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Women in Politics: Campaigning and Serving in Office

Women in Politics: Campaigning and Serving in Office

Tthe Program on Law and Government partnered with the Women and the Law Program, the American Constitution Society and the Federalist Society to host a new panel, Women in Politics: Campaigning in the Year of the Woman.

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Women and the Law Program Presents Panel on Gender and the Practice of International Criminal Law

Women and the Law Program Presents Panel on Gender and the Practice of International Criminal Law

On Feb. 5, 2019, American University Washington College of Law’s Women and the Law Program hosted a panel discussion, “Gender and the Practice of International Criminal Law.”

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Open Letter to Federal Bureau of Prisoners on Changes to Transgender Offender Manual

Open Letter to Federal Bureau of Prisoners on Changes to Transgender Offender Manual

Professor Brenda Smith, Director of the Project on Addressing Prison Rape and former Commissioner of the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission (NPREC), along with the six other former members of the NPREC, wrote an open letter to the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) in response to the Trump Administration’s reversal of Obama Administration prison policies to protect transgender inmates.

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Lisa Rickard '82, President of U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, Receives AUWCL's Women and the Law Leadership Award

Lisa Rickard '82, President of U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, Receives AUWCL's Women and the Law Leadership Award

Lisa Rickard ’82, president of the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR), was honored Tuesday with American University Washington College of Law’s Women and the Law Leadership Award.

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Female Attorneys Discuss Career Journey, Advice during "Skadden: Women of Washington" Panel

Female Attorneys Discuss Career Journey, Advice during "Skadden: Women of Washington" Panel

Female attorneys from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flomm LLP shared their experience and career advice April 12 during the “Skadden: Women of Washington” panel discussion at American University Washington College of Law.

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