American University Names Roger A. Fairfax, Jr. as Dean of Washington College of Law

American University Names Roger A. Fairfax, Jr. as Dean of Washington College of Law

06 Apr, 2021

After an extensive national search, Roger A. Fairfax, Jr. has been named as the new dean of American University Washington College of Law. Fairfax, a prominent legal scholar, educator, and nationally known expert on criminal justice, currently serves as the Patricia Roberts Harris Research Professor and founding director of the Criminal Law & Policy Initiative at George Washington University Law School.

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AUWCL Faculty in the Media: Professors Discuss Chauvin Trial, Immigration, and More

AUWCL Faculty in the Media: Professors Discuss Chauvin Trial, Immigration, and More

02 Apr, 2021

American University Washington College of Law faculty often serve as expert sources for media outlets across the country, providing commentary and high-level analysis on emerging laws and high profile court cases. The following AUWCL professors have shared recently their insights on pressing legal matters facing the nation through television appearances, interviews, and op-ed pieces.

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3L Khatia Mikadze Named 2021 Gallogly Public Interest Fellow

3L Khatia Mikadze Named 2021 Gallogly Public Interest Fellow

02 Apr, 2021

American University Washington College of Law is proud to announce the selection of 3L student Khatia Mikadze as fellow for this year’s Gallogly Family Foundation Public Interest Fellowship Program. Mikadze will partner with the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition in Washington, D.C.

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American University Washington College of Law's Receives Top Specialty Rankings by U.S. News

American University Washington College of Law's Receives Top Specialty Rankings by U.S. News

30 Mar, 2021

AUWCL has excelled in the 2022 programmatic specialty rankings released by U.S. News and World Report. The law school has six programs ranked in the top 15 nationally – #3 Clinical Program, #4 Part-Time JD, #6 International Law, #8 Intellectual Property, #11 Health Care Law, and #12 Trial Advocacy.

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2L Trishala Dessai Wins Second Place in NY Bar Writing Competition

2L Trishala Dessai Wins Second Place in NY Bar Writing Competition

30 Mar, 2021

American University Washington College of Law 2L student Trishala Dessai has won second place in the New York Bar’s 2021 Dr. Emanuel Stein and Kenneth D. Stein Memorial Writing Competition.

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