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.
GW Law Inns of Court and Foundations of Practice Programs
The Inns of Court and Foundations of Practice programs at George Washington University School of Law has been nationally recognized with an E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award.
Empirical Research in Clinical Legal Education
Four authors—Colleen Shanahan (Columbia Law), Jeffrey Selbin (UC Berkeley Law), Alyx Mark (Wesleyan University/American Bar Foundation), and Anna Carpenter (University of Utah Law)—report findings from a large dataset of legal cases that shed light on the teaching-service promise of law school clinics.
UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF LAW — Miami Law’s Environmental Justice Clinic, building on the environmental justice and climate change movements, is collaborating with community partners, such as the Miami Climate Alliance, to further the “energy justice” movement.Read More about A look at the Environmental Justice Clinic at the University of Miami Law
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY LAW — The conversation was shaped by the dozens of questions submitted by alumni in advance and in the webinar’s live chat, making the discussion uniquely responsive to the concerns of lawyers, and it was co-sponsored by the Washington, DC, branch of the MSU Law Alumni Association.Read More about Michigan State University Law hosts webinar on election legal challenges
NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — To combat racism and create meaningful reforms in the criminal legal system, the Zitrin Foundation of San Francisco is establishing a $2.5 million endowed fund at Northeastern University School of Law to support the Elizabeth Zitrin Justice Fellowship.Read More about Northeastern Law receives gift to fund Elizabeth Zitrin Justice Fellowship