International and comparative law has long been central to the educational mandate of AUWCL, and our cutting-edge international initiatives have been consistently ranked among some of the most elite and prestigious in the United States. Our diverse academic and programmatic offerings incorporate a rich array of international law courses and seminars, experiential learning, and special events which allow our students to interact and network with esteemed faculty, international attorneys, diplomats, business leaders, and policy makers. Our widely recognized faculty members are leading practitioners in their fields, have a strong commitment to teaching, and strive to equip students with the expertise, skills, and understanding necessary to address challenges and promote justice around the world.

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Society for International Economic Law Global Conference to Take Place at American University Washington College of Law, July 12-14

Society for International Economic Law Global Conference to Take Place at American University Washington College of Law, July 12-14

The Society for International Economic Law (SIEL) 6th Biennial Global Conference, hosted by SIEL and American University Washington College of Law, will take place July 12-14, 2018 in Washington D.C. SIEL, the world’s only global scholarly society in international economic law and one of the largest and most important conferences in the area of international economic law, will be hosted for the first time in the U.S.

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AUWCL Named Top Law School for Foreign-Trained Lawyers

AUWCL Named Top Law School for Foreign-Trained Lawyers

The International Jurist, a magazine from the publishers of National Jurist and Prelaw, has recognized American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) as one of 25 law schools across the nation to offer the best experience for lawyers from outside the U.S.

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AUWCL Students Participate in the 70th Session of the UN International Law Commission

AUWCL Students Participate in the 70th Session of the UN International Law Commission

LL.M. and JD students attended the Seventieth Session of the International Law Commission. After in depth study of normative texts adopted by the ILC, students had a chance to meet all members of the ILC, discuss current happenings at the Seventieth Session of the ILC as well as share their feedback on proposed drafts.

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International Trade and Investment Law Society Honors Myron Brilliant '89

International Trade and Investment Law Society Honors Myron Brilliant '89

On April 23, the International Trade and Investment Law Society, together with the Trade, Investment and Development Program, hosted its 12th Annual Distinguished Alumni Award Dinner honoring Myron Brilliant ’89, executive vice president and head of International Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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