AUWCL Jurist-in-Residence Program Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

AUWCL Jurist-in-Residence Program Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

24 Oct, 2017

Judge Timothy Dyk spent October 19 -21, 2017 at the law school as part of the Jurist-in-Residence Program. He reflected on the specialized role of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C., on which he has been a judge for 17 years.

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Moot Court Honor Society Hosts 24th Annual Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition

Moot Court Honor Society Hosts 24th Annual Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition

24 Oct, 2017

From Oct. 20-21, the AUWCL Moot Court Honor Society hosted its annual Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition. The high-profile competition attracted participants from 28 law schools from across the country, who competed in two rounds on Friday before eliminations began in the evening round, and continued in quarter-, semi-, and finals on Saturday.

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AUWCL Holds 33rd Annual Myers Society Celebration

AUWCL Holds 33rd Annual Myers Society Celebration

17 Oct, 2017

On Oct. 13, 2017, American University Washington College of Law celebrated its 33rd annual John Sherman Myers Society dinner in the company of awardees, alumni, and valued donors. Three outstanding student scholars were honored as the 2017 Myers Scholars.

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AU Washington College of Law to Host Mock Appeal of Martin Luther's Conviction

AU Washington College of Law to Host Mock Appeal of Martin Luther's Conviction

16 Oct, 2017

AUWCL, in conjunction with the Kay Spiritual Life Center, is holding a special re-enactment of Martin Luther’s appeal before the Holy Roman Empire, with three United States Court of Appeals judges presiding.  D.C. Circuit Judges David S. Tatel, Cornelia T.L. Pillard and Robert L. Wilkins will hear arguments from two AUWCL students in the Weinstein Moot Court Room on Tuesday, Oct. 17.

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New Six-State Judicial Network to Train State Courts on Critical Immigration Issues

New Six-State Judicial Network to Train State Courts on Critical Immigration Issues

12 Oct, 2017

Expert trainers, faculty, judges, court administrators, and advocates are gathering in East Lansing, Mich., Oct. 13, 2017, to kick-off a new six-state judicial training project. The new judicial network is being formed to train state courts to address federal immigration law and policy changes that arise in family and juvenile cases on the state level, and ensure that critical and complex legal issues are correctly addressed. 

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