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News and Events @ American University Washington College of Law April 2015

Dean's Advisory Council Tours Construction of Tenley Campus

AUWCL welcomed the Dean's Advisory Council on April 7 for a meeting on programmatic developments and upcoming law school initiatives as well as a tour of the construction of the Tenley Campus. MORE

2015 University Faculty Awards Honor Two AUWCL Professors

  • Professor Angela Davis received the esteemed Scholar/Teacher of the Year.

  • Professor Susan Carle was honored for Outstanding Scholarship, Research, Creative Activity, and Other Professional Contributions.

Students Win International Criminal Court Moot Competition

Students Trevor Maxwell (2L), Chris Keeler (2L), and Asma Kadri (2L) won the International Criminal Court (ICC) Moot Competition, hosted by Pace Law School. The AUWCL team will compete against teams from around the world May 17-22 in The Hague. MORE

Symposium Highlights Maryland Attorney General's Report on "The State of Marriage Equality in America"

The Program on Law and Government hosted a symposium on marriage equality on April 16, focusing on a report released by Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, which surveyed current marriage laws in the 50 states and D.C. MORE

Humphrey Fellows' Accomplishments Celebrated at Certificate Ceremony

Legal scholars and professionals from around the world completed their year-long fellowship as part of the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program coordinated by the International Legal Studies Program at American University Washington College of Law. MORE

AUWCL Co-Sponsors National Democracy Slam 2015

The daylong National Democracy Slam 2015 explored 17 bold ideas for breaking partisan gridlock, ending gerrymandering, and improving America's elections and politics. The conference featured keynote speeches from Congressmen Mark Pocan and John Sarbanes and a closing panel moderated by Chuck Todd, NBC's political director and moderator of "Meet the Press." MORE

18th Annual Hispanic Law Conference Features Don Francisco

The 18th Annual Hispanic Law Conference held April 2, focused on issues of concern to the Hispanic community, including immigration reform and access to justice, featuing a keynote address from Don Francisco, host of "Sabado Gigante." MORE

19th Annual Sylvania Woods Conference Recognizes Africian Americans in Law

On April 9, the AUWCL community celebrated the 19th Annual Sylvania Woods Conference. A panel moderated by Midwin Charles '99 discussed the status of Africian Americans in the legal profession, answering the question: "Are we there yet?" MORE

AUWCL Celebrates Dean Grossman's 20 Years of Service

AUWCL hosted a reception in honor of Claudio Grossman's 20 years of service as Dean of the law school. Faculty, staff, students, and friends gathered to celebrate his accomplishments and commitment to the law school and to legal education. MORE

AUWCL and ASIL Present 17th Annual Grotius Lecture

The law school and the American Society of International Law (ASIL) presented the 17th Annual Grotius Lecture to a crowd of more than 600 to open the 109th ASIL Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. with distinguished lecturer Sir Kenneth Keith, former judge of the International Court of Justice. MORE

Ninth International Trade and Investment Law Society Recognizes Daniel Crosby '99

The International Trade and Investment Law Society held its Ninth Annual Distinguished Alumni Program and Dinner honoring Daniel Crosby '99 for achieving notable success in international trade and investment law. MORE

Specialized Summer Law Programs in D.C

Registration is open for specialized summer law programs in D.C. Our intensive programs prove invaluable to students and practitioners who benefit from instruction from world-renowned experts. Networking events and site visits hosted by each program offer access to top legal professionals and government officials . Learn MORE about these unique summer opportunities and apply online.