National Security And Criminal law Career Luncheon

National Security And Criminal law Career Luncheon

April 21, 2017

Please join Professors SáCouto and Hamilton on April 21 at noon for an informal career discussion and pizza lunch with four recent WCL grads working in the fields of international criminal law and national security law! Alumni Christie Edwards (LLM '10), Jennifer Smith (JD '10), Hunter Deeley (JD '15), and Chris Keeler (JD '15)!

Leaks and Law

Leaks and Law

April 6, 2017

The American College of Trial Lawyers is an extremely prestigious national organization of the best trial lawyers throughout the country. Students will have the opportunity to network before and after the panel. The topic of discussion is “Leaks and the Law” and will discuss legal issues surrounding the press.

WCL Alumni Discuss Being a Public Defender

"So You Want to be a Public Defender?"

October 19, 2016

Come and hear from WCL alumni and friends who will discuss their experiences as defenders, give advice, and answer questions. The event is from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Room N102. All are welcome! Please RSVP to Lisa Flores at lflores@american.edu. There will be pizza for those who RSVP!

Gideon's Promise Law School Partnership Project

Gideon's Promise Law School Partnership Project

October 4, 2016

Professors Angela Davis and Jenny Robert encourages anyone interested in public defender work in the south to come to an important information session about WCL’s partnership with the Gideon’s Promise Law School Partnership Project (LSSP) on October 4th from 12 – 1:15 in Room NT02. Applications for LSSP are due on October 21st!

Criminal Law Externship Fair

Criminal Law Externship Fair

October 5, 2016

The Institute and the Externship Office are co-sponsoring this event for 2L/3L/4L students interested in pursuing a career in criminal law. The Externship Office has invited state, local and federal defender, prosecutor and law enforcement agencies, as well as a number of criminal justice policy and criminal justice reform organizations.