AUWCL Hosts Symposium on Legal Aspects of Agriculture Business
On Feb. 10-11, 2016, the Brazil-U.S. Legal & Judicial Studies Program at American University Washington College of Law, McLarty Associates, and the Instituto Justiça e Cidadania jointly hosted a symposium titled “Legal Aspects of Agribusiness: Brazil, the United States and China.”
Part of the annual Founders Celebration, the conference comparatively explored the legal complexities of agribusiness in the three markets. Offering prominent speakers from the public and private sectors, the program focused on topics ranging from trade policy and the future of agribusiness to biotechnology and the consumer.
The symposuim brought together a community of global experts, including The Honorable Luis Figueiredo, the ambassador of Brazil to the United States, several justices from Brazil's second hightest court, the Superior Tribunal of Justice, and Jason Hafemeister, trade policy coordinator at the USDA/Foreign Agricultural Service, among others.
Symposium Highlights Maryland Attorney General Report on "The State of Marriage Equality in America"April 16, 2015
AUWCL’s Program on Law and Government hosted a symposium on marriage equality on Thursday, April 16. The event focused on the report “The State of Marriage Equality in America” released by the Maryland Office of the Attorney General, which surveyed current marriage laws in the 50 states plus the District of Columbia.
February 26, 2015
On Feb. 24, the Intellectual Property Brief hosted their annual symposium. This year's program was
"Print It! 3D Printing and the Intersection of Intellectual Property."