Courtroom at CatholicJUDICIAL CLERKSHIP OPINION WRITING CONFERENCE
February 24 – 26, 2022
The Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America welcomes applications to its second annual Judicial Clerkship Opinion Writing Conference, to be held February 24-26, 2022. The conference is open to individuals who have accepted a 2022-2023 federal clerkship (district court or court of appeals) or a 2022-2023 state appellate court clerkship. The 2022 conference is currently planned to take place in person on our campus. Conference details may be found here: Conference Details

Over the course of the conference, attendees will receive opinion writing instruction from some of our country's most distinguished members of the judiciary. They will also be guided through writing an appellate court opinion and will receive individual review and commentary on their work by our faculty, all judges or former judicial clerks themselves. Finally, each attendee will be eligible for the CSL Prize in Judicial Clerkship Opinion Writing.

people walking into a buildingBUSINESS ACCOUNTABILITY FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
Fall 2020 – Spring 2022
The Compliance, Investigations & Corporate Responsibility Program at The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law held the virtual program, Business Accountability for Human Rights: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic. This program was the first of five which will culminate in a conference on Business Accountability for Human Rights at The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law in Spring 2022.

Upcoming

  • February 10, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. (EST)
    Pre-Conference Event: More details to come.

  • April 7 and 8, 2022
    Business Accountability for Human Rights: Addressing Human Rights Issues in Global Supply Chains
    The conference will bring together government officials, business people, lawyers, scholars, and representatives of faith traditions to explore human rights issues in global supply chains at the Columbus School of Law. Experts from the public and private sectors will discuss overarching challenges, cross-sector commitments to eliminating human rights violations, the effectiveness of transnational regulation, ESG strategies, and financial issues. Specific topics will include subjects such as supply chain management, leading technologies, public/private partnerships, and emerging standards of human rights compliance.

Past

 

world mapCONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES IN AMERICAN & GLOBAL LAW
October 2020 – June 2021
A series of 16 one-hour free webinars were hosted twice-a-month by the American Law Program and LL.M. Program of the Faculty of Law and Administration, Jagiellonian University in Kraków and The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, Washington, D.C.

Past