Mar 07 Thu
2019

Violence Against Women in the Name of Honor: The Case of Jordan

01:00PM - 03:00PM C116

The Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) degree program invites the WCL community to observe Ghufran Alqahtani defend her dissertation.

  • Presentation
  • Open To Students
Mar 08 Fri
2019

The Antitrust Paradigm: Restoring a Competitive Economy

08:30AM - 12:45PM Tenley Campus - Warren NT01 Ceremonial Classroom

This event is presented in conjunction with the publication of The Antitrust Paradigm: Restoring a Competitive Economy, by Jonathan B. Baker, which is scheduled for release by Harvard University Press in Spring 2019.  Professor Baker will speak about his book, and leading antitrust academics and practitioners will discuss its themes.

Registration is free, but required. To register, please go to www.wcl.american.edu/secle/registration.

For further information, contact: Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education, 202.274.4075 or secle@wcl.american.edu

  • Conference
  • Open To The Public, Alumni, Students AND Faculty/Staff
  • CLE
Mar 12 Tue
2019

Copyright Exceptions at WIPO SCCR

10:00AM - 01:00PM Tenley Campus - Yuma Y401 Large Classroom

We invite you to a briefing and roundtable discussion on the coming work of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR).
9:30am Registration; 10am-1pm Program; 1pm Lunch
 
Sponsors: American University Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property; Knowledge Ecology International; Library Copyright Alliance 

  • Conference
  • Open To The Public, Alumni, Students AND Faculty/Staff
Mar 12 Tue
2019

Sunshine Week 2019: Assaults on Science in the Trump Era

06:00PM - 08:00PM

This Sunshine Week event will include discussions with journalists and presentations by civil society members that explore the ongoing assaults on science and offer resources to help journalists, public interest organizations, employees, and policymakers promote accountability, protect scientific integrity, and restore public trust in government.

Join us to network with professionals committed to scientific integrity, free speech, and government transparency. Food and refreshments provided. 

  • Presentation
  • Open To Students
Mar 18 Mon
2019

Wartime Sexual Violence in El Salvador: The El Mozote Case

12:00PM - 01:30PM Tenley Campus - Yuma

 The Due Process of Law Foundation (DPLF), along with Claudia Martin, Co-director for the Academy on Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law, and Susana S├íCouto, director of the War Crimes Research office, presented an amicus curiae before the San Francisco Court of First Instance in Mozote, El Salvador, on Friday, August 24, where 18 military commanders were accused of having participated in the massacre of El Mozote and neighboring areas in December of 1981. The purpose of the brief was to develop arguments that could be used to effectively investigate the sexual crimes committed in the case. This conference will gather a group of panelists to further discuss the above. 


The event will take place on March 18, at 12:00 pm, in Room Y400. Please RSVP via email at hracademy@wcl.american.edu. A light lunch will be provided. 

  • Conference
  • Open To The Public, Alumni AND Students