Media Highlights

American University Washington College of Law faculty experts are often sources for the media. Below are some recent media highlights. If you are interested in interviewing an AUWCL professor or doing a story about one of our programs, please contact Carri Connor at

April 2021

Professor Ira P. Robbins discusses the recent revision to the Georgia citizen’s arrest law in The New York Times

Professor N. Jeremi Duru joins PBS NewsHour to share insight on SCOTUS case National Collegiate Athletic Association v. Alston

Professor Jenny Roberts appeared on CBS News to discuss both the Derek Chauvin trial and the country’s “mass misdemeanor system”

For NBC News THINK, Professor Amanda Frost authors a piece on how issues at the southern border should be addressed by confronting the long history of immigration

March 2021

Professor Andrew G. Ferguson discusses surveillance networks following Verkada breach in Washington Post

Professor N. Jeremi Duru talks about Minnesota Gophers diversity initiatives with the Star Tribune

For NBC News THINK, Professor Jenny Roberts pens piece on the ways petty crime needs a "rethink" after Floyd's murder

Professor Stephen Wermiel writes intro for the latest  ABA Civil Rights & Social Justice's Human Rights magazine

In Washington Post, Professor Amanda Frost authors op-ed on the Republican resistance to naturalization 

February 2021

In USA Today, Professor Stephen Wermiel sheds light on the Supreme Court's 'go-slow' approach on divisive issues

Professor Janie Chuang speaks about human trafficking and how it's defined in News India Times

In Just Security, Associate Professor Rebecca Hamilton discusses Facebook blocking news from its Australian platform

Professor N. Jeremi Duru joins Meet The Press to speak about the lack of diversity among NFL coaches

Professor Andrew G. Ferguson speaks about Amazon's 'Dystopia Prime' for Thomson Reuters Foundation News

Acting Dean Robert Dinerstein discusses Prof. Emeritus & Congressman Jamie Raskin's time at WCL in USA Today

In Bloomberg Law, Professor Lindsay Wiley discusses the varying vaccine approaches in the private and public sectors

In The Conversation, Professor Fernanda Nicola co-writes piece on autocrats treating power as private property

January 2021

In Just Security, Associate Professor Rebecca Hamilton pens piece on de-platforming following Capitol insurrection

Professor N. Jeremi Duru joins CBS Los Angeles to discuss the Rooney Rule and diversity in NFL leadership

In World Trademark Review, Professor Christine Farley talks possible cancellation of Proud Boys trademark by USPTO

Adjunct Professor Deyaa Alrwishdi examines the impact of tech overreliance on international justice in Just Security

Visiting Professor Margaret Martin Barry pens op-ed on juvenile offenders in the justice system in Maryland Matters

December 2020

In Newsweek, Vice Dean and Professor Susan Carle discusses if employers can mandate the COVID-19 vaccine

Slate covers insights shared by Facebook VP of Global Policy during TLS event, moderated by Professor Jen Daskal

Adjunct Professor Lawrence Noble discusses the Trump family's new political committees in Washington Post

Scholars-in-Residence Alex Joel and Corin Stone co-pen a piece on intelligence reform for Just Security