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.
Inspiring students to be lawyers and good citizens
William & Mary Law’s 2015 graduates honored Professor Adam Gershowitz with the Walter L. Williams, Jr. Memorial Teaching Award, given each year to recognize outstanding law teaching.
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.
THE OLYMPIAN – A Washington Supreme Court study published last month found a huge unmet need for civil legal help for low-income people in the aftermath of the Great Recession. The new study – called the 2015 Washington State Civil Legal Needs Update – makes the case for greater action on this issue by our….Read More about Washington State Supreme Court study finds huge access to justice gap for civil legal issues
WKTV (UTICA) – The Central New York Outreach Center is partnering with the Syracuse Law School Legal Clinic to help vets receive the assistance they need.Read More about Syracuse Law clinic partners with outreach center to connect veterans with legal services
CHARLESTON GAZETTE MAIL – Successful entrepreneurs need a wide range of supportive services and specialized technical assistance. The WVU College of Law Entrepreneurship and Innovation Law Clinic was honored with the Entrepreneur Support of the Year Award for its long track record of success in providing legal services to start-up companies, small businesses, nonprofits and….Read More about West Virginia Law’s entrepreneurship law clinic helps propel innovation in West Virginia