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  • Dean Grossman to Join Congressional Briefing in Support of Victims of Torture

    On Thurs., June 23, Dean Grossman will join the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission at the Rayburn House for a briefing on torture, in commemoration of the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. The briefing will examine torture's prevalence around the world, review the legal framework and role of the UN Committee against Torture, and provide recommendations for Congress regarding funding and support for rehabilitation programs. MORE

  • Professor Emeritus Michael Tigar to be Honored for Human Rights Work

    On June 30, the D.C. Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild will honor Professor Emeritus Michael Tigar for his work in the legal profession. Throughout his career, Tigar has been active in pro bono cases, the American Bar Association, continuing legal education programs, and international human rights. MORE

  • Angie McCarthy '13 Wins American University Diversity Award

    Angie McCarthy '13, Program Coordinator for the Women and the Law Program and an AUWCL alumnae, is the recipient of this year's American University Diversity Award. The Diversity Award is given to a staff member who seeks out, values, and utilizes the knowledge and experiences of a diverse community. MORE

  • New Online Certificate in U.S. Immigration Law

    American University Washington College of Law now offers an unparalleled opportunity to pursue an Online Certificate in Introduction to U.S. Immigration Law, offered for the first time ever in Spanish. This online program, which begins July 5, is designed to provide the international community with an understanding of the structure and operations of the U.S. immigration system. The course is directed by Professor Jayesh Rathod, an immigration law expert and the Director of the Immigrant Justice Clinic at AUWCL. MORE

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