Disability Rights Law Clinic's Adrian Alvarez Volunteers at Border Detention Center

Disability Rights Law Clinic's Adrian Alvarez Volunteers at Border Detention Center

19 Jul, 2018

On July 12, 2018, Adrian Alvarez, a practitioner-in-residence with the Disability Rights Law Clinic, arrived at Casa Padre, a facility on the U.S.-Mexico border in Brownsville, Texas, that the nonprofit Southwest Key operates under a U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) contract to detain unaccompanied immigrant boys. His task: spend two days interviewing six boys—ranging in age from 13 to 17—from Guatemala and Honduras regarding their conditions of confinement.

Read more
American University Washington College of Law to Accept GRE Scores Beginning Fall 2019 Admissions Cycle

American University Washington College of Law to Accept GRE Scores Beginning Fall 2019 Admissions Cycle

10 Jul, 2018

Beginning this September for the fall 2019 admissions cycle, those seeking admission to the JD program at American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) will have the option to submit an LSAT score or the score received on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).

Read more
Society for International Economic Law (SIEL) Global Conference to Take Place at AUWCL, July 12-14

Society for International Economic Law Global Conference to Take Place at American University Washington College of Law, July 12-14

09 Jul, 2018

The Society for International Economic Law (SIEL) 6th Biennial Global Conference, hosted by SIEL and American University Washington College of Law, will take place July 12-14, 2018 in Washington D.C. SIEL, the world’s only global scholarly society in international economic law and one of the largest and most important conferences in the area of international economic law, will be hosted for the first time in the U.S.

Read more
Professor Claudio Grossman Honored with the First Marshall T. Meyer Award

Professor Claudio Grossman Honored with the First Marshall T. Meyer Award

06 Jul, 2018

American University Washington College of Law congratulates Professor and Dean Emeritus Claudio Grossman, who received the first Marshall T. Meyer award presented by the Latin-American Rabbinical Seminary on June 5, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The award, named after the founder of the Latin-American Rabbinical Seminary and renowned human rights activist Rabbi Marshall T. Meyer, recognizes persons or organizations that have distinguished themselves in the promotion and protection of human rights.

Read more
AUWCL Holds Reception for Incoming Fall Class at Arent Fox LLP

AUWCL Holds Reception for Incoming Fall Class at Arent Fox LLP

28 Jun, 2018

On Wednesday, June 27, American University Washington College of Law hosted a welcome reception for the incoming Fall 2018 JD class at the downtown Washington, D.C. offices of Arent Fox LLP. The event, attended by more than 125 new students, guests, alumni, and AUWCL faculty and staff, featured remarks from AUWCL alumna Pamela Deese, Intellectual Property partner at Arent Fox and a member of the AU Board of Trustees.

Read more