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Trial Advocacy Program Prepares for Busy Spring

Trial Advocacy Program Prepares for Busy Spring

The American University Washington College of Law Trial Advocacy Program, ranked 4th in the nation, is gearing up for a busy spring semester of events and competitions, for both AUWCL students and teams from schools around the country. The Program, which offers 22 specialized trial advocacy courses to more than 450 students each year, is hosting a competition sponsored by the American College of Trial Lawyers here Feb. 9-11, and their 10th Annual Capital City Challenge Mock Trial Competition March 2-4.

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Registration for the 2017 Burton D Weschler Moot Court Competition is Open

Registration for the 2017 Burton D Weschler Moot Court Competition is Open

October 19-21, 2017

Entering its 24th year, the Burton D. Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition is a nationally-renowned tournament that consistently attracts top competitors from across the country. Our competition gives competitors the unique experience of arguing Constitutional law in the country's capital.

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The Capitol City Challenge

The Capitol City Challenge

March 2 - March 5, 2017

The American University, Washington College of Law Stephen S. Weinstein Trial Advocacy Program and Mock Trial Honor Society proudly announce the Ninth Annual Capitol City Challenge.

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A Passion for Justice: An Encounter with Clarence Darrow

A Passion for Justice: An Encounter with Clarence Darrow

April 10, 2013

The Trial Advocacy Program hosted a one-man show performed by Paul Morella entitled "A Passion for Justice: An Encounter with Clarence Darrow." Clarence Darrow is one of the most revered and well-known American trial lawyers.