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.
Duke Law Creates Dual Degree Program in Bioethics and Science Policy
This unique program allows students to complete both degrees in three years and work collaboratively across disciplines.
NATIONAL JURIST – Law schools do remarkable work in their communities. And, if anything, the recent push toward more practical training has increased legal education’s local effect.Read More about Law schools support communities nationwide through pro bono services
BLOOMBERG LAW – The legal consultancy Altman Weil released its quarterly report on law firm mergers today, showing that there were six fewer U.S. law firm mergers in 2016 than in the previous year.Read More about Report: Number of law firm mergers decreases in 2016
DIVERSE EDUCATION – Eight law school deans from around the country spoke about their job-hunting experiences, academic positions held prior to becoming deans and how candidates can boost their chances.Read More about Law school deans provide insight into deanship during the AALS Annual Meeting