21st Annual Hispanic Law Conference touches on Progress, Challenges in the Latinx Community

21st Annual Hispanic Law Conference Touches on Progress, Challenges in the Latinx Community

20 Apr, 2018

Students, faculty, and distinguished guest speakers from the Latinx community came together Thursday, April 19 at American University Washington College of Law for the 21st Annual Hispanic Law Conference.

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Asian Pacific American Law Student Association Hosts Eleventh Annual Asian Pacific Americans and the Law Dinner

Asian Pacific American Law Student Association Hosts Eleventh Annual Asian Pacific Americans and the Law Dinner

19 Apr, 2018

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA) hosted its Eleventh Annual Asian Pacific Americans and the Law Dinner to highlight the continuing need to empower and encourage the participation of the Asian Pacific American (APA) community in the legal profession.

Two AUWCL Students Receive National Peggy Browning Fellowship

Two AUWCL Students Receive National Peggy Browning Fellowships

19 Apr, 2018

2L Christina Canalizo and 1L Ericka Cruz, two students at American University Washington College Law, have been awarded the national Peggy Browning Fellowship. The fellowship provides law students with unique, diverse and challenging opportunities to fight for social and economic justice, with the hope the experiences will inspire students to enter careers in public interest labor law.

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Vanita Gupta Announced as Washington College of Law's 2018 Commencement Speaker

Vanita Gupta, President and CEO of The Leadership Conference, Announced as Washington College of Law's 2018 Commencement Speaker

18 Apr, 2018

American University Washington College of Law is thrilled to welcome Vanita Gupta, president and chief executive officer of The Leadership Conference, and former leader of the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Justice, as our 2018 Commencement speaker on Sunday, May 20, at 1:00 p.m. 

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22nd Annual Sylvania Woods Conference Explores Pathways into the Legal Profession

22nd Annual Sylvania Woods Conference Explores Pathways into the Legal Profession

18 Apr, 2018

On Tuesday, April 17, American University Washington College of Law proudly presented the 22nd Annual Sylvania Woods Conference on African Americans and the Law. This annual conference addresses—through the participation of practicing lawyers, jurists, alumni, faculty, students, and administrators—matters of law and associated issues that affect African-American life and culture. The theme for this year’s conference was: “Informed by the present, Inspired for the future.”

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