On Sunday, May 21, 2017, American University Washington College of Law welcomed Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, as its 2017 Commencement speaker. Stevenson addressed a packed crowd at Bender Arena gathered to celebrate the Spring 2017 class, which included 346 students graduating with a Juris Doctor (JD), 47 with a Master of Laws (LL.M.), and 2 with a Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD).
As part of the ceremony held on May 21, 2017, the Washington College of Law recognized outstanding students with its 2017 Commencement Awards.
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