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.
Baylor Law Legal Mapmaker Program
Baylor University Law School has developed a new collaborative program, Legal Mapmaker, that addresses the access-to-justice problem for low- and middle-income Americans who have basic legal needs, but cannot afford the services of an attorney.
Fifty Ways to Promote Teaching and Learning
Gerald Hess, Professor Emeritus at Gonzaga University School of Law, Michael Hunter Schwartz, Dean of University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, and Nancy Levit, Professor of Law at University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, focus on the efforts law schools and professors can make to improve instruction and student learning in the classroom.
THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION — Congress is poised to give colleges and students whose semesters were upended by the coronavirus pandemic more than $14 billion in emergency relief, according to the text of a spending deal struck on Tuesday night by the White House and the U.S. Senate.Read More about How the stimulus bill in Congress affects higher education
BUZZFEED — Americans will get a six-month reprieve from federal student loan payments as the coronavirus pandemic leads to job losses and economic turmoil nationwide.Read More about Federal student loan payments suspended through September
THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION — As instructors across the country move to remote teaching, many are worried about students who are already at a disadvantage. How can professors support them during this challenging time?Read More about How to help students struggling with online learning