SJD Candidates Gather at American University Washington College of Law for the Third Annual Mid-Atlantic SJD Roundtable
More than 30 SJD Candidates from Six Law Schools Participate
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WASHINGTON, December 9, 2013 - The Third Annual Mid-Atlantic SJD Roundtable was held at American University Washington College of Law on Dec. 6. The event provided over 30 current SJD candidates from six law schools with the opportunity to informally present excerpts from their works-in-progress with their colleagues from the Mid-Atlantic region.
Participating universities included American University Washington College of Law, the Beasley School of Law (Temple University), Columbia Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, University of Pennsylvania Law School, and University of Virginia School of Law.
The SJD Program is a vibrant center of intellectual life at American University Washington College of Law. With 22 active SJD candidates from around the world, the SJD Program is designed for aspiring legal academics and other top legal professionals to pursue sustained independent research and writing in a given field of legal specialization. This fall, the Program welcomed five new scholars from Korea, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Brazil, and Taiwan.
Third Annual Mid-Atlantic SJD Roundtable Participants
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In 1896, American University Washington College of Law became the first law school in the country founded by women. More than 100 years since its founding, this law school community is grounded in the values of equality, diversity, and intellectual rigor. The law school's nationally and internationally recognized programs (in clinical legal education, trial advocacy, international law, and intellectual property to name a few) and dedicated faculty provide its 1700 JD, LL.M., and SJD students with the critical skills and values to have an immediate impact as students and as graduates, in Washington, DC and around the world. For more information, visit wcl.american.edu.