Highlights from the 2018 AALS Conference on Clinical Legal Education
Chicago, IL, April 29 to May 2
Attendees enjoy the keynote address on April 29.
James Forman, Jr., Yale Law School Professor and 2018 Pulitzer Prize winner for his book “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America,” delivers the keynote address.
Working Group on Externships.
Professor Alina Ball (University of California, Hastings College of the Law) was honored by the AALS Section on Clinical Legal Education with the 2018 Shanara Gilbert Award for emerging clinicians on April 30.
The Plenary Session on April 30 addressed “The Power of the State and Our Many Client Communities.” L-R: Amna Akbar, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law; Sheila Bedi, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law; Aderson Bellegarde Francois, Georgetown University Law Center; Alexi Freeman, University of Denver Sturm College of Law; and William P. Quigley, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.
Conference Program Committee Chair, Cindy Wilson (Northwestern Law).
Carol Suzuki (University of New Mexico Law) discusses her poster “Promoting Student Learning and Breastfeeding Behind Bars Through Multi-Faceted Social Justice Advocacy.”
The Plenary Session on May 1 explored “Identifying and Pursuing Interest Convergence Strategies in the Representation of Our Clients and the Pursuit of Building Community.” L-R: Tirien Steinbach, University of California, Berkeley School of Law; Elizabeth B. Cooper, Fordham University School of Law; Stacey-Rae Simcox, Stetson University College of Law; and Priya Baskaran, West Virginia University College of Law.