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.
Inspiring students to be lawyers and good citizens
William & Mary Law’s 2015 graduates honored Professor Adam Gershowitz with the Walter L. Williams, Jr. Memorial Teaching Award, given each year to recognize outstanding law teaching.
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.
U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT – A number of law schools have recently started clubs or programs to help first-generation professionals succeed in school and in their careers.Read More about American law schools help first-generation students with targeted programs and initiatives
THE WASHINGTON POST – According to an annual survey of college freshmen across the country by UCLA researchers, just 18 percent of students said magazine rankings were important in influencing their final college selection.Read More about Prospective students paying less attention to college rankings
U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT – Here are some answers to some of the questions we’re most frequently asked about the waitlist process.Read More about Law school waitlist process explained