AUWCL Celebrates Pro Bono Month with Student Trainings

AUWCL Celebrates Pro Bono Month with Student Trainings

In honor of the American Bar Association’s National Pro Bono Celebration in October, American University Washington College of Law’s Office of Public Interest dedicated the month of October to highlighting the many ways AUWCL students are able to get involved with pro bono work while they are still in law school.

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Students, Faculty Volunteer Across DC For Annual

Students, Faculty Volunteer Across DC For Annual "In My Back Yard" Public Service Day

On Monday, Aug. 20, American University Washington College of Law’s JD Orientation kicked off with the "In My Back Yard" (IMBY) Public Service Day. 

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Two AUWCL Students Receive National Peggy Browning Fellowships

Two AUWCL Students Receive National Peggy Browning Fellowships

2L Christina Canalizo and 1L Ericka Cruz, two students at American University Washington College Law, have been awarded the national Peggy Browning Fellowship. The fellowship provides law students with unique, diverse and challenging opportunities to fight for social and economic justice, with the hope the experiences will inspire students to enter careers in public interest labor law.

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Nineteenth Annual Peter M. Cicchino Public Service Awards Dinner

Nineteenth Annual Peter M. Cicchino Public Service Awards Dinner

On April 5, AUWCL hosted the Nineteenth Annual Peter M. Cicchino Public Service Awards Dinner. Each year, the program honors a current student who has demonstrated a remarkable commitment to public interest during their time on campus, as well as two alumni for their remarkable public interest work, both domestically and internationally.

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Equal Justice Foundation's Annual Auction Raises Funds for Students

Equal Justice Foundation's Annual Auction Raises Funds for Students

The Equal Justice Foundation’s (EJF) 25th Annual Public Interest Auction took place on Thursday, March 29. Faculty, students, alumni, staff, friends, family, and other members of the American University Washington College of Law community convened in Claudio Grossman Hall for a night of bidding and fun, all for an excellent cause.

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Public Interest Interviews

Selected Publications