AALS has organized documents, resources, and information related to legal education and the legal profession to help law faculty, students, and staff plan for classes and operations during the coronavirus pandemic.

 

ABA Accreditation

ABA Releases 9-Part Questionnaire On Law School Responses To COVID-19 in Spring 2020
American Bar Association (courtesy of Paul Caron/TaxProf Blog)
May 8, 2020

ABA Legal Ed Section Contemplates Rule Change in Light of Novel Coronavirus
ABA Journal
May 8, 2020

 

Jobs for Students and New Graduates

Pay Cuts, Layoffs, and More: How Law Firms Are Managing the Pandemic (subscription required)
Law.com/American Lawyer
April 14, 2020 (page is regularly updated)

Operation Realizing the Dream (ideas to support the Class of 2020)
The Pennsylvania State University – Dickinson Law
April 14, 2020

Summer Associate Programs and COVID-19: How Law Firms Are Responding (subscription required)
Law.com/American Lawyer
April 13, 2020

 

Bar Exams and Licensing

July 2020 Bar Exam: Jurisdiction Information
National Conference of Bar Examiners
April 27, 2020

COVID-19 prompts ABA to urge limited practice for law grads
American Bar Association
April 13, 2020

Bar Admissions During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evaluating Options for the Class of 2020
National Conference of Bar Examiners
April 9, 2020

This NCBE report provide courts and state bar associations with information to advise them as they weigh options for allowing 2020 law school graduates to become licensed to practice law if the traditional bar exam cannot safely be administered.

 

Legal Education News

Past Legal Education News and Blogs Digests
Association of American Law Schools
May 11, 2020
 

Online Teaching

Materials for Teaching Online
Legal Writing Institute

Effective Online Instruction Webinars
Association of College and University Educators
April 2-20, 2020

Psychology Today Series on Teaching Online
Part I: Nine Strategies to Optimize Your Online Classroom
Part II: 7 More Strategies to Optimize Online Classrooms
Part III: Final Strategies to Optimize Online Classrooms
April 15-16, 2020

How to Reconnect With Students and Strengthen Your Remote Course
Chronicle of Higher Education
April 9, 2020

8 Ways to Be More Inclusive in Your Zoom Teaching
Chronicle of Higher Education
April 8, 2020

Teaching Practices for Your Virtual Classroom
Wiley Education Services
April 1, 2020

Tutorial on using Zoom for class instruction
Josh Blackman (South Texas College of Law Houston)
YouTube
March 18, 2020

Engaging Law Students While Teaching Live Using Zoom
NCCU School of Law
March 16-17, 2020

 

Law and COVID-19

Law in the Time of COVID-19
E-Book by Columbia Law School
April 20, 2020

 

Advice for Law Students in Online Classes

7 things to do after an online class session ends
ABA for Law Students – Before the Bar
March 30, 2020

How to plan for take-home exams
ABA for Law Students – Before the Bar
March 30, 2020

A Student Guide to Best Practices for Online Classrooms
Law School Success
March 18, 2020

How to Excel in an Online Class: 5 Truths about Distance Learning
The National Jurist
March 9, 2020

Engaging and Learning Online
McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning

 

Prospective Law Students

Law School Admission in the Time of COVID-19 (LSAC webinar for prospective law students)
Law School Admission Council
April 29, 2020

LSAT-Flex (online LSAT test)
Law School Admission Council
April 24, 2020

 

Higher Education

List of Colleges’ Plans for Reopening in the Fall
Chronicle of Higher Education
April 23, 2020 (page is regularly updated)

How College Leaders are Planning for the Fall (subscription required)
Chronicle of Higher Education
April 17, 2020

Resources and Assistance for Institutions of Higher Education under the CARES Act
Steptoe
April 3, 2020

The Coronavirus Survival Guide
The National Jurist
March 9, 2020