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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Alumni Named

Alumni Named "Trailblazers Under 40"

The law school congratulates Major Louis "Jamie" Boston '00, command judge advocate for the U.S. Army, and Akua Coppock '03, assistant city attorney for the City of Atlanta Law Department, named "Trailblazers Under 40" by the National Bar Association. Boston and Coppock were recognized at the NBA's Annual Convention in July.

Immigrant Justice Clinic Argues Case Before Virginia Supreme Court

Immigrant Justice Clinic Argues Case Before Virginia Supreme Court

The Immigrant Justice Clinic at American University Washington College of Law argued a case in January before the Supreme Court of Virginia. Third year student Rachel Nadas presented oral argument.

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Alternative Spring Break 2015 Fresno Helps Unaccompanied Minors in California

Alternative Spring Break 2015 Fresno Helps Unaccompanied Minors in California

Six AUWCL students spent their spring break performing pro bono legal services through a non-profit organization called California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation (CRLAF).

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Student Saskia Valencia Named Skadden Fellow

Student Saskia Valencia Named Skadden Fellow

Third Year Student Saskia Valencia has been selected for the Skadden Fellowship Program,  a two-year opportunity to pursue a self-created project alongside a public interest organization. Valencia will work with Youth Represent, a small youth defense and advocacy organization in New York.

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