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 Provide Legal Assistance to Rural Farmers
Albany Law School has developed a pilot program that brings legal services with a focus on business creation to rural communities in the state of New York.
INSIDE HIGHER ED – The total number of test takers last month was 27,606, up 19.8 percent from the June 2016 administration.Read More about Number of LSAT takers last month jumps almost 20 percent from June 2016
ABA JOURNAL – Proposed revisions to add gender identity and ethnicity to existing rules regarding diversity, nondiscrimination and equal opportunity are being considered by the Standards Review Committee of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.Read More about ABA committee weighs revisions to broaden law school accreditation diversity rules
ABA JOURNAL – The legal services sector gained 2,000 jobs in June, according to preliminary, seasonally adjusted numbers from the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.Read More about Legal sector sees job gains for third month in a row