21st Annual Hispanic Law Conference Touches on Progress, Challenges in the Latinx Community

21st Annual Hispanic Law Conference Touches on Progress, Challenges in the Latinx Community

20 Apr, 2018

Students, faculty, and distinguished guest speakers from the Latinx community came together Thursday, April 19 at American University Washington College of Law for the 21st Annual Hispanic Law Conference

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APALSA Hosts Eleventh Annual Asian Pacific Americans and the Law Dinner

APALSA Hosts Eleventh Annual Asian Pacific Americans and the Law Dinner

19 Apr, 2018

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA) hosted its Eleventh Annual Asian Pacific Americans and the Law Dinner to highlight the continuing need to empower and encourage the participation of the Asian Pacific American (APA) community in the legal profession.

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22nd Annual Sylvania Woods Conference Explores Pathways into the Legal Profession

22nd Annual Sylvania Woods Conference Explores Pathways into the Legal Profession

17 Apr, 2018

On Tuesday, April 17, American University Washington College of Law proudly presented the 22nd Annual Sylvania Woods Conference on African Americans and the Law. This annual conference addresses—through the participation of practicing lawyers, jurists, alumni, faculty, students, and administrators—matters of law and associated issues that affect African-American life and culture. The theme for this year’s conference was: “Informed by the present, Inspired for the future.”

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Remembering Dr. King: Now is the Time to Strengthen the Mantle of Civic Engagement and Civil Discourse and Forge Ahead

Remembering Dr. King: Now is the Time to Strengthen the Mantle of Civic Engagement and Civil Discourse and Forge Ahead

04 Apr, 2018

On the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Kendra Brown, Senior Director for Diversity, Inclusion & Affinity, reflects on Dr. King’s resounding legacy and his impact not only on the United States, but around the world.

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AUWCL Honors Black History Month with a Conversation with Wade Henderson and Nicole Austin-Hillery

AUWCL Honors Black History Month with a Conversation with Wade Henderson and Nicole Austin-Hillery

22 Feb, 2018

On Monday, Feb. 19, the law school honored Black History Month by holding a conversation with Wade Henderson, former president of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and Nicole Austin-Hillery, former director and counsel of the Brennan Center for Justice in Washington, D.C., entitled, “The Long Road.”

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The Long Road

The Long Road

19 Feb, 2018

Join us for a conversation with Wade Henderson, former President of the Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and Nicole Austin Hillery, former Director and Counsel of the Brennan Center for Justice, as they discuss their decades spanning fight against racial inequality and its impact on our nation and the globe.  The event is conducted in partnership with the Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars program.

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Global Diversity: The Key to Success of an American University

Global Diversity: The Key to Success of an American University

18 Jan, 2018

International and Comparative Legal Studies Director Padideh Ala'i's open letter to international students and alumni in light of recent events

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AUWCL Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy with 19th Annual Commemoration Program

AUWCL Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy with 19th Annual Commemoration Program

17 Jan, 2018

On Wednesday, Jan. 17, the law school held its 19th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Commemoration Program. Dean Camille Nelson along with faculty, staff, and students gathered to celebrate the life and enduring legacy of Dr. King.

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Law Librarian of Congress Jane Sanchez '89 Addresses AUWCL's 20th Annual Hispanic Law Conference

Law Librarian of Congress Jane Sanchez '89 Addresses AUWCL's 20th Annual Hispanic Law Conference

29 Mar, 2017

On March 29, Law Librarian of Congress Jane Sánchez ’89 addressed attendees at American University Washington College of Law’s 20th Annual Hispanic Law Conference awards dinner.

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