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Professor and Dean Emeritus Claudio Grossman was elected by acclamation Chair of the Drafting Committee of the International Law Commission (ILC) on Monday, April 29 in Geneva, Switzerland.Read more
On Tuesday, April 30, Professor Paul Williams testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs in a hearing on Kosovo Wartime Victims: The Quest for Justice. Williams, a prominent international lawyer with experience designing accountability mechanisms, was asked to address the remedies which have been made available to victims of the Kosovo War of 1999.Read more
On April 25, the law school celebrated the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows' accomplishments during their annual Certificate Ceremony. The program is coordinated by Professor Padideh Ala’i, director of the International and Comparative Legal Studies Program. American University Washington College of Law is the only law school in the country hosting the Humphrey Fellowship Program, funded by the Department of State and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE).Read more
On April 11, American University Washington College of Law welcomed United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to campus.Read more
International & Comparative Legal Studies (ICLS) hosted, once again, the 21st Annual Grotius Lecture that also serves as the opening lecture for the Annual Meeting American Society of International Law (ASIL). The Grotius Lectures were initiated over 20 years ago by AUWCL’s International Legal Studies Program in collaboration with American Society of International Law (ASIL). The Speaker this year was Professor Martti Kokenniemi from University of Helsinki .Read more
The International and Comparative Legal Studies’ Abroad Program hosted the 2019 International Legal Education Abroad and LL.M. Administrators Conference: "Affirming the Value of Global Education!" Over 70 speakers and attendees, including faculty and practitioners from 65 institutions around the world discussed the future of international programs, the importance of international LL.M. and study abroad programs.Read more