Mar 13 Tue

Crimes Against Humanity During the Argentinian Dictatorship: Bringing Perpetrators to Justice/Crimenes de Lesa Humanidad Cometidos Durante la Dictadura Argentina: Trayendo los Perpetradores a la Justicia

12:00PM - 01:30PM Yuma Building - Y401

Join the Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law’s Anti-Torture Initiative to hear from Mr. Raul H. Sánchez, Secretary for Human Rights of the Province of Cordoba, Argentina, in discussion with Juan E. Méndez, Professor of Human Rights Law in Residence and the former U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture. Mr. Sánchez will provide insight into the crimes against humanity committed by officials during Argentina's military dictatorship, as well as discuss the recent efforts to bring these officials to justice. This event will be in Spanish. Simultaneous translation will be provided.

La Iniciativa contra la Tortura y el Centro de Derechos Humanos y Derecho Humanitario invitamos cordialmente a una presentación del Sr. Raúl H. Sánchez, Secretario de Derechos Humanos de la Provincia de Córdoba, Argentina. El Sr. Sánchez brindará información sobre los crímenes de lesa humanidad cometidos por oficiales durante la dictadura militar en Argentina, y analizará los esfuerzos recientes para llevar a estos oficiales ante la justicia. La discusión será moderada por Juan E. Méndez, profesor de Derecho de los Derechos Humanos en Residencia y ex Relator Especial de las Naciones Unidas sobre la Tortura. Este evento será en español. Habrá traducción simultánea al inglés.  

  • Seminar
  • Open To The Public, Alumni, Students AND Faculty/Staff
Mar 14 Wed

International Suite Talks

12:00PM - 01:00PM Y360

  • Information Session
  • Open To The Public, Alumni, Students AND Faculty/Staff
Mar 15 Thu

Eighth Annual Patent Administrative Law Conference

12:00PM - 05:00PM Yuma Building - YT01-01

Presented by Unified Patents, the Federal Circuit Bar Association, and AUWCL

Join over 200 in-house executives to discuss policy and best practices at the Eighth Annual Patent Administrative Law Conference co-hosted by American University, Federal Circuit Bar Association and Unified Patents in Washington D.C on March 15th, 2018. 

Speakers include top in-house intellectual property executives from Facebook, Intel, Continental, Ricoh, Delphi, Philips, Ford, and others. Registration (for those not affiliated with WCL):

  • Conference
  • Open To The Public, Alumni, Students AND Faculty/Staff
  • CLE
Mar 17 Sat

Computational Law & Blockchain Festival - DC Node

10:00AM - 02:00PM Warren Building - NT01

The practice of law is changing. In the same way that technologies like blockchain, IoT, and big data have stressed traditional approaches to doing business in finance, commerce, health, education and other major sectors, law and policy requires new skills and tools to be effective.

The series of presentations, discussions and hands-on learning opportunities and software demonstrations will offer practitioners and technologists an opportunity to LEARN, DISCUSS AND "HACK" on the technology and law and policy challenges leading this space. Participants will join a diverse community of lawyers, academics, policy makers, and technologists in more than forty locations around the world exploring and defining this exciting new area of law and technology, as part of the 2018 COMPUTATIONAL LAW & BLOCKCHAIN FESTIVAL

Legal practitioners, policy analysts, technologist and anyone interested in learning, discussing and hacking on these topics are encouraged to participate. The software demos are selected for both veteran software developers and participants new to the technologies opportunity to develop a stronger technical understanding of Computational and Blockchain law and policy implications.

The event will be livestreamed with live twitter feeds on #clbfest2018DC #legalhack #clbfest2018 #ailaw

The event is possible with the generous support of the American University, Washington College of Law, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property; and The South Big Data Innovation Hub,

  • Conference
  • Open To The Public, Alumni, Students AND Faculty/Staff
Mar 19 Mon

Mindfulness Mondays

03:00PM - 04:00PM N100B Wellness Space

Join instructor Aurora Hutchinson for a mindfulness session in N100B Wellness Space (first floor of the library, to the left).

  • Workshop
  • Open To Students AND Faculty/Staff