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.
NORTHWESTERN PRITZKER SCHOOL OF LAW — Martin Redish, Louis and Harriet Ancel Professor of Law and Public Policy, will receive the 2021 Daniel J. Meltzer Award from AALS. The AALS Section on Federal Courts is designed to honor the life and work of the late Daniel J. Meltzer, the former Story Professor of Law.Read More about Northwestern Law professor Martin Redish receives AALS Section on Federal Courts Daniel J. Meltzer Award
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS SCHOOL OF LAW — Several University of Kansas School of Law professors are presenting this week at the Association of American Law Schools’ annual meeting. With 250 sessions and 900 moderators, speakers and discussion leaders, the AALS annual meeting is the largest annual gathering for law school faculty.Read More about University of Kansas Law professors present at AALS Annual Meeting
UCLA SCHOOL OF LAW — UCLA School of Law Distinguished Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw has been named the recipient of the 2021 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award by the Association of American Law Schools’ Section on Women in Legal Education.Read More about UCLA Law professor Kimberlé Crenshaw receives the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award by the AALS Section on Women in Legal Education