The Impact Litigation Project Submits Case to U.N. Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, Seeking Release of Egyptian Photojournalist

The Impact Litigation Project Submits Case to U.N. Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, Seeking Release of Egyptian Photojournalist

14 Dec, 2015

On Dec. 9, 2015, the Impact Litigation Project of the Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law has submitted an urgent action and petition to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on behalf of Mahmoud Abou Zeid ‘Shawkan’, an Egyptian photojournalist, who has been detained in Egypt since 2013, in violation of domestic and international law. 

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Professor Presents at the White House, DOJ Event on Criminal Justice

Professor Presents at the White House, DOJ Event on Criminal Justice

07 Dec, 2015

On Dec. 3, Professor Cynthia Jones gave a presentation at the White House during a conference called "A Cycle of Incarceration: Prison, Debt and Bail Practices." Professor Jones was a member of the opening panel and spoke about the prevalence of racial and ethnic disparities in bail, the topic she has researched for the past three years.

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AUWCL Partners with Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute on Board Leadership Initiative

AUWCL Partners with Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute on Board Leadership Initiative

04 Dec, 2015

American University Washington College of Law is pleased to again partner with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) on the development of the CHCI Board Leadership Initiative, which focuses on leadership and board governance. The initiative endeavors to increase the pipeline of trained and experienced Latino leaders ready to serve on nonprofit boards. 

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Student Serves as Director of Hispanic Media for O'Malley

Student Serves as Director of Hispanic Media for O'Malley

25 Nov, 2015

This semester, Jose Aristimuño, SPA/BA ’12, is more frequently seen on television than inside Pence Law Library. The 2L is taking a year off from American University Washington College of Law to serve as national director of Hispanic media for Martin O’Malley’s presidential campaign.

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Leading Migrant Rights' Organization Recognizes Professor with Prestigious Award

Leading Migrant Rights' Organization Recognizes Professor with Prestigious Award

23 Nov, 2015

On Nov. 18, 2015, Centro de Los Derechos del Migrante, a transnational migrant rights organization founded by Rachel Micah Jones ‘03, presented Professor Jayesh Rathod with a Breaking Boundaries Award for his work as director of American University Washington College of Law’s Immigrant Justice Clinic.

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