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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Adjunct Professor Tanya Jones-Bosier: On Helping Law Students Become Lawyers

Adjunct Professor Tanya Jones-Bosier: On Helping Law Students Become Lawyers

19 Nov, 2015

Tanya M. Jones-Bosier is passionate about mentoring students who are at various levels of their educational careers. As a graduate of AUWCL, she aims to share her experiences as a law student and the lessons she has learned, and continues to learn, as an attorney. She recently returned to campus as an adjunct professor teaching an externship seminar in the Externship Program. In reflecting on her new role as a teacher, she shares what she hopes to impart to students.

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Professor Hosts Roundtable on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Bail and Pretrial Detention

Professor Hosts Roundtable on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Bail and Pretrial Detention

18 Nov, 2015

On November 12, 2015, the Pretrial Justice Initiative at American University Washington College of Law hosted an invitation-only roundtable discussion, which brought together leading bail reform advocates, civil rights lawyers, community organizers, and representatives from state and federal government agencies to discuss racial and ethnic disparities in bail and pretrial detention. 

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Anti-Corruption Program Director Participates in a Panel on Fighting Corruption

Anti-Corruption Program Director Participates in a Panel on Fighting Corruption

13 Nov, 2015

On October 29, 2015, Nancy Boswell ‘87, director of U.S. & International Anti-Corruption Law Summer Program at American University Washington College of Law, spoke on the anti-corruption panel hosted by the American Society of International Law.

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1L Takes Case Challenging Maryland's Gerrymandering to the Supreme Court

1L Takes Case Challenging Maryland's Gerrymandering to the Supreme Court

12 Nov, 2015

Steve Shapiro’s decision to study law was bolstered from the experience of self-advocacy. In 2013, he and two co-plaintiffs filed a complaint fighting the new Congressional districts enacted in his home state of Maryland, arguing that the redistricting violated their Article 1 and First Amendment rights. On November 4, 2015 the Supreme Court of the United States heard Shapiro’s case, making the 1L a subject of national attention.

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