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.
Michigan Law Creates Unemployment Insurance Clinic for 1L students
The Unemployment Insurance Clinic at Michigan Law allows 1L students to get first-hand experience working with social justice issues.
ABA JOURNAL – As the July 2016 bar results are released, it appears that nationally, there’s a slight uptick with scores, says Erica Moeser, president of the National Conference of Bar Examiners.Read More about NCBE reports overall uptick in bar pass scores, some states report decline
INSIDE HIGHER ED – A new report documents unequal patterns involving gender in law school enrollments.Read More about Report on the gender gaps found in law schools
INSIDE HIGHER ED – The Education Department drastically underestimated the cost of the government’s income-driven repayment plans for student loans in its original estimates, the Government Accountability Office said.Read More about U.S. Education Department underestimates cost of loan programs