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  • Dean Camille A. Nelson to Be Honored at Columbia Law School's Paul Robeson Gala

    American University Washington College of Law congratulates Dean Nelson on being selected as the 2017 Distinguished Alumna by Columbia Law School's Black Law Students Association. Dean Nelson will be recognized at the 23rd Annual Paul Robeson Gala on Thursday, Feb. 23, for her excellent work as a scholar, practitioner, faculty member, speaker, and outstanding service to the legal community. MORE

  • AUWCL to Host Stanford Law School's "China Guiding Cases Project" Seminar on Feb. 22

    As part of Stanford Law School's "China Guiding Cases Project," American University Washington College of Law will welcome members from the Guiding Cases Project, along with the Honorable Sidney H. Stein, Senior Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, for a seminar to discuss the growing significance of cases in China and the implications for legal education and legal practice. MORE

  • Program to Explore Regulation in the Trump Administration

    On Monday, Feb. 27, the Program on Law and Governtment will host a discussion on "What Will Happen to Regulation in the Trump Administration." Professors Andrew Popper, Mark Niles, Lewis Grossman, and Jeff Lubbers, along with Amit Narang '10 from Public Citizen will address the executive order for agency regulations, proposed changes to the Administrative Procedure Act, and what it means for health, safety, consumer, and environmental regulation going forward. MORE

  • AUWCL to Host International Legal Education Abroad Conference Feb. 23-24

    American University Washington College of Law is proud to host the 2017 International Legal Education Abroad Conference: Making an Impact! The conference will bring together key practitioners from across the nation and the globe to discuss common challenges and to develop best practices to some of the most pressing issues in the exciting and dynamic area of international legal education abroad. MORE

  • Investment & Commercial Arbitration: An International Arbitrator's Point of View

    The Washington College of Law was founded by women in 1896, at a time when women were generally excluded from the legal profession. These pioneering founders recognized the important role women could play in the legal field. To honor their legacy Professor Brigitte Stern, Emeritus Professor of International Law at the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne will speak on Investment and Commercial Arbitration: An International Arbitrator's Point of View. MORE

  • The Importance of the United States' Role in the United Nations

    In the wake of President Trump's election, a bill has been introduced on the floor of the House of Representatives to pull the U.S. out of the United Nations, an organization it helped found 72 years ago. On Thursday, Feb. 23, join the American University International Law Review and the Lawyering Peace Program for a panel discussion on the U.S.'s important role in the UN and the global consequences of stepping back from this role. MORE

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