Oct 21 Mon
2019

Pro Bono Training: Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless

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

  • Training
  • Open To Students AND Faculty/Staff
Oct 21 Mon
2019

Tecito with Dean Emeritus Grossman

04:00PM - 06:00PM Tenley Campus - Yuma Y402 Classroom

Come join us for some tea and conversation with Dean Emeritus Grossman

  • Information Session
  • Open To Students
Oct 22 Tue
2019

Pro Bono Training: The National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project (NIWAP)

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

 The National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project (NIWAP, pronounced new-app) is an experiential learning opportunity at American University Washington College of Law. NIWAP’s work benefits immigrant women, children, and immigrant survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault, human trafficking, and other crimes. They are a national provider of training, legal and social science research, policy development, and technical assistance to advocates, attorneys, pro bono law firms, law schools, universities, law enforcement, prosecutors, justice system personnel, and other professionals who work with immigrant women, children and crime victims. Volunteers have a variety of projects to choose from. NIWAP assigns projects to volunteers based on interest and the number of hours that volunteer would like to contribute. Projects include legal research on state-by-state access to public benefits available to immigrants; reviewing research on access to forensic exams for rape victim, prenatal care, child health care, and post-assault health; Translate critical resources into multiple languages; other assignments and projects as they come up.

  • Training
  • Open To Students AND Faculty/Staff
Oct 22 Tue
2019

Presentation of the Last Report of the OAS Working Group to Address the Regional Crisis Caused by Venezuela's Migrant and Refugee Flows

04:00PM - 06:45PM Tenley Campus - Yuma Y112 Faculty Lounge

Presentation by the last report of the OAS Working Group to Address the Regional Crisis Caused by Venezuela’s Migrant and Refugee Flows.  Sponsored by the Organization of American States and Washington College of Law.

  • Presentation
  • Open To The Public, Alumni, Students AND Faculty/Staff
  • CLE
Oct 23 Wed
2019

Human Rights Reading Group

12:00PM - 01:00PM Tenley Campus - Warren NT02 Seminar Room

Throughout the year, students participating in the Human Rights Reading Group will confront the dilemmas and issues that arise in connection with human rights, focusing in particular on how acknowledgement of such critiques can help human rights advocates better navigate the field with creativity and critical reflection. Participants will learn how to assess the philosophical and practical underpinnings of human rights and how to ethically, pragmatically, and responsibly choose to critique and defend policies.

  • Seminar
  • Open To Students AND Faculty/Staff