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.
American Legal System 101 for Spokane refugees
When Gonzaga Law Professor Megan Ballard organized a half-day workshop for refugees on American law and justice, 180 newcomers turned out to hear from a judge, police officer, public defenders and a prosecutor (several of them Gonzaga graduates).
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.
UChicago News – Thomas J. Miles, a leading scholar of criminal justice and judicial behavior and an expert in a wide range of contemporary issues such as race and immigration enforcement, has been appointed the next dean of the University of Chicago Law School.Read More
MISSOULIAN – The Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana will offer a series of lectures designed to familiarize the public with the judicial system and basic legal concepts.Read More
U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT – “In this week’s post, I’ll discuss how to create an undergraduate academic path that will both help you be admitted and succeed in law school.”Read More