Rutgers Law professor to receive award from AALS Section on Minority Groups

11 December 2017

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY – The highly prestigious award recognizes Stacy Hawkins’ commitment to diversity issues in scholarship and teaching, and her contributions to the community.

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Fordham Law professor to be honored with award from the AALS Section on Pro Bono and Public Service

11 December 2017

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW – The award honors a faculty or staff member at a law school who has advocated the ethic of pro bono service through personal service, program design, and program management.

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AALS Section on Minority Groups selects Emory Law professor Dorothy Brown as Clyde Ferguson Award winner

4 December 2017

EMORY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW – Dorothy Brown, professor of law, has been named a co-recipient of the 2018 Clyde Ferguson Award.

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NYLS Law professor named ABA-AALS liaison on ethics and professional responsibility

6 November 2017

NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL – Professor Rebecca Roiphe has been named the liaison between the two national organizations on matters of ethics and professional responsibility.

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John Marshall Law Dean Darby Dickerson honored by AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research

30 October 2017

GLOBE NEWSWIRE – Created in 1995, the award, sometimes described as “a lifetime achievement award in legal writing education,” will be presented on January 4 at the AALS Annual Meeting in San Diego.

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AALS Executive Director Judy Areen discusses accelerated bachelor’s/JD programs

25 September 2017

U.S. NEWS – The association doesn’t track these bachelor’s/J.D. programs formally, but Areen says their numbers are growing.

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AALS relocates 2018 clinical conference due to discriminatory legislation in Texas

24 July 2017

INSIDE HIGHER ED – The Association of American Law Schools has decided to move its 2018 conference on clinical legal education from Austin, Tex., to Chicago, the association said.

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GW Law Dean and former AALS President Blake D. Morant pens op-ed encouraging legal profession to share positive narratives to combat negative perceptions

26 June 2017

HUFFINGTON POST – “[N]egativity must be countered with truthful narratives of lawyers who advance the cause of the defenseless and the disadvantaged, and seek ways to uplift society as a whole.”

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Herma Hill Kay, AALS Past President and former dean of UC Berkeley Law, passes away at 82

19 June 2017

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY SCHOOL OF LAW – Herma Hill Kay was the second woman to join the Berkeley Law faculty and taught for 57 years.

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