A Message from Dean Camille A. Nelson, Orientation 2017
On August 16 and 17, Dean Camille A. Nelson welcomed AUWCL's impressive incoming class on behalf of the law school and American University. In speaking to the new students, she also took the opportunity to address, and condemn, the violent events in Charlottesville. Please read an excerpt from her speech here.
AUWCL Kicks Off Orientation Week with Alumni Panel, Capitol Tour
As part of Orientation Week, the Program on Law and Government and the WCL Chapters of the American Constitution Society, the Federalist Society, and the National Lawyers Guild organized a panel presentation for incoming 1Ls featuring alumni currently working in the House of Representatives and the Senate. Lauren Dudley '12 (Law & Government LL.M. '13), Amy Jones '03, and Tim Daniels '13 presented to the incoming class.
Professor Padideh Ala'i Appointed to Faculty Director of the International Legal Studies Program
AUWCL Dean Camille A. Nelson has appointed Professor Padideh Ala'i as faculty director of the International Legal Studies Program beginning Aug. 1. In this capacity, Ala'i will promote, represent, and coordinate the law school's renowned international programs, including the International Legal Studies Program which has nearly 4,000 LL.M. alumni around the world. Ala'i is a professor of law who specializes in the areas of international economic law, law of the World Trade Organization, and comparative law.
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