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  • Program on Advancing Human Rights in Times of Adversity

    On Friday, Dec. 9, join the Academy on Human Rights, the War Crimes Research Office, and the Center for Human Rights for a panel discussion on human rights advocacy and mobilization. Hear from renowned experts as they share their experiences in promoting human rights efforts in the U.S. and abroad, while offering perspectives on advocating in the face of adversity. This event is free and open to the public, please RSVP at hracademy@wcl.american.edu.

  • IP Program Hosts Post-Argument Discussion of High Stakes Patent Case

    Join us on Dec. 6 at 12:15 p.m. for a discussion of the high stakes contest in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office over which research institution - UC Berkeley or MIT - should be awarded patent protection for a groundbreaking new method of gene editing. Participants will discuss the overall dispute and the administrative hearing that the Office will hold on the morning of Dec. 6 to aid its decision-making. MORE

  • Ropes & Gray Names 2L Christina Ravelo a Recipient of the 2017 Roscoe Trimmier Jr. Diversity Scholarship

    Ropes & Gray announces recipients of the 2017 Ropes & Gray Roscoe Trimmier Jr. Diversity Scholarship, including American University Washington College of Law 2L Christina Ravelo. The scholarship honors the memory of Roscoe Trimmier Jr., an accomplished trial lawyer, the firm's first African-American partner and a pioneering leader of the firm's diversity efforts. MORE

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