The Association of American Law Schools recognizes and honors excellence in legal education through a variety of awards.

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Featured Awards

In 2020, the AALS Executive Committee established the Impact Award to honor individuals or a group of individuals who have had a significant positive impact on legal education or the legal profession.

2020 recipients for creating the Law Deans Antiracist Clearinghouse:

 

Headshot of Danielle M. Conway, Penn State Dickinson Law

Danielle M. Conway
Penn State Dickinson Law

Headshot of Danielle Holley-Walker, Howard University School of Law

Danielle Holley-Walker
Howard University School of Law

Headshot of Kimberly Mutcherson, Rutgers Law School

Kimberly Mutcherson
Rutgers Law School

Headshot of Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Boston University School of Law

Angela Onwuachi-Willig
Boston University School of Law

Headshot of Carla D. Pratt, Washburn University School of Law

Carla D. Pratt
Washburn University School of Law