Law School Launches New Military Justice Summer Program

Program features seminars on military commissions, national security law, and includes military justice site visits


WASHINGTON, DC, April 20, 2011 – American University Washington College of Law is proud to announce the launch of a new Military Justice Summer Program.  The program is June 19-24, and is presented by the National Institute of Military Justice. 

The Military Justice Summer Program offers a broad range of seminars on international and domestic military law. The program engages law students and practitioners from around the world in intensive training and discussion over a one-week period. Curriculum focuses on important and developing issues within military law, including a number of sessions focused on national security law.

Participants learn from expert practitioners from the U.S. military, government agencies, and leading international human rights non-profit organizations. Several sessions will be led by leading academics in the field of military law. Site visits, guest lecturers, and other activities provide participants with additional learning and networking capabilities.

The program includes site visits to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, and United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

There will be an evening reception for all program participants on June 19th.  Classes will begin Monday, June 20th.

A full run-down of all program seminars, faculty, and fees is available here.

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