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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AUWCL Recognized by Hispanic Business Magazine

AUWCL has again been named to Hispanic Business Magazine's list of Best Law Schools for Hispanic Students. Placed this year at #4, AUWCL has been among the top five schools on this list for the sixth straight year. View the rankings.

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AUWCL Announces Visiting Professors and New Appointments

American University Washington College of Law welcomes Visiting Professor Darren Rosenblum and Practitioners-In-Residence Kate Sablosky Elengold and Sunita Patel '05 for 2014-15.

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