American University Washington College of Law congratulates Professor Lindsay Wiley on her election as the next president of the American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics (ASLME). On June 7, at the annual Health Law Professors' Conference, Wiley, who is director of AUWCL's Health Law and Policy Program, was nominated and elected as President by the ASLME Board of Directors. Her term will begin in October 2017.
The Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at AUWCL has been approved to receive a generous gift from Google, Inc. The grant will support the work of PIJIP to undertake research and dissemination activities on the promotion of copyright balance in international trade agreements, including particularly in relation to the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) for the National Capital Region has named two AUWCL students to its Corporate Scholars Class of 2017. Michelle Emokpae and Joshua Morris were among the 12 area law students chosen as scholars this year. As part of the program, the Corporate Scholars receive summer internships in the legal departments of prestigious local companies and organizations that are members of the ACC.