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.
SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE — Inside Notre Dame’s IDEA Center, Kaitlyn Ringrose and her team at legal-startup Impowerus were hard at work preparing for a big day. Scribbled on a pair of whiteboards were bubbles filled with tasks and plans – preparation for not just an upcoming competition, but also the eventual rollout of their finished product.Read More about Notre Dame Law students launch start-up to connect pro bono attorneys with immigration cases involving children
WECT — A pilot program organized by the North Carolina Justice Center made a stop at the New Hanover County Courthouse Wednesday. The program aims to provide pro bono work to “solve unmet needs” in the legal system.Read More about University of North Carolina Law students help expunge traffic tickets in Wilmington, N.C. over spring break
NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL — New York Law School (NYLS) placed first in the sixth annual National Basketball Negotiation Competition at Fordham School of Law on March 2 and 3, 2018. In addition, Tarrian Ellis 3L was awarded “Best Advocate” for his performance.Read More about New York Law School wins basketball negotiation competition at Fordham Law