CFPB's New Approach to Discrimination: Invoking UDAAP Laws

CFPB's New Approach to Discrimination: Invoking UDAAP Laws

09 Aug, 2022

On Wednesday, June 29, 2022, WCL’s Business Law Program hosted a virtual symposium on the “CFPB’s New Approach to Discrimination: Invoking UDAAP Laws.” With an introduction by Professor V. Gerard Comizio, Associate Director of the Business Law Program, the symposium began with a Q&A with Eric Halperin, Assistant Director of the CFPB and head of its Office of Enforcement. Mr. Halperin discussed the CFPB’s priority to ensure a financial marketplace that is free from discrimination and where all people have equal access to financial products.

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American University Washington College of Law  Names Brandi Harden Associate Director of Advocacy Program

American University Washington College of Law Names Brandi Harden Associate Director of Advocacy Program

01 Aug, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC — American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) is pleased to announce the selection of Brandi Harden as the Associate Director of the Stephen S. Weinstein Advocacy Program. Brandi Harden is widely regarded as one of the best trial attorneys in Washington, D.C. She is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, has been recognized as a “Top Lawyer” in criminal defense by the Washingtonian, and brings more than 20 years of litigation experience to AUWCL.

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AUWCL welcomes new faculty for 2022-23

AUWCL welcomes new faculty for 2022-23

01 Aug, 2022

American University’s Washington College of Law is thrilled to welcome four new faculty members for the 2022-2023 academic year. Jamie Abrams, Maya Manian, Angi Porter and Thomas Williams bring fresh expertise on critical issues facing the legal community, including issues of gender, race and bioethics.

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Announcement as Senior Associate Dean for Faculty & Academic Affairs at Washington College of Law

Heather Hughes Appointed as Senior Associate Dean for Faculty & Academic Affairs

12 Jul, 2022

Dean Roger A. Fairfax, Jr. has named Heather Hughes as Senior Associate Dean for Faculty & Academic Affairs at Washington College of Law.

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Celebrating Washington College of Law's 143rd Commencement

Celebrating Washington College of Law's 143rd Commencement

14 Jun, 2022

American University Washington College of Law is proud to have celebrated in-person our 300 JD, 37 LL.M., and 3 SJD students.The ceremony was hosted by Associate Dean David Jaffe and featured remarks from Dean Roger A. Fairfax Jr., and student speaker Arielle Kafker '22, as well as a commencement address from our 2021 commencement speaker Lisa Monaco, 39th Deputy Attorney General of the United States.

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