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.
Baylor Law School’s Professional Development Program
Baylor Law’s professional development seminars impart the practical skills of being a lawyer so students acquire business acumen even as well as professionalism and are prepared to succeed from the outset of their careers.
Legal Education Reconsidered
During the 2016 James P. White Lecture on Legal Education at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, AALS Executive Director Judith Areen discussed how legal education has been "reconsidered" by prospective students as the result of a challenging job market and negative media coverage.
INSIDE HIGHER ED – Georgetown and Northwestern announce they will accept GRE, not just LSAT.Read More about Georgetown Law and Northwestern Law announce they will accept GRE as admission test
BLOOMBERG LAW – August may be beach time for many, but for law students it’s a serious month to get their careers on the right trajectory.Read More about Number of law firms recruiting at law school campuses for summer hiring remains steady
U.S. NEWS – U.S. News data reveal that law school acceptance rates were significantly higher in 2016 than in 2008.Read More about Law school applicants benefit from less competition in admissions