About the Program

American University Washington College of Law’s Program on Law and Government is celebrating a quarter century in our nation’s legislative and regulatory hub. We offer a broad array of curricular options, experiences, and events, from cutting edge courses taught by expert faculty, to our renowned Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project, to symposia and panels featuring our talented alumni. Each opportunity is designed to prepare students for careers at the intersection of public service, law, and domestic policy.

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Position: Senior Program Affiliate in Law and Government

American University Washington College of Law | Program on Law and Government | Washington, D.C. | Closing Date: March 1, 2018

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Our Programs at a Glance

Program on Law & Government Fellows

The Program on Law & Government brings recognized experts to the law school to serve as faculty fellows. Fellows teach courses, hold conferences, publish, and otherwise engage in the academic community at the law school.

Jurist-in-Residence Program

The Jurist-in-Residence Program is designed to bring a prominent judge to the law school each fall to meet with students, faculty, and alumni, and share insights on important topics facing the nation's judiciary. The visiting Jurist meets informally and formally with student groups and faculty over a one or two day period.

The Marshall-Brennan Program

The Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project is a nationally recognized law related education program that promotes democratic engagement, constitutional literacy, and legal advocacy by placing talented upper lever law students in high schools to teach yearlong courses in constitutional law and oral advocacy. To learn more, click here.

The Government Contracts Initiative

The Program oversees development of the law school’s Government Contracts-related curriculum and relevant programming in order to prepare JD and LL.M. students for careers in the flourishing field of Government Procurement Law. To learn about our Government Contracts Advisory Board, click here.