SEC Commissioner Joins AUWCL for Year's First Business Law Event

SEC Commissioner Joins AUWCL for Year's First Business Law Event

25 Sep, 2017

AUWCL welcomed Securities and Exchange Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar to the law school early this semester to speak to an enthusiastic group of students. The Sept. 12 event kicked-off the Business Law Program’s line-up of events for the 2017–2018 academic year.

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On the Docket: Looking Ahead at the New Supreme Court Term

On the Docket: Looking Ahead at the New Supreme Court Term

20 Sep, 2017

The American University Washington College of Law Program on Law and Government and the ABA Public Education Division are hosting an in-depth discussion of the most high profile cases of the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court term, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, at 5:30 p.m.  For the first time, the American Bar Association and AUWCL are pairing their annual “Preview” events to bring together an outstanding group of experts in immigration law, civil rights, voting rights, privacy, criminal justice, and more.

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Fernando Laguarda Elected Chair of the Board of TPRC

Fernando Laguarda Elected Chair of the Board of TPRC

20 Sep, 2017

American University Washington College of Law congratulates Professor Fernando Laguarda, faculty director of the Program on Law and Government, on his election as the next Board Chair of TPRC, the leading interdisciplinary conference on technology and telecom policy. His one year term began on Sept. 11, 2017.

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DACA Teach-In Provides Update on Immigration Policy

DACA Teach-In Provides Update on Immigration Policy

13 Sep, 2017

On Tuesday, Sept. 12, American University Washington College of Law hosted a “Rapid Response DACA Teach-In,” symposium where our faculty experts addressed the Administration’s decision to cancel the DACA program. Professors Steve Wermiel, Amanda Frost, and Jeff Lubbers were joined by Professor Fernando Laguarda, director of the Program on Law and Government, and Lisa Curtis from the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project. The program was organized and moderated by Professor Cori Alonso-Yoder, practitioner-in-residence with the Immigrant Justice Clinic.

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Fall Mini-Externship Fairs Connect Students with Employers in Business, Criminal Law, and Immigration

Fall Mini-Externship Fairs Connect Students with Employers in Business, Criminal Law, and Immigration

13 Sep, 2017

As part of the law school’s ongoing effort to assist students interested in growing practice areas, the Externship Program is sponsoring a series of mini-externship fairs again this fall. The fairs will connect upper level students with a wide range of employers – government agencies, nonprofit organizations, trade associations, courts, and firms working on pro bono matters – who are seeking externs and interns for upcoming semesters.

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