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The Twelfth Annual International Trade and Investment Law Society Distinguished Alumni Dinner & Preceding Program

The Twelfth Annual International Trade and Investment Law Society Distinguished Alumni Dinner & Preceding Program

23 Apr, 2018

The Twelfth Annual International Trade and Investment Law Society Distinguished Alumni Dinner & Program honoring Myron Brilliant, WCL '89, for his notable success in international trade and investment law. The dinner will be on Monday, April 23rd at the Washington College of Law Tenley Campus beginning at 6:30pm, with a preceding program to begin at 4:30pm. For further details, please visit https://www.wcl.american.edu/news-events/events/detail/6270/

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AUWCL Sponsors 20th Annual Grotius Lecture

AUWCL Sponsors 20th Annual Grotius Lecture

27 Mar, 2018

On April 4, American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) will proudly sponsor the 20th Annual Grotius Lecture opening the American Society of International Law’s (ASIL) 112th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. Leading and emerging voices in international legal scholarship, policy, and practice will gather to discuss this year’s theme, “International Adjudication: Peaks, Valleys, and Rolling Hills.”

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The Kovler Project Against Torture Panel Presentation

The Kovler Project Against Torture Panel Presentation

01 Feb, 2018

Join the Kovler Project Against Torture Panel Presentation on Thursday, February 1, 2018 as the students and faculty participants will discuss the Project and the upcoming spring 2018 application process and deadline.

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Symposium on Salient Issues in International Commercial Arbitration

Symposium on Salient Issues in International Commercial Arbitration

14 Nov, 2017

The Symposium on Salient Issues in International Commercial Arbitration is organized biannually by the Center on International Commercial Arbitration with the purpose of presenting a global perspective of current developments in international arbitration throughout the world.

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Second Wenger Annual Distinguished Lecture on Trade

Second Wenger Annual Distinguished Lecture on Trade

08 Nov, 2017

This lecture, now in its second year, is part of the Wenger Lecture Series on International Trade funded by the Henry E. & Consuelo S. Wenger Foundation. This endowment by the family of a WCL alum aims exclusively to promote study and research of international trade law, as well as to train young international trade lawyers. The 2017 Second Wenger Annual Lecture on Trade will feature the esteemed speaker Ambassador Alan Wolff, Deputy Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

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Gender and Law Lunch and Learn: Forced Labor Trafficking Panel

Gender and Law Lunch and Learn: Forced Labor Trafficking Panel

07 Nov, 2017

Come lunch and learn with the experts on the intersectionality between vulnerable populations, migration, human trafficking, and forced labor in a global economy. Forced labor refers to situations in which persons are coerced to work through the use of violence or intimidation, or by more subtle means such as accumulated debt, retention of identity papers or threats of denunciation to immigration authorities. http://www.ilo.org/global/topics/forced-labour/news/WCMS_237569/lang--en/index.htm. 

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NAFTA and the Digital Environment: Distinguished Lecture and Networking Reception

NAFTA and the Digital Environment: Distinguished Lecture and Networking Reception

30 Oct, 2017

Join University of Ottawa Law Professor and leading trade commentator, Michael Geist, as he examines what a positive, balanced agenda for the digital environment looks like in NAFTA and how it can be achieved.

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2017 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Comparative Law

2017 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Comparative Law

26 Oct, 2017

The proposed general theme seeks to compare political, market and social institutions to address private and public law conflicts in societies that fall under either a faith-based or a non-faith based legal tradition.

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Preserving Perspectives: International Arbitrators in Their Own Words

Preserving Perspectives: International Arbitrators in Their Own Words

26 Oct, 2017

In 2012, the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA) launched Preserving Perspectives, an effort to record the oral histories of the leading and most influential arbitrators in the world to chronicle the evolution of modern international arbitration.

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XIII Symposium on International Trade

XIII Symposium on International Trade

17 Oct, 2017

The XIII Annual Symposium on International Trade will address current issues in a series of panels:  What is happening around the globe following the new mindset in Washington, including China, South American, and the EU;  the US is avoiding multilateral trade agreements, renegotiating NAFTA and engaging in one-to-one talks with specific trade partners, leveraging its own priorities: is the focus on bilateral agreements the answer?

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