The Section of the Year award is granted to one or two of the 104 AALS Sections each year in recognition of excellence in member support and other activities that promote AALS’s core values, including annual meeting programming, facilitating outstanding scholarship, providing teaching support and course materials, community/pro bono service, engagement with the bar and bench, mentoring programs, expanding membership and member engagement, creative use of technology, and more. Learn more about the award.


Balance in Legal Education
Associate Deans for Academic Affairs and Research


Environmental Law
Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research


Alternative Dispute Resolution


Clinical Legal Education
Women in Legal Education