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Champion What Matters

American University Washington College of Law is a dynamic school at the center of policy, business, and all things international. This video features our student, faculty, and alumni experiences.

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Clinical Programs

AUWCL's renowned Clinical Programs cultivate and instill creative, client-centered lawyering skills and an ethic of service among its students. Through the law school's 10 in-house clinics, students are prepared to practice by providing high-quality representation to real clients. This video shares the experiences of students and faculty.

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Experiential Learning

At American University Washington College of law, students are challenged by a leading-edge curriculum and have access to unparalleled experiential learning opportunities through our nationally-recognized Clinical Program, Trial Advocacy Program, Supervised Externships, and more. This video shares experiences of six students.

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Global Opportunities

The Office of Global Opportunities at AUWCL connects students with opportunities to study law in some of the most fascinating parts of the world. Hear about some of our students' experiences abroad.

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International Law

The international law program at American University Washington College of Law is one of the most comprehensive and well respected in the world. The depth of courses and the breadth of opportunities we offer—coupled with our Washington, D.C. location—place this law school at the top of the list for students who want an international focus on their studies and career. This video shares the experiences of four students.

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Program on International Organizations, Law and Diplomacy

Hear students talk about their experiences in the International Organizations, Law and Diplomacy Program in Washington, D.C., and Geneva, Switzerland.

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Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project

The Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project, headquartered at AUWCL with chapters nationwide, mobilizes talented second- and third-year law students, as well as LL.M. students, to teach courses on constitutional law and juvenile justice in public high schools in the District of Columbia and Maryland. Hear from one of the law students involved with the Project, as well as from Associate Director Maryam Ahranjani.

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Program on International and Comparative Environmental Law

AUWCL's environmental law program encompasses both domestic and international environmental law, and provides students with the opportunity to engage in environmental law through classes, research projects, events, international conferences, and externships at DC based government agencies or non-governmental organizations.

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Events

Tenley Campus Ribbon Cutting Highlights

On February 12, 2016, American University Washington College of Law welcomed hundreds of alumni, students, city officials, and members of the law school and AU communities to the Ribbon Cutting Celebration Weekend for its new Tenley Campus. View our Ribbon Cutting Ceremony highlight from this historic day.

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Commencement Highlights 2015

American University Washington College of Law welcomed 466 JDs, 145 LL.M.s, and six SJDs to the alumni community on May 17, 2015. View the commencement highlight video in honor of the 2015 class!

 

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LL.M. Programs

Master of Laws in Advocacy

The law school’s Master of Laws in Advocacy Program is administered by the Stephen S. Weinstein Trial Advocacy Program. The Program offers an array of courses, externships, and opportunities to pursue legal scholarship and gain teaching experience. Courses feature the use of modern technology in litigation and the training of ethical lawyers.

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LL.M. in International Legal Studies

The law school’s International Legal Studies LL.M. Program is one of the top programs in the U.S. and is renowned worldwide. For more than 30 years, the program has been at the forefront of international legal education. This video profiles students from four of our more than 50 countries represented each year.

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Why Choose the LL.M. in International Legal Studies?

Students explain why they chose the LL.M. program in International Legal Studies (ILSP) at American University Washington College of Law.

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LL.M. Program in Law & Government

The LL.M. Program in Law and Government prepares students to grasp the issues that are at the intersection of law, politics, and all levels of government through a broad-based examination of public law in the United States. Three students discuss the opportunities they’ve gained here in this video.

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Alumni Perspectives

Recent Graduates Pursue Successful Careers in Area Firms, Non-Profits, Government, and Corporations

Graduates of AUWCL have pursued successful careers in government, national and international law firms, public and private corporations, and non-profit agencies. Hear from five recent graduates working in areas ranging from immigration to food and drug law.

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Hear from more of our recent graduates here.

Faculty Perspectives

Professor Michael Carroll

Professor Michael Carroll speaks about the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at American University Washington College of Law.

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Professor Jamin Raskin

Professor Jamin Raskin speaks about the law school’s Program on Law & Government and how the curriculum and faculty help students to understand and navigate every level of government.

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Student Perspectives

Trial Advocacy Students Share Their Experiences Gaining Courtroom Skills

The Stephen S. Weinstein Trial Advocacy Program prepares more than 400 students for litigation practice each year through 16 unique courses, hands-on critique from adjunct faculty--including more than 40 sitting judges and current litigators, a state-of-the-art courtroom, and the opportunity to compete throughout the U.S. in the Mock Trial, Moot Court and Alternate Dispute Resolution Honor Societies. Two students share their experiences.

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