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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.
Incubator Program Prepares Law Graduates for Successful Solo Practice
The Law Entrepreneurs for Access Program (LEAP) at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is a year-long incubator program that provides advanced legal and business training to JD students who want to run successful solo practices.
The Demand for Legal Education: The Long View
Deborah M. Hussey Freeland, Research Fellow at the Stanford Center on the Legal Profession, examines available data on the total number of law school applicants, including long-term economic and demographic trends in the demand for legal education.
ACCESSLEX — The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) has been awarded a grant from AccessLex Institute for up to $375,000 to support research on legal education and professional development for law schools and deans.Read More about AccessLex grant will support AALS research in support of law schools and deans
INSIDE HIGHER ED — State lawmakers in California have proposed seven interrelated bills that would tighten regulation of for-profit and private colleges.Read More about California considers stronger regulation of online higher education offerings
WALL STREET JOURNAL — When Bonnie Svitavsky first heard about the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, she thought she had finally found a way out of the large debt she had taken on to become a public librarianRead More about Public service loan forgiveness program not living up to promises