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.
Law Students Help Native American Tribes Draft Wills
The Tribal Wills Project gives University of Denver Sturm College of Law students the opportunity to gain practice experience interviewing clients, reviewing documentation, and drafting the wills.
ABA JOURNAL – Law schools have been seeing fewer applicants with LSAT scores of at least 160, while there has been an increase in students with scores between 140 and 159, according to data from Paul Caron, editor of TaxProf Blog.Read More about Law schools are seeing fewer applicants with top LSAT scores
ABA JOURNAL – The report, “The Justice Gap: Measuring the Unmet Civil Legal Needs of Low-income Americans,” was based in part on a survey of low-income Americans conducted for the Legal Services Corp.Read More about Report: Low-income Americans receive inadequate legal help for civil matters
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY SCHOOL OF LAW – Herma Hill Kay was the second woman to join the Berkeley Law faculty and taught for 57 years.Read More about Herma Hill Kay, AALS Past President and former dean of UC Berkeley Law, passes away at 82