AALS News – Summer 2018

Michael OlivasTriennial Award: Michael A. Olivas

AALS is proud to announce that Michael A. Olivas is the recipient of the 2018 AALS Triennial Award for Lifetime Service to Legal Education and to the Legal Profession, an award which Executive Committee member Erwin Chemerinsky (Dean, University of California, Berkeley School of Law) describes as “a law professor’s Hall of  Fame”.

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AALS President Wendy PurduePresident’s Message: Happy New Year!

By AALS President Wendy Collins Perdue, Dean, University of Richmond School of Law

Happy academic new year! Each year at this time, deans and faculty hone their message of welcome. Mine will focus on the external: reminding our students of the role of lawyers in our society and the expectations that go with that role.

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Annual Meeting New Orleans2019 Annual Meeting: Building Bridges

The 113th Annual Meeting will take place January 2 – 6, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Under the theme of “Building Bridges,” the meeting is an opportunity to connect and collaborate with colleagues, discuss critical and emerging legal issues, and attend programs focused on fresh perspectives on law and legal education.

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Antitrust SectionSpotlight on Sections: Section on Antitrust and Economic Regulation

AALS sat down Rebecca Haw Allensworth, Chair of the Section on Antitrust and Economic Regulation to discuss section activities at the AALS Annual Meeting and beyond.

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Environmental Law SectionSpotlight on Sections: Section on Environmental Law

AALS caught up with the leadership of the Section on Environmental Law to learn more about their activities at the AALS Annual Meeting and to discuss current issues facing environmental law.

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aals-clinical2019 Clinical Conference Accepting Proposals through September 25

Next year’s clinical conference will include a revamped schedule with new types of sessions. Submit a proposal by September 25.

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New Law Teacher recap

AALS Workshop Welcomes New Faculty to the Legal Academy

The Workshop for New Law School Teachers welcomed more than 60 law faculty to Washington, D.C. from June 7-9. The workshop was a two-day exploration into the fundamentals of law teaching.

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JLE Autumn 2016 Cover

Journal of Legal Education Focuses on Foundational & Contemporary Issues in Legal Education

The Spring 2018 issue of the Journal of Legal Education takes up foundational and contemporary legal education issues and welcomes American University Washington College of Law as new co-editor.

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Update Your DLT Biography

Data collection for the printed AALS 2018-2019 Directory of Law Teachers is currently taking place. Update your biography by September 17 to ensure your listing will appear as you prefer.

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