AALS News – Winter 2019

AALS 2019 President Vicki Jackson

2019 Presidential Address

By AALS President Vicki Jackson, Thurgood Marshall Professor of Constitutional Law, Harvard Law School

2019 AALS President and Harvard Law Professor Vicki Jackson discusses her theme, “Pillars of Democracy: Law, Representation, and Knowledge”.

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Successful graduates in academic dress

AALS Pro Bono Survey: Class of ‘18 Contributed More Than $85 Million of Legal Services

For the third consecutive year, AALS measured how much law schools contribute to the delivery of much-needed legal services through clinics, other experiential courses, and pro bono activities of law students.

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Report of the AALS Executive Director to the House of Representatives

By Judith Areen

AALS Executive Director Judith Areen delivered her annual report on association activities to the House of Representatives during the 2019 Annual Meeting.

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Annual Meeting New Orleans

2019 AALS Annual Meeting Attendees Convene and Connect in the Big Easy

New Orleans’ vibrant atmosphere was host to more than 2,400 law faculty, deans, professional staff, and exhibitors who gathered at the 2019 AALS Annual Meeting.

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A New Look for the AALS Clinical Conference

When clinical faculty assemble in San Francisco this May for the 42nd Annual Conference on Clinical Legal Education, they will take part in a revamped event with a new schedule, new session formats, and more opportunities to exchange ideas.

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Jin Jasti

Spotlight on Sections: Institutional Advancement

The Section on Institutional Advancement provides informational exchange and professional development among law school administrators and faculty involved in alumni relations, communications, development, external affairs, government relations, and public relations.

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Sean Megan Scott

AALS Seeks an Associate Director

AALS is seeking a tenured member of the faculty at an AALS member school to serve as Associate Director, beginning in the summer of 2019.

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Seeking Recommendations for AALS Committee Appointments

Thoughtful and effective volunteers are a vital element in the work of AALS, much of which is accomplished by a diverse group of committees organized around a wide range of issues in legal education.

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Executive committee membersNominations Sought for AALS President-Elect, Executive Committee Positions

The Nominating Committee for 2020 would very much appreciate your help in identifying strong candidates for President-Elect of the Association and for two open positions on the Executive Committee.

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JLE Summer 2018 CoverLatest Journal of Legal Education Issue Focuses on International and Comparative Law

The newest issue of the Journal of Legal Education responds to the relationship between American legal education and globalization and internationalism, through an examination of international and comparative law.

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Aerial view Washington, DCSubmit a Program Proposal for 2020 AALS Annual Meeting

Want to be a speaker at the AALS Annual Meeting? The Arc of Career and Program Committees have requested program proposals for Arc of Career professional development sessions and a variety of session types categorized under “open source” programs.

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