Unlocking the Promise of Antitrust Enforcement

Unlocking the Promise of Antitrust Enforcement

27 Oct, 2017

On Friday, October 27, 2017, the Program on Law and Government and the Washington Center for Equitable Growth hosted a conference focused on whether there is scope for more vigorous enforcement of existing law. This event featured nine examples of enforcement possibilities presented by leading scholars in antitrust law and economics. See below for videos of the conference.

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AUWCL Jurist-in-Residence Program Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

AUWCL Jurist-in-Residence Program Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

24 Oct, 2017

Candidly explaining the role of judges and the process of judging is what the American University Washington College of Law Annual Jurist-in-Residence Program has been hosting for the past 10 years. Students and faculty alike have benefited from the experience.

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Inaugural General Counsels Event Features Presentation from Federal Judges

Inaugural General Counsels Event Features Presentation from Federal Judges

04 Oct, 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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Fernando Laguarda Elected Chair of the Board of TPRC

Fernando Laguarda Elected Chair of the Board of TPRC

20 Sep, 2017

American University Washington College of Law congratulates Professor Fernando Laguarda, faculty director of the Program on Law and Government, on his election as the next Board Chair of TPRC, the leading interdisciplinary conference on technology and telecom policy. His one year term began on Sept. 11, 2017.

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Oversight and Investigation of the Executive Branch Panel

Oversight and Investigation of the Executive Branch Panel

12 Sep, 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!

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Rapid Response DACA Teach-In

Rapid Response DACA Teach-In

12 Sep, 2017

The Program on Law and Government, the AUWCL Immigrant Justice Clinic, the Latina/o Law Student Association, the Office of Public Interest, the AUWCL 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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