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.
Death Penalty Clinic Recognized for Innovation
UC Berkeley Law’s Death Penalty Clinic has been named as one of the 15 most innovative law school clinics in the country by a national education magazine.
VIRGINIAN-PILOT – “Fortunately, law schools across the country and in Virginia have recognized the importance of training law students to work for equal justice.”Read More about AALS highlights efforts at Virginia law schools to serve public good
ABA JOURNAL – The number of people who take the LSAT has increased for the last three tests. But the surge is not yet benefiting law schools.Read More about Increase in LSAT takers not translating to rise in law school applications yet
KAPLAN TEST PREP – A new Kaplan Bar Review survey of nearly 350 recent law school graduates shows that almost two-thirds think law schools should raise their academic standards.Read More about Kaplan Bar Review survey finds law graduates want higher school standards, describe debt as unmanageable