Public Service and Public Interest

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.

Innovative and Outstanding Programs
and Faculty

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.

Current Issues in Legal Education

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.

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