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.
St. John’s Law Features Introduction to Law Course for Incoming Students
St. John’s University School of Law has introduced an innovative curriculum that prepares incoming 1L students for the scope and rigor of a legal education.
Leadership Development in Legal Education
Louis D. Bilionis, Dean Emeritus and Droege Professor of Law at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, argues the conditions for successful leadership are present in law schools, including faculty and staff who are adopting innovations to help advance students’ development as professionals.
INSIDE HIGHER ED — M.B.A. program enrollments have been on a decline, while the price of an M.B.A. has continued to rise around the country. Now, two business schools that are at the top of the pecking order for M.B.A.s — those of Harvard University and the University of Chicago — are starting to change direction.Read More about Harvard and University of Chicago business schools freeze MBA tuition
INSIDE HIGHER ED — Trump administration seeks overhaul of federal standards for college accreditors, arguing current rules stifle innovation. But critics say proposed changes water down oversight.Read More about Department of Education proposes changes to federal standards for college accreditors
ABA JOURNAL — In a notice posted Wednesday, the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar stated that Florida Coastal School of Law has demonstrated compliance with various accreditation standardsRead More about Florida Coastal Law back in compliance with ABA standards