation

  • April 7, 2005 (CLE)
    Crimes And Punishments: The Quest for Just and Effective Sentencing
    Note: Postponed, date TBA

  • April 7, 2005 (CLE)
    Has Congress Been Cut Out of Foreign Policy and Current Affairs?
    Note: Re-scheduled to April 11.

  • April 8, 2005
    Third Annual Legal Rhetoric Symposium: The Art of Legal Writing

  • April 9-10, 2005
    The Fifth Annual National High School Moot Court Competition

  • April 11, 2005 (CLE)
    Has Congress Been Cut Out of Foreign Policy and Current Affairs?
    New Event Name: The Reform of U.S. Intelligence and Counter - Terrorism Policy: Will They Work?

  • April 12, 2005
    Library of Congress: The Future of the Inter-American System of Protection of Human Rights
    New Event Name: Library of Congress: Threats to Press Freedom in the U.S. Today

  • April 14, 2005 (CLE)
    The Second Annual International Environmental Law Conference: Environmental and Social Standards for International Finance
    Note: Postponed to the Fall

  • April 15, 2005 (CLE)
    Defining International Customary Law
    Note: Postponed to September 29

  • April 15, 2005 (CLE)
    IP/Gender: The Unmapped Connections

  • April 18, 2005 (CLE)
    Second Annual Law & Faith Conference: Legal Issues Facing Religious Organizations

  • April 18, 2005
    The Past, Present and Future of Homeland Security

  • April 19, 2005 (CLE)
    Ethics and Corporate Compliance Programs: What Are They and Who Is Responsible?
    Note: Postponed to May 18.

  • April 20, 2005
    Fifth Annual Women and the Law Leadership Luncheon

  • April 21, 2005
    To Win the War on Terrorism
    Note: Postponed, date TBA

  • April 21, 2005
    Education: A Lynchpin of Development - The Challenge of Leaving No Child Left Behind

  • April 21, 2005
    The Importance of the Right to an Education
    Note: Postponed, date TBA

  • April 29-May 2, 2005 (CLE)
    Activism for Human Rights in Mental Health Conference: How the Law Can Support Grassroots Action for Human Rights in the Mental Health System

  • May 6, 2005 (CLE)
    Harmonizing Human Rights Training

  • May 16, 2005 (CLE)
    Human Rights and International Finance Roundtable Discussion

  • May 18, 2005 (CLE)
    Ethics and Corporate Compliance Programs: What Are They and Who Is Responsible?

  • May 19, 2005
    The Sixth Annual William H. Karchmer Awards Ceremony & Celebration

  • May 22-27, 2005
    The Tenth Anniversary of the Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition, including Reception

  • May 26-28, 2005
    First Annual Meeting on Human Rights Law: The Washington Colloquium on Inter-American Human Rights Law