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  • Critical Race Theory: Race & Justice at the Dawn of the Trump Era

    The Journal of Gender, Society Policy & the Law will host a symposium on April 4 to examine the racial disparities in the criminal justice system and the role of the lawyer in social justice movements. Attendees will have an opportunity to collaborate in a workshop designed to help formulate remedies. MORE

  • The Modern American Spring Symposium: Indigent Justice with Dean Strang, Esq.

    On April 6, joins us for a discussion about the Netflix documentary, "Making a Murder," and the implications of indigent inequality of the American criminal justice system. Former Defense Attorney for Steven Avery, featured in the docuseries, Dean Strang, Esq., will be the guest speaker. MORE

  • National Jurist Names AUWCL a Top School for Human Rights Law

    AUWCL is one of four schools featured in an article on the National Jurist about "Four Great Places to Study Human Rights Law." The article details how our Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law offers an innovative and diverse curriculum tailored to meet the needs of professionals specializing in human rights. The Academy launched an LL.M. in International Human Rights in 2015, and now offers the same program in Spanish. MORE

  • Africa Legal Confernce: Innovations in Intellectual Property, Feminism, and Constitutional Law

    Join American University Washington College of Law for the Africa Legal Conference: A Dialogue on the New Dawn in Africa on April 7. Conference panels will discuss the sustainability of specific African constitutions, the feminist spirit on the continent and the relationship between gender and the laws pertaining to African women, intellectual property law and cultural appropriation, as well as regulatory barriers to business, startups, and technological advancements. MORE

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