Students, Faculty, and Staff Lend a Hand in Local Neighborhoods

More than 180 incoming students, faculty, and staff participated in the In My Back Yard (IMBY) Public Service Day on Aug. 19, volunteering at organizations in local Washington, D.C. neighborhoods.

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Summer Institute Focuses on Litigation Skills and Technology in the Courtroom

The Stephen S. Weinstein Trial Advocacy Program welcomed 40 practitioners and students to their Litigation Skills Summer Institute (LSSI) from July 7-20, 2014. Attorneys from Miller & Chevalier; Budow & Noble; and Bregman, Berbert, Schwartz & Gilday, LLC attended the program and earned CLE credits.

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Program on Judicial Reform Examines Developments in Latin America, July 14-25

Program on Judicial Reform Examines Developments in Latin America, July 14-25

With the wide-ranging move in the region towards oral, adversarial trials, Latin America continues to undergo significant legal and judicial reforms throughout the region.  Participants from Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Peru, and the United States have gathered in Washington, D.C. for a two-week intensive seminar that aims to position them to gain a greater understanding of lessons learned in Latin American systems as well as how the example of the U.S. judicial system can apply to their own work in their respective countries.

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Judy Smith '86, Founder and President of Leading Strategic and Crisis Communications Firm, is 2014 Commencement Speaker

American University Washington College of Law will welcome Judy A. Smith ‘86, founder and president of Smith & Company a leading strategic and crisis communications firm and co-executive producer of ABC’s Scandal, as the 2014 Commencement Speaker. The law school's commencement will be held May 18, 2014, at 1 p.m. at American University's Bender Arena (4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW). Smith will be presented with an honorary doctor of laws.

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Photos: Sixteenth Annual Cicchino Public Service Awards Dinner

View photos from the Sixteenth Annual Cicchino Public Service Awards Dinner.

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