A World of Endless Opportunities

The law school’s groundbreaking initiatives and comprehensive programs make an American University Washington College of Law education a complete experience. Students, faculty, and alumni enrich their legal understanding, broaden their perspectives, specialize in cutting-edge legal fields, and serve others by participating in any one of the innovative programs available at the law school.

AUWCL: Home to the Nation's Top-Ranked Programs

Here at American University Washington College of Law, we take pride of our renowned areas of excellence, including Experiential Education, International and Comparative Law, Trial Advocacy, Intellectual Property, and Health Law initiatives and programs.

Specialty Rankings
  • #2
    in Clinical Training
  • #5
    in Trial Advocacy
  • #8
    in Intellectual Property
  • #8
    in Part-Time Law
  • #9
    in International Law
  • #15
    in Health Care Law

Programs Highlights

Upcoming Events

January 30 12:00PM-1:00PM Tenley Campus - Warren N101 Classroom Rural Justice Lawyering: Practicing Law in Rural Communities January 30 5:30PM-8:30PM Washington College of Law Public Domain Day 2020 - A Celebration of Our Shared Culture and Heritage January 31 9:00AM-5:00PM Tenley Campus - Yuma YT01 Grossman Hall Volume 69 Annual Symposium Democracy and the Law: 2020 May Offer Continuing Legal Education Credit CLE January 31 12:00PM-1:30PM Tenley Campus - Warren NT01 Ceremonial Classroom Rise Against Hate February 05 9:00AM-4:00PM Tenley Campus - Warren NT01 Ceremonial Classroom Justice in Cyberspace: A Symposium February 05 12:00PM-2:00PM Tenley Campus - Yuma YT01 Grossman Hall Poland's Anti-Constitutional Backslide February 07 9:00AM-4:00PM Tenley Campus - Yuma YT01 Grossman Hall Sustainable Development Law and Policy Brief: Air Quality and Environmental Justice Symposium February 13 8:30AM-5:00PM Tenley Campus - Yuma YT01 Grossman Hall In Children's Best Interests: Advancing a Fundamental Standard for the Treatment of Immigrant Children February 14 9:00AM-2:30PM Tenley Campus - Yuma YT01 Grossman Hall In Children's Best Interests: Advancing a Fundamental Standard for the Treatment of Immigrant Children February 20 9:00AM-3:00PM Tenley Campus - Warren NT01 Ceremonial Classroom Sports & Entertainment Law Society Symposium February 21 9:00AM-3:00PM Tenley Campus - Yuma YT01 Grossman Hall Deprived of Human Rights: Conditions of Confinement of Marginalized Adults and Children February 27 12:00PM-1:00PM Tenley Campus - Yuma Y115 Classroom So You Want to be a Public Defender? Events Calendar ... Find more events in our events calendar
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