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.
American Legal System 101 for Spokane refugees
When Gonzaga Law Professor Megan Ballard organized a half-day workshop for refugees on American law and justice, 180 newcomers turned out to hear from a judge, police officer, public defenders and a prosecutor (several of them Gonzaga graduates).
Statement on the California Task Force on Admissions Regulation Recommendations (TFARR)
The Association of American Law Schools’ Section on Clinical Legal Education has issued a statement on the proposal by the Task Force on Admissions Regulation Recommendations (TFARR) of the State Bar of California to change the requirements for taking the California Bar Examination.
SYRACUSE.COM – Veterans will be able to get help with everything from tax returns to resumes at Syracuse University’s fifth “Valor Day.”Read More
LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-JOURNAL – Texas Tech’s School of Law will announce new public service requirements beginning with the fall 2015 semester.Read More
DAILY JOURNAL – Vanderbilt Law School is naming its social justice program after the late civil rights lawyer George Barrett.Read More