Events 2015-2016

2016 Summer Internship Information Sessions

Interested in learning practical legal skills abroad over the summer?

African Justice Initiative Summer Information Session

January 28, 2016, 12-1pm, C217
February 10, 2016, 8-9pm, Yuma

Past participants will be on hand to tell you about their experiences and answer any questions.

Food will be provided!

Email for more information.

Inaugural African Legal Conference - A dialogue on Sub-Saharan Africa: African Legal Systems, AGOA*, and Human rights

Hosted by:
WCL African Justice Initiative and the African Development Committee

Friday, March 4, 2016
[8:30AM Registration, 9:00 AM-3PM Panel and Lunch Keynote Address, 5:30pm Dean’s Ambassador Reception]

American University Washington College of Law
Claudio Grossman Hall (Terrace Level of Yuma Building)
4300 Nebraska Avenue NW Washington DC 20016

The conference will foster discussion and a better understanding of Africa, and the law by comparing and contrasting selected legal systems; reviewing the legislation, limitations and opportunities of AGOA; and examining the role of human rights.