A look at Before the JD and the national increase in law school applications

24 September 2018

BLOOMBERG LAW — When students began flocking back to law school after enrollment dropped precipitously starting in 2010, no one could explain why it regained its allure. So the Association of American Law Schools asked nearly 25,000 undergraduates and first-year law students about their reasons.

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College students have public-spirited motivations for considering law school

24 September 2018

INSIDE HIGHER ED — Undergraduates considering a law degree are motivated by a desire to contribute to the public good, but high costs and work-life balance concerns deter some of them, according to a study from AALS and Gallup.

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AALS/Gallup survey: Half of law students considered law school before reaching college

24 September 2018

INDIANA LAWYER — A landmark study of undergraduate students considering law school finds public service factors are key motivators, far ahead of the ability to qualify for a high-paying job or the prestige of the profession.

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AALS and other higher education organizations file amicus briefs in Harvard University admissions lawsuit

4 September 2018

JACKSON FREE PRESS — Groups exemplifying a diverse array of voices have supported Harvard University with friend-of-court briefs, including AALS.

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John Marshall Law’s chief diversity officer appointed to executive committee of the AALS Section on Student Services

26 February 2018

JOHN MARSHALL LAW SCHOOL – Troy Riddle, Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer, has been appointed to the executive committee of the Section on Student Services.

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LSAC President Kellye Testy discusses partnership with AALS

5 February 2018

ABA JOURNAL – LSAC and AALS are coming together on a project to improve how the public sees the prospects of a legal education and the legal profession.

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FIU Law professor and chair of the AALS Section on Women in Legal Education accepts Section of the Year Award on behalf of the section

29 January 2018

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY – Professor Kerri L. Stone was honored to accept the inaugural Section of the Year Award as Chair of the section on Women in Legal Education.

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Georgia State Law professor honored with award from the AALS Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care

29 January 2018

GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW – Charity Scott received the Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care Award for excellence in legal education.

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