Inaugural General Counsels Event Features Presentation from Federal Judges

Inaugural General Counsels Event Features Presentation from Federal Judges

October 4, 2017

On Oct. 4, the Program on Law & Government at American University Washington College of Law hosted its inaugural AUWCL Federal Government General Counsels Reception. The 70 attendees included current and former federal government general counsel and AUWCL faculty, staff, and students.

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Oversight and Investigation of the Executive Branch Panel

Oversight and Investigation of the Executive Branch Panel

September 12, 2017

On September 12th, the Program on Law and Government hosted its Constitution Day event, “Oversight and Investigation of the Executive Branch.” The event featured a keynote address by Rep. Ted Lieu and a panel with Christopher Bartolomucci, Lauren Dudley (WCL ’12), Liz Hempowicz (WCL ’14), Stephanie Litos, and Walter Shaub (WCL ’96). Program on Law and Government Faculty Director Fernando Laguarda moderated. Thank you to our speakers and everyone who attended for making this a fantastic event!

Rapid Response DACA Teach-In

Rapid Response DACA Teach-In

September 12, 2017

The Program on Law and Government, the WCL Immigrant Justice Clinic, the Latina/o Law Student Association, the Office of Public Interest, the WCL Dean's Office, the Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law, and the Immigrant Rights Coalition hosted a “Rapid Response DACA Teach-In” symposium where our faculty experts addressed the Trump Administration’s decision to cancel the DACA program.

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A Welcome Event for our New Students

A Welcome Event for our New Students

August 14, 2017

Prior to the start of the Fall 2017 Semester, the Program on Law & Government and the WCL Chapters of the American Constitution Society, Federalist Society, and National Lawyers Guild took over 50 incoming 1Ls on a Capitol Tour.

We are excited to welcome Fernando Laguarda as the new Director for the Program on Law & Government at AUWCL!

We are excited to welcome Fernando Laguarda as the new Director for the Program on Law & Government at AUWCL!

June 28, 2017

American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) today announced that Fernando Laguarda has been appointed Professorial Lecturer and the new Director of the Program on Law and Government. Laguarda will oversee all operations of and strategic planning for the Program on Law and Government, and teach Antitrust, Communications Law, and Legal Ethics, among other courses, as a law school faculty member.

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