Professor Fosters Human Rights in Israel

Professor Fosters Human Rights in Israel

09 Nov, 2015

Professor Herman Schwartz is the founder of The Herman Schwartz Israel Human Rights Law Fellowship, a unique program that began the process of creating Israel’s human rights bar and much of Isarel’s civil society. Professor Schwartz’s work is featured in the October issue of The American Lawyer in an article entitled “An Amazing Legacy.”

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ADR Team Takes Second at the William & Mary International Law Negotiation Invitational

ADR Team Takes Second at the William & Mary International Law Negotiation Invitational

05 Nov, 2015

Congratulations to the finalists of the 2015 William & Mary International Law Negotiation Invitational. AUWCL’s team of Jacqueline Youm (3L) and Courtney Taylor (2L) competed against 15 other law schools at William & Mary School of Law on October 24 – 25.

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Students Prepare for Human Rights Careers at the UN General Assembly Session

Students Prepare for Human Rights Careers at the UN General Assembly Session

05 Nov, 2015

Two American University Washington College of Law students had the opportunity to attend the 70th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, Oct. 19-21. Vanessa Alvarez and Maria Corina Muskus observed the work of Professor Mendez, United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, attended events at the United Nations, and met with the UN officials and delegates in New York.

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Dean Grossman To Preside Over 56th Session of the UN Committee against Torture

Dean Grossman To Preside Over 56th Session of the United Nations Committee against Torture

03 Nov, 2015

Starting Nov. 9, Dean Claudio Grossman, chairperson of the United Nations Committee against Torture (UN CAT), will preside over the Committee's 56th session in Geneva, Switzerland, and serve as country rapporteur for Austria.

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AUWCL Partners with the Office of the Attorney General of Colombia

AUWCL Partners with the Office of the Attorney General of Colombia

29 Oct, 2015

On Wednesday, Oct. 27, the Attorney General of Colombia Eduardo Montealegre visited American University Washington College of Law to create a partnership on academic cooperation between the law school and the Attorney General’s Office. Through this partnership, American University Washington College of Law will provide trainings for the officials from the Office of the Attorney General in the area of international human rights. 

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