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.
AZ CENTRAL — The American Bar Association Council is set to take up a proposal in May that would require law schools to have 75 percent of their graduates who take the bar exam pass it within two years.Read More about ABA council to take up stronger bar pass standard for law schools again in May 2019
EDUCATION DIVE — As enrollment wavers, law schools look to expand online. Virtual classes and programs are tapping new revenue streams and preparing faculty for the future of legal education.Read More about More law schools look to expand online offerings
ABA JOURNAL — Deborah Ginsberg doesn’t teach a specific legal technology class at Chicago-Kent College of Law. Instead, the educational technology law librarian goes to various classes and provides students with information relevant to legal practice areas taught in the course.Read More about Law school librarians share variety of affordable ways to teach legal tech