Professor Elliott Milstein Honored with Prestigious CLEA Award
Professor Elliott Milstein, co-director of the AUWCL Civil Advocacy Clinic, received the 2017 Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA) Award for Outstanding Advocate for Clinical Teachers at the AALS Conference on Clinical Legal Education in May.
The award recognizes an individual who has served as a voice for clinical teachers and contributed to the advancement of clinical legal education. As one of the founders of modern clinical legal education, Milstein advocated nationally for the development of live-client, in-house clinical education. At the same time, he built the Clinical Program here at AUWCL, demonstrating to legal academia that clinical teaching is essential to a basic legal education.
June 7, 2017
On June 2, Senior United States District Judge for the District of Maryland Peter J. Messitte was presented the Ordem do Cruzeiro do Sul (Order of the Southern Cross) by Brazilian President Michel Temer. The award was given to Judge Messitte “as a token of the gratitude and recognition for those who have rendered significant service to the Brazilian nation." The ceremony took place at the Presidential Palace in Brasilia.
Women & the Law Leadership Award Luncheon Celebrates Lisa Dewey '93 and Her Commitment to Public InterestApril 25, 2017
The Women and the Law Program along with the Office of Development and Alumni Relations held the law school's annual Women and the Law Leadership Award Luncheon and Ceremony this past Monday. The Women and the Law Leadership Award recognizes the extraordinary accomplishments of alumnae who made significant contributions to the field of law and their service to the law school. This year, the program honored Lisa Dewey ’93 and her commitment to pro bono work and access to justice.