AALS News – Spring 2019

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Fourth Annual Member Survey

Results from the fourth annual AALS Member Survey shows Journal of Legal Education, section membership, AALS Annual Meeting, and Directory of Law Teachers remain the most useful resources.

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Michael Hunter Schwartz, Dean of McGeorge School of Law

Faculty Perspectives: The False Choice Between Teaching and Research

Michael Hunter Schwartz, Dean, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law argues that there doesn’t need to be a trade-off between great teaching and great scholarship.

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Seeking Submissions for Scholarly Papers Competition

To encourage and recognize outstanding legal scholarship and to broaden participation by new faculty in the Annual Meeting, AALS is sponsoring a call for papers for its 35th Annual Scholarly Papers Competition.

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Teaching Methods at 2019 AALS Annual Meeting

Spotlight on Sections: Teaching Methods

AALS caught up with the leadership of the Section on Teaching Methods to learn more about their activities and to discuss strategies for teaching, testing, and evaluating law students.

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AALS Workshop for New Law School Teachers

AALS will again welcome law school faculty in their first three years of teaching to a workshop on June 6-8, 2019 in Washington, DC.

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Speaking Opportunities at the 2020 AALS Annual Meeting

Full-time faculty and administrators at AALS member or fee-paid law schools have an opportunity to organize a Hot Topic program for the Annual Meeting until October 18.

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Journal of Legal Education Hosts Symposium Issue

Issue 68-1 of the Journal of Legal Education hosts a symposium issue that illustrates the many ways law can be better understood through use of videos both in the classroom and in law practice.

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Update Your Bio Now for the Directory of Law Teachers

Have you published a new paper, chapter, or book? Won an award or moved to a different law school? Now is the time to update your information in the Directory of Law Teachers.

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Calendar of Symposia at Member Schools

AALS hosts a calendar of academic symposia, conferences, and panels at AALS member schools across the country.

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