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  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch Delivers Address at AUWCL Spring Commencement

    On Sunday, May 22, American University Washington College of Law welcomed Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch as its 2016 Commencement speaker. The Spring 2016 class graduated 394 students with a Juris Doctor (JD), 65 with a Master of Laws (LL.M.), and one with a Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD). MORE | VIEW WEBCAST

  • Prof. Anita Sinha Moderates Congressional Briefing on ICE Raids

    Anita Sinha, practitioner-in-residence in AUWCL's Immigrant Justice Clinic, will moderate a congressional briefing on Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. at the Rayburn Office Building titled "ICE Raids on Immigrant Youth: The Harm to Youth Education and a Driver of Youth Incarceration." Participants include teachers and classmates of detained students and experts from the Advancement Project, Sentencing Project, and National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers' Guild.

  • Prof. Yeomans in Washington Post: Criminal Prosecutions Have Limits as Vehicles for Social Change

    Following the acquittal of the Baltimore Police officer in connection with the death of Freddie Gray, Law and Government Fellow William Yeomans discusses why prosecutions of police officers are so rarely successful. Read his op-ed in the Washington Post.

  • 21st Annual Inter-American Moot Court Competition to be Held May 22-27

    The Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law will host the 21st Annual Inter-American Moot Court Competition May 22-27, co-sponsored by the Inter-American Court on Human Rights and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. More than 100 teams will participate from 25 countries, involving more than 600 students, professors, and human rights professionals. MORE

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