American University Washington College of Law welcomed World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim to campus Tuesday, April 10 for "Rich and Poor: Opportunities and Challenges in an Age of Disruptions." Read more
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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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
On October 17, 2017 American University Washington College of Law hosted the XIII Annual Symposium on International Trade co-sponsored by the Brazilian International Trade Scholars Inc. – ABCI Institute. The Symposium gathered ambassadors and government officials from Chile, Argentina, Brazil, and the European Union, trade scholars, law practitioners, and economic analysts to address a series of questions raised by the United States Administration’s new mindset with respect to trade policy.Read more
On Tuesday, Sept. 12, American University Washington College of Law hosted a “Rapid Response DACA Teach-In,” symposium where our faculty experts addressed the Administration’s decision to cancel the DACA program.Read more
Professor Fernanda Nicola, an expert in comparative law and European Union law, has collaborated with Bill Davies, a European historian with the AU School of Public Affairs, to publish a groundbreaking analysis of the rulings of the Court of Justice of the European Union.Read more