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.
Clinic Trains Nebraska Law Students to Advocate for State’s Children
The new clinic will provide eight 3L students with the opportunity to serve as a guardian ad litem for children in the child welfare system.
Law Schools and Technology: Where We Are and Where We Are Heading
Michele Pistone, Villanova Law, analyzes the conditions and trends that encourage greater use of learning technologies in legal education.
ABA JOURNAL – A proposal to add “significant noncompliance” to the list of when the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar may post public notice about a law school is being considered.Read More about ABA council considers adding ‘significant noncompliance’ to reasons for public notice of law school problems
ABA JOURNAL – Under a proposal being considered by the council, Standard 503 would be removed and Standard 501—which requires admitting competent candidates—would be rewritten.Read More about ABA considers proposal to give law schools more flexibility to consider alternative admissions tests
U.S. NEWS – Law degrees are helpful for careers in crisis communications, politics and compliance, experts say.Read More about Three “JD advantage” career avenues for law graduates