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The Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project

A Program with Local Origins Continues to Grow in National Stature

Founded in 1999 by two visionary American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) faculty members, Jamin Raskin and Stephen Wermiel, The Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project has grown exponentially to become a nationally recognized law-related education initiative with chapters in 19 law schools.

Marshall-Brennan Question Corner

Marshall-Brennan Question Corner

13 Feb, 2018

10 – 2 PM, February 13-14, 2018 | Cafeteria Tabling Area

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Lunch and Learn Alumni Panel, Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project

Lunch and Learn Alumni Panel, Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project

06 Feb, 2018

12 – 1 PM, February 6, 2018 | Room N101

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Public Interest Alumni Lunch Series Juvenile Justice with Rachel Johnson

Public Interest Alumni Lunch Series Juvenile Justice with Rachel Johnson

31 Jan, 2018

Join us for pizza and open dialogue with Rachel Johnson (’15), and learn more about what it is like to be a public interest lawyer practicing in the area of juvenile defense. Rachel Johnson, Esq., is the Juvenile Justice Coordinator at Advancing Real Change, Inc., in Baltimore, MD. Advancing Real Change is a nonprofit organization that works to disrupt dehumanizing narratives in the criminal justice system through the practice of life history investigation.

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2018-2019 Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Application is LIVE, January 29!

2018-2019 Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Application is LIVE, January 29!

29 Jan, 2018

The Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project places upper level students in public high schools around the city to teach year-long classes in constitutional literacy, social justice, and oral advocacy. Students selected as Marshall-Brennan Fellows receive 3 credits each semester, participate in a weekly seminar, and receive a small travel stipend. Applications are due 5pm (EST) on February 16, 2018. Questions? Email us at marshallbrennan@wcl.american.edu.

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