Oct 23 Wed
2019

The Conundrum of The Black Prosecutor: Can I Cheer on and Charge My People at the Same time?

04:00PM - 06:00PM Tenley Campus - Warren NT01 Ceremonial Classroom

The Eastern Region of the National Black Prosecutors Association ("NBPA") is co-hosting a panel discussion titled “The Conundrum of the Black Prosecutor: Can I Cheer for and Charge my People at the Same Time?” This event is co-sponsored by the BLSA chapters of American University Washington College of Law, Columbus School of Law Catholic University of America, Georgetown University Law Center, Howard School of Law, and the University of the District of Columbia School of Law. The panel is intended to be a candid discussion of the unique role and responsibility of the black prosecutor in the criminal justice system. Panelists will include experienced local and federal prosecutors, and other stakeholders, who can speak credibly on this important topic.

  • Lecture
  • Open To Students
Oct 23 Wed
2019

Happy Hour on the Hill

06:00PM - 08:00PM Rayburn House Office Building Room 2044

Make sure to calendar this great opportunity for students, alumni and friends of WCL to network, learn more about working on the Hill, and enjoy free food and drinks! Space for this event will be limited. We will be releasing more information as the semester continues, so be sure to read future newsletters to ensure your spot! RSVP at http://bit.ly/HH10-23-19.

  • Reception
  • Open To The Public, Alumni, Students AND Faculty/Staff
Oct 24 Thu
2019

Pro Bono Training: Landlord Tenant Resource Center Project

12:00PM - 01:00PM Tenley Campus - Yuma Y115 Classroom

 The Landlord Tenant Resource Center provides free legal information to unrepresented tenants and landlords engaged in housing disputes in D.C. Customers receive information on court processes and assistance in preparation of pleadings. Student volunteers will assist attorneys with case triage and limited screening to determine the nature of the customer’s inquiry and level of need. To participate in the project, you must be trained.

  • Training
  • Open To Students
Oct 24 Thu
2019

Human Rights and Migration: Crisis in the Americas

12:30PM - 02:00PM Tenley Campus - Yuma Y402 Classroom

JOIN US FOR A PANEL DISCUSSION WITH VARIOUS EXPERTS

Panelists:

Álvaro Botero, Member & Rapporteour, Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers, United Nations

Maureen Meyer, Director For Mexico and Migrant Rights, Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA)

Anita Sinha, Assistant Professor Of Law, Director, International Human Rights Law Clinic, Washington College of Law

Moderator:

Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón, Member, Committee Against torture (CAT), United Nations, Professorial Lecturer in Residence & Co-Director, Academy on Human Rights And Humanitarian Law, Washington College Of Law 

RSVP: hracademy@wcl.american.edu


  • Presentation
  • Open To The Public, Alumni, Students AND Faculty/Staff
Oct 24 Thu
2019

Clinical Program October Meet & Greet

04:30PM - 06:30PM Tenley Campus - Yuma YT01-01 Grossman Hall

 Come do some trick-or-treating and learn about all the amazing clinical programs!

  • Reception
  • Open To Students AND Faculty/Staff