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.
Incubator Program Prepares Law Graduates for Successful Solo Practice
The Law Entrepreneurs for Access Program (LEAP) at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is a year-long incubator program that provides advanced legal and business training to JD students who want to run successful solo practices.
The Demand for Legal Education: The Long View
Deborah M. Hussey Freeland, Research Fellow at the Stanford Center on the Legal Profession, examines available data on the total number of law school applicants, including long-term economic and demographic trends in the demand for legal education.
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW SCHOOL — Beginning fall 2018, all applicants to the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s JD degree program will have the option to take the LSAT, GRE, or GMAT admissions tests as part of a pilot program launched by the school.Read More about Penn Law to accept GMAT and GRE for admissions in pilot program
ALBANY LAW SCHOOL — Starting in the spring of 2019, Albany Law School students will have the opportunity to participate in the new City Semester Program. Students study outside the Capital Region of New York State by taking a blend of online and field placement courses in cities like New York City, Washington, D.C., and Boston.Read More about Albany Law launches City Semester field placement program in legal industry hubs
YALE LAW SCHOOL — The Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights announced its fellows for the 2018–19 academic year.Read More about Yale Law’s Schell Center For International Human Rights names post-graduate fellows