Faculty Active at SEALS Annual Conference

Faculty are participating in the 2014 Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools, which features panel discussions and workshops on many legal topics. AUWCL faculty and administrators serving as presenters and/or officers include: Llezlie Green Coleman, Jennifer Daskal, Lia Epperson, David Jaffe, Theresa Kaiser, Billie Jo Kaufman, Jeffrey Lubbers, Jayesh Rathod, Susana SaCouto, Brenda Smith, Shana Tabak, Stephen Vladeck, Stephen Wermiel, and Lindsay Wiley. The conference is being held in Amelia Island, Florida. MORE

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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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Professor Juan Mendez Inaugurates Second Training Program on Human Rights Protection Mechanisms, Organized RFK Center at AUWCL

In his role as UN Special Rapporteur Against Torture, Professor Juan Mendez inaugurated the second Training Program on Human Rights Protection Mechanisms, organized by the Robert F. Kennedy Training Institute in collaboration with AUWCL. MORE

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Latino/a Alumni Association of the Washington College of Law Celebrates New Board of Directors

The Latina/o Alumni Association of the Washington College of Law (LAAW), whose goal is to promote professional development through networking and career mentoring, elected new members to serve on its Board of Directors for the 2015-2016 term.

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Video and Photos: Spring 2015 Commencement Highlights

On May 17, the American University Washington College of Law held its annual spring commencement ceremony. This year, 466 students graduated with a Juris Doctor (JD), 145 with a Master of Laws (LL.M.), and six with a Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD).

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