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  • Prof. Jayesh Rathod Joins ABA Panel on U.S. Debate over Immigration

    On Friday, May 6, Jayesh Rathod, director of the AUWCL Immigrant Justice Clinic, will join Martin O'Malley, former governor of Maryland, and other experts at The National Press Club for the ABA Panel: "Words Matter: The U.S. Debate over Immigration, the Media, and the 2016 Election." Panelists will discuss the recent political debates around immigration, including the political response to the Syrian refugee crisis and President Obama's executive orders on immigration. Register for free or watch live on May 6 at 8:00am. MORE

  • Legal Rhetoric Program Hosts Legal Writing Workshop for Attorneys

    From April 28-29, 2016, the Legal Rhetoric Program at American University Washington College of Law conducted a Legal Writing Workshop for practicing attorneys. The intensive program was developed for Virginia lawyers in direct response to observations and recommendations about lawyer communications skills made during the 2012 Virginia State Bar Conclave on the future of legal education in Virginia. The program was a collaborative effort of the Legal Rhetoric Program, Virginia State Bar Section on Education of Lawyers, Virginia CLE, and the Virginia Bar Association's Law Practice Management Division. MORE

  • 1L Receives Prestigious Public Interest Labor Fellowship

    Evelyn Haro, a 1L in the evening section, has been selected for the highly competitive Peggy Browning Fellowship Program, which funds law students who dedicate their summers to advancing workers' rights. Haro will spend 10 weeks in the legal department of Service Employees International Union, a labor union that represents almost 1.9 million workers in more than 100 occupations in the United States and Canada. MORE

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