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AUWCL, Sine Institute, and Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies Take on Impeachment

AUWCL, Sine Institute, and Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies Take on Impeachment

07 Nov, 2019

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, American University Washington College of Law’s Program on Law and Government, in partnership with American University Sine Institute of Policy and Politics and the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies (CCSP), presented “Impeachment: The Constitutional Remedy of Last Resort.

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Award-winning Journalist Bob Woodward and DOJ's Michael Horowitz Discuss Government Oversight, Accountability at AUWCL

Award-winning Journalist Bob Woodward and DOJ's Michael Horowitz Discuss Government Oversight, Accountability at AUWCL

02 Oct, 2019

On Wednesday, Oct. 2, author and Washington Post Associate Editor Bob Woodward, along with Chair of the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency Michael Horowitz, discussed the significance of federal oversight – including the importance of public transparency and investigations into impeachment – during the Program on Law and Government’s “Oversight & Accountability: Who Watches the Government?”

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Colleagues and Friends of Professor Herman Schwartz Celebrate his Lasting Contributions to the Rule of Law

Colleagues and Friends of Professor Herman Schwartz Celebrate his Lasting Contributions to the Rule of Law

27 Sep, 2019

On Friday, Sept. 27, American University Washington College of Law Professor Emeritus Herman Schwartz was recognized for his world-renowned legal legacy during “A Global Lawyer: A Symposium Celebrating the Contributions of Herman Schwartz to the Rule of Law.” The symposium was organized by the Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law, directed by Professor Macarena Sáez, and the Program on Law and Government, directed by Professor Fernando Laguarda.

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AUWCL Hosts

AUWCL Hosts "On the Docket: Looking Ahead at the New Supreme Court Term"

25 Sep, 2019

On Wednesday, Sept. 25, American University Washington College of Law hosted an in-depth panel discussion covering key issues the U.S. Supreme Court will address when its new term commences on Oct. 7.

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AU Legislation and Policy Brief Holds Inaugural Bipartisan Symposium

AU Legislation and Policy Brief Holds Inaugural Bipartisan Symposium

18 Apr, 2019

On Friday, April 12, the American University Legislation and Policy Brief presented its inaugural bipartisan symposium, “What’s Working in the 116th Congress.”

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4th National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference

4th National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference

24 Mar, 2019

The conference was held March 21 through 24, 2019, at American University Washington College of Law and was the largest gathering of legal scholars of color in history, with an attendance of over 500 law professors and scholars in allied fields from across the United States and the world. 

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