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War Crimes Research Office Director Susana SáCouto Honored on Gender Justice Legacy Wall

War Crimes Research Office Director Susana SáCouto Honored on Gender Justice Legacy Wall

11 Dec, 2017

Last Thursday, War Crimes Research Office (WCRO) Director Susana SáCouto was honored as part of the Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice's unveiling of the Gender Justice Legacy Wall at an event that coincided with the 16th Annual Assembly of States Parties meeting in New York.

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Celebrating the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention at 20, the FCPA at 40, and Addressing the Challenges Ahead

Celebrating the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention at 20, the FCPA at 40, and Addressing the Challenges Ahead

20 Nov, 2017

On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, the International Anti-Corruption Law Program at American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) hosted the event “Celebrating the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention at 20, the FCPA at 40 & Addressing the Challenges Ahead.”  

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AUWCL Faculty Take Part in World Bank Group's

AUWCL Faculty Take Part in World Bank Group's "Law, Justice, and Development Week 2017"

06 Nov, 2017

American University Washington College of Law Professors Fernanda Nicola and Macarena Saez are participating in panel discussions Monday and Tuesday as part of the World Bank Group’s “Law, Justice, and Development Week 2017,” a high-level conference with an expected attendance of more than 1,300 people for the week.

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Guatemalan Constitutional Court Cites AUWCL Students' Amicus Brief in Decision to Eliminate Death Penalty

Guatemalan Constitutional Court Cites AUWCL Students' Amicus Brief in Decision to Eliminate Death Penalty

03 Nov, 2017

This past spring, AUWCL students Aythnis Rivera LL.M. '17 and Tatiana Devia '18 submitted an amicus brief that was recently cited by the Guatemalan Constitutional Court in support of its decision to eliminate the death penalty. This was the first time that the Constitutional Court referred to a specific amicus brief in its decision. 

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Roundtable Discussion Convened Experts to Discuss the Protection of Human Rights in Counter-Terrorism

Roundtable Discussion Convened Experts to Discuss the Protection of Human Rights in Counter-Terrorism

18 Oct, 2017

On Wednesday October 18th, AUWCL’s Center on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, together with the Academy on Human Rights & Humanitarian Law, convened jointly with the International Commission of Jurists a roundtable discussion on ongoing human rights violations in connection with renditions and associated practices by the US and other countries.

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