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.
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.
HOFSTRA LAW NEWS — The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell are hosting a new national Medical-Legal Trial Competition on Nov. 16-18, 2018.Read More about Hofstra Law partners with med school for innovative medical-legal trial competition
ABOVE THE LAW — These big financial wins for the legal entrepreneurs building the companies now set to reshape the legal services industry.Read More about A look at the future of JD advantage jobs
LAW.COM — Law students across the country are fanning out to poll sites as election monitors, manning phones to answer voter questions, and finding other ways to serve the public on Election Day.Read More about Law students help voters cast ballots on election day