2023 Commencement speaker Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson

You Are Ready! Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson Told the WCL Class of 2023

It was a historic day for American University Washington College of Law as The Honorable Ketanji Brown Jackson, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, gave her first commencement speech since her groundbreaking appointment as the first Black woman to serve as a Supreme Court Justice.Read more


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American University Washington College of Law’s top specialty programs, nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report – #3 Clinical Program, #3 Trial Advocacy, #5 Part-Time JD, #7 International Law, #8 Intellectual Property, #16 Health Care Law – are just a few of our areas of excellence. We provide our students with the critical skills and values to have an immediate impact in the Washington, D.C. region, our nation, and around the world.