First Amendment 101 Webinar

First Amendment 101 Webinar

31 Jan, 2018

On Jan. 31, Stephen Wermiel, professor at American University Washington College of Law joined Lara Nott, executive director at First Amendment Center of the Newseum Institute, and Sandy Johnson, President and COO of National Press Foundation to discuss the origins and evolution of the First Amendment.

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Former Director of the Office of Government Ethics Walter Shaub Lays Out

Former Director of the Office of Government Ethics Walter Shaub Lays Out "An Ethics Agenda for 2018"

18 Jan, 2018

On Jan. 18, Walter Shaub ’96 addressed a packed audience in Claudio Grossman Hall with“An Ethics Agenda for 2018.” Shaub, who was appointed director of the Office of Government Ethics by President Obama in January 2013 and resigned from that post in July 2017, is senior director, ethics, at the Campaign Legal Center.

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The Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project

The Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project

16 Nov, 2017

A Program with Local Origins Continues to Grow in National Stature. Founded in 1999, The Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project has grown exponentially to become a nationally recognized law-related education initiative with chapters in 19 law schools.

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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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