Professors Andy Popper and Robert Vaughn are among the many high profile speakers to present this week at the four-day "Breaking through Power" conference held in Washington, D.C. The Conference is a celebration of the civil justice system featuring speakers such as Ralph Nader and Rep. John Conyers. Professor Vaughn is addressing whistleblowing and Professor Popper is talking about tort law. See the full schedule.
The Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law is pleased welcome the 2016-17 Herman Schwartz Israel Human Rights Law Fellows. The Herman Schwartz Israel Human Rights Law Fellowship was founded by Professor Herman Schwartz in 1984 as a joint initiative between AUWCL and the New Israel Fund. This year's fellows are Yasmin Mansour and Shimri Segal. MORE
The American University Washington College of Law Program on Law and Government will host two events on the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court Term — "On the Docket: A Look at the 2016-2017 Supreme Court Term" on Wednesday, Sept. 28 and the 18th annual "Looking Ahead at the New Supreme Court Term" on Thursday, Sept. 29. These events will give attendees the opportunity to listen to previews of some of the important cases from experts on constitutional and criminal law issues. MORE