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 School’s Professional Development Program
Baylor Law’s professional development seminars impart the practical skills of being a lawyer so students acquire business acumen even as well as professionalism and are prepared to succeed from the outset of their careers.
Legal Education Reconsidered
During the 2016 James P. White Lecture on Legal Education at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, AALS Executive Director Judith Areen discussed how legal education has been "reconsidered" by prospective students as the result of a challenging job market and negative media coverage.
ABA JOURNAL – Redesigning legal education will be a priority for Hilarie Bass, the American Bar Association’s new president, and the 10 members of a commission that will work on the issue.Read More about ABA creates new Commission on the Future of Legal Education, names members
BUSINESSWIRE – A new Kaplan Bar Review survey of over 700 aspiring lawyers finds that 78 percent think it’s “fair game” for prospective employers in the legal industry to visit job applicants’ social networking profiles.Read More about Kaplan survey finds most law school graduates expect employers to scope them out on social media
U.S. NEWS – “This week, I will discuss the shifting landscape of LSAT policies and how to craft an LSAT addendum in light of receiving testing accommodations.”Read More about LSAT, GRE strategies for law school applicants