Dean Camille Nelson has been named among the "Most Influential People in Legal Education" by National Jurist Magazine. The list of the top 25, released in the Winter 2017 issue, was voted upon by peer institutions. Dean Nelson is on the list at number 20 and is among 13 law school deans recognized. Read about the top 25 in the National Jurist.
More than 150 of the nation's top employers, including government agencies, federal and state courts, law firms, and non-profits, will participate in the Spring 2017 Externship Fair on Thursday, Jan. 26 in Grossman Hall. The fair, open to all AUWCL students, provides an opportunity to network with attorneys and professionals to secure a legal position for the summer or fall. MORE
The American University Law Review is proud to present its annual Federal Circuit Symposium, Identifying Boundaries in Patent and Trademark Law, on Friday, Jan. 27. The symposium will feature two panels led by PIJIP Professors Jonas Anderson and Christine Farley with opening remarks by Judge William H. Pauley III. MORE
Students enrolled in Professor Sunita Patel's Migrants in the Criminal Justice System course lined up at 4:00 am last week to attend the historic U.S. Supreme Court argument in Abassi v. Ashcroft. The case challenged conditions of confinement following the post 9/11 round-ups and detentions of South Asian and Arab Muslim men. MORE