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.
Serving Clients Facing Re-Entry from the Criminal Justice System
University of Akron School of Law’s re-entry Clinic offers students exposure to public sector practice while allowing them to assist clients in applying for employment certificates, sealing convictions, seeking pardons, and expunging criminal records for victims of human trafficking.
In Praise of Law Reviews (and Jargon-Filled, Academic Writing)
Cass R. Sunstein, Harvard Law School professor and former administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, outlines the value of law review articles, not just to academia or the legal profession, but to society as a whole.
NPR – NPR’s Kelly McEvers talks to Aaron Taylor, a law professor at St. Louis University who monitors patterns of student enrollment, about the declining number of people applying to law school.Read More about A look at law school applications and diversity over the last few years
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER – Law schools are tasked with preparing students for the changing entertainment landscape while not forgoing the legal basics that underpin every specialty.Read More about Entertainment and media law professors discuss teaching challenges in the digital age
BUFFALO BUSINESS FIRST – The latest New York Bar examination attracted the largest number of foreign-educated candidates that have ever taken the test in February.Read More about February’s NY Bar exam draws record number of foreign-educated candidates