Behind the Scenes: DC City Council

Behind the Scenes: DC City Council

23 Feb, 2018

On Friday, Feb. 23rd, the Program on Law and Government attended a “behind the scenes” visit to the offices of District of Columbia At-Large City Councilmember Robert White (WCL ’07).

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Accessibility in the 21st Century: Telecommunications as a Tool for Integration

Accessibility in the 21st Century: Telecommunications as a Tool for Integration

06 Feb, 2018

On Tuesday, Feb. 6th, Prof. Laguarda was joined by Karen Peltz Strauss, Deputy Bureau Chief of the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission, Jules Polonetsky, CEO of the Future of Privacy Forum, and Henry Claypool, Policy Director of UCSF’s Community Living Policy Center for a panel discussion on accessibility and telecommunications.

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Professor Stephen Wermiel Honored with 2018 Robert F. Drinan Award for Distinguished Service

Professor Stephen Wermiel Honored with 2018 Robert F. Drinan Award for Distinguished Service

04 Feb, 2018

On February 3, 2018. Professor Steve Wermiel received the Robert F. Drinan Award in Vancouver from the ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice.

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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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