News & Announcements - August 2014

  • AUWCL Launches New LL.M. Programs

    AUWCL is pleased to announce new LL.M. programs in Intellectual Property and International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law.  MORE More

  • Welcome from Dean Claudio Grossman

    On behalf of the faculty and administration of American University Washington College of Law, it is my pleasure to welcome our new and returning JD, LL.M, and SJD students to the law school. I hope you enjoyed a productive summer, and you are eager to begin the academic year. Our community looks forward to providing you with exceptional teaching, scholarship, and service. MORE More

  • Professors Respond to the Events in Ferguson, Missouri

    AUWCL faculty were interviewed by local and national media in the aftermath of the police shooting of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. MORE More

  • "In My Back Yard" Day of Service, Aug. 19

    On Tuesday, students, faculty, and staff will volunteer at a number of organizations and non-profit groups in the D.C.-area as part of the annual In My Back Yard (IMBY) day of service. The day is organized by the Public Interest/Public Service (PIPS) Scholars.  MORE 

  • Graduate Programs Welcome New Students

    This week, the Programs in International Legal Studies, Law and Government, and Trial Advocacy will welcome more than 130 new LL.M., Humphrey Fellows, and SJD students to AUWCL for orientation. The event will kick off with a welcome reception on Aug. 21. MORE More

  • New JD Student Orientation Week

    This week AUWCL welcomes the entering class of new students. Official orientation activities run Wednesday through Saturday and include student-led tours, Dean's BBQ and Student Organization Fair, and sessions on financial aid, career and professional development, legal rhetoric, library services, technology, and more. MORE More

  • 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. MORE More

  • Legal Spanish Returns this Fall

    The Legal Spanish Program returns to AUWCL this fall, ideal for lawyers, paralegals, and legal professionals who conduct business in Spanish but have difficulty using complex legal terms in their legal work. Through lectures, written assignments, and exercises, participants will practice a wide array of legal Spanish skills ranging from legal reading and writing strategies to oral presentation of substantive legal issues. MORE More

  • Attend Upcoming American Bar Association Reception in Boston

    Join the Office of Development and Alumni Relations and Professor Stephen Wermiel in Boston for an Alumni, Faculty, and Friends Reception during the American Bar Association Conference. The event will be held Aug. 8 at the Sheraton Boston Back Bay. MORE More

  • 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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