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.
Pre-Orientation Gives New Students a Look into Public Interest Work
The George Washington University Law School introduces new students to public interest and pro bono work through its pre-orientation program.
How can law schools help address society’s greatest needs?
Peter B. Edelman, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Law and Public Policy at Georgetown University Law Center, discusses the role law school clinics can play in addressing some of the country’s most pressing matters.
ABA JOURNAL – The U.S. Department of Education will not implement a panel recommendation that called for suspending the ABA from accrediting new law schools for one year.Read More about U.S. Department of Education rejects committee recommendation for ABA accreditation suspension
U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT – A calendar for applicants who have already taken the LSAT or are sitting for the September exam.Read More about Outline for the law school application process
ABA JOURNAL – Bar exam pass rates have fallen in at least seven out of 13 states that have so far reported July results.Read More about Bar exam pass rates for July exam fell in several states, despite national increase