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.
TWIN CITIES PIONEER EXPRESS — On Wednesday, legal educator and LGBTQ rights activist Anthony S. Niedwiecki took over as president and dean at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul. Niedwiecki was dean and professor of law at Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, before becoming the second president and dean at….Read More about Mitchell Hamline law names Anthony S. Niedwiecki as dean and president
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO SCHOOL OF LAW — Alumni Alexandra Cervantes and Ben Osborn are among a select few graduates of the UNM School of Law to attain a clerkship with a federal judge. It’s the kind of job that is among the most prestigious and competitive employment opportunities available to Law School graduates.Read More about University of New Mexico Law graduates reflect on federal clerkship experiences
NEWS@NORTHEASTERN — So Lindauer had an idea—Northeastern would bring the clinic to clients. Working in tandem with the NULawLab innovation hub …they came up with is the COVID Rapid Response Project, a two-stage effort involving a website where users fill out a few forms and choose a convenient and secure time to talk or text.Read More about Northeastern Law Domestic Violence Clinic launches COVID-19 Rapid Response project