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AUWCL Faculty Experts Reflect on Justice Kennedy's Retirement from SCOTUS

AUWCL Faculty Experts Reflect on Justice Kennedy's Retirement from SCOTUS

Upon U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s announcement that he will retire at the end of July, American University Washington College of Law faculty reflected on Kennedy's role in various monumental cases — and how his resignation may ultimately impact the SCOTUS.

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Program on Law and Government Welcomes New Senior Affiliates

Program on Law and Government Welcomes New Senior Affiliates

American University Washington College of Law is pleased to announce the appointment of three Senior Affiliates to the Program on Law and Government, beginning in the Fall semester. As Senior Affiliates, Louis Caldera, Bettina Poirier, and Steven Shapiro will teach, counsel and advise students, organize academic and career planning events, and serve as resources to faculty and staff.

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Accessibility in the 21st Century: Telecommunications as a Tool for Integration

Accessibility in the 21st Century: Telecommunications as a Tool for Integration

On Tuesday, Feb. 6th, Prof. Laguarda was joined by Karen Peltz Strauss, Deputy Bureau Chief of the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission, Jules Polonetsky, CEO of the Future of Privacy Forum, and Henry Claypool, Policy Director of UCSF’s Community Living Policy Center for a panel discussion on accessibility and telecommunications.

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Former Director of the Office of Government Ethics Walter Shaub Lays Out

Former Director of the Office of Government Ethics Walter Shaub Lays Out "An Ethics Agenda for 2018"

On Jan. 18, Walter Shaub ’96 addressed a packed audience in Claudio Grossman Hall with“An Ethics Agenda for 2018.” Shaub, who was appointed director of the Office of Government Ethics by President Obama in January 2013 and resigned from that post in July 2017, is senior director, ethics, at the Campaign Legal Center, a leading nonpartisan NGO dedicated to protecting and strengthening democratic processes across all levels of government.

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