New National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project Study Shows National Value of U Visa and VAWA Protections

New National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project Study Shows National Value of U Visa and VAWA Protections

14 Jun, 2021

The National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project (NIWAP) at American University Washington College of Law released today national survey results demonstrating that for immigrant crime victims and their families, statutory protections set families and communities on positive pathways – trajectories for resilience and success.

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Pro Bono Excellence Award Recipient Marcela Velarde '21 Champions Human Rights

Pro Bono Excellence Award Recipient Marcela Velarde '21 Champions Human Rights

07 Jun, 2021

Dedicated to the advancement of rights around the globe, this year’s Pro Bono Excellence Award recipient Marcela Velarde ’21 devoted her hundreds of hours of pro bono legal work at various human rights organizations focused on the protection of asylum-seekers, refugees, and survivors of human trafficking.

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2L Kristina Woodward Interns for Alum Judge Reggie Walton '74

2L Kristina Woodward Interns for Alum Judge Reggie Walton '74

03 Jun, 2021

Looking to hone her legal research and writing skills, 2L Kristina Woodward wanted a summer experience where she could gain a greater understanding of the judicial decision-making process – and found it interning for the Honorable Reggie Walton ’74. 

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American University Washington College of Law Celebrates 2021 and 2020 Graduates

American University Washington College of Law Celebrates 2021 and 2020 Graduates

24 May, 2021

American University Washington College of Law celebrated more than 500 graduates May 23 with a virtual ceremony and the law school’s first in-person commencement events since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The ceremony honored graduates from May 2021 and December and August 2020.

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AUWCL Community Publishes Tributes to Congressman and Professor Emeritus Jamie Raskin

AUWCL Community Publishes Tributes to Congressman and Professor Emeritus Jamie Raskin

17 May, 2021

On Friday, May 14, four of Congressman Jamie Raskin’s dearest friends and colleagues from American University Washington College of Law – Professors Angela Davis, Robert Dinerstein, Elliott Milstein, and Ann Shalleck – presented him with a tribute book honoring his leadership and patriotism

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