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.
KAPLAN TEST PREP — As momentum builds among law schools to allow applicants to submit GRE scores instead of LSAT scores, those most directly impacted by the admissions policy are largely split on the issue.Read More about Survey: Prospective law students split on GRE as law school admissions test
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK — The UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law will launch the state’s first law firm incubator program. The Rural Practice Incubator is designed to help with the attorney need in these counties by supporting new attorneys to set up innovative business practices in underserved rural communities.Read More about University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law aims to address rural lawyer shortage
ABA JOURNAL — With technologists, entrepreneurs and lawyers gathered, the Stanford Law School CodeX FutureLaw conference attempted to break down silos yesterday. But, with a primarily legal audience, that is no small feat, according to ABA president Hilarie Bass.Read More about ABA President Hilarie Bass stresses the importance of technology in legal practice at Stanford Law tech conference