The last four decades have seen tremendous changes in our country’s law schools. Professor Marcus recently sat down with AALS News to discuss the past, present, and future of legal education. An extended version of the interview is available as a podcast.
The committee is proud to recommend three individuals whose careers exemplify dedication to teaching, scholarship, and service to AALS and to legal education: Vicki Jackson, Harvard Law School, for President-Elect and Mark Alexander, Dean, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, and Gillian Lester, Dean, Columbia Law School.
The Association of American Law Schools is pleased to announce that the winners of the inaugural AALS Section of the Year Award are the Sections on Clinical Legal Education and Women in Legal Education.
AALS met with the leadership of the new Section on Empirical Study of Legal Education and the Legal Profession for a discussion on the importance of the formation of the section and their goals for the future.
The Council for the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, at its meeting on November 3 in Boston, Massachusetts, voted to reject a proposal from the ABA Standards Review Committee to revise Standard 403(a).
AALS proudly announces the winners of the 2018 AALS Scholarly Papers Competition for law school faculty members in the field for five years or fewer. The competition’s selection committee recognized the following outstanding papers.