Public Service and Public Interest

Making a Difference
Public service is a core value in legal education and the legal profession. AALS provides the latest public interest related news and information in American law schools.

Innovative and Outstanding Programs
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Penn State Law Launches New Fellowship Program in Non-Urban Communities
The Community Fellows Program places law students in summer work experiences with solo practitioners and smaller law firms in non-urban areas across Pennsylvania.

Current Issues in Legal Education

Legal Education Reconsidered
During the 2016 James P. White Lecture on Legal Education at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, AALS Executive Director Judith Areen discussed how legal education has been "reconsidered" by prospective students as the result of a challenging job market and negative media coverage.

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