Law.com newsletter: Recap of the AALS Annual Meeting

15 January 2019

LAW.COM — At the largest annual gathering of legal academics in the nation, the atmosphere was sunnier than it has been in years, women took center stage, and the academy honored a rock star law professor.

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AALS Survey: Law class of 2018 contributed nearly $86 million in pro bono services

15 January 2019

PHILANTHROPY NEWS DIGEST — Students at law schools across the country contributed pro bono legal services valued at nearly $86 million in 2018, a survey by the Association of American Law Schools in Washington, D.C., finds.

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University of Illinois Law Dean Vikram Amar discusses highlights from the AALS Annual Meeting

15 January 2019

ABOVE THE LAW — Early each January, the Association of American Law Schools (AALS), a national organization that promotes interaction and shared values among law schools, especially with regard to faculty scholarship, hiring, and governance.

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Creighton Law students give back to community through pro bono opportunities

15 January 2019

CREIGHTON UNIVERISTY — Last year, the Creighton School of Law introduced new programs to extend its Jesuit mission. One of these was a pro bono program, which is under the directorship of special assistant professor Katelyn Cherney.

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University of the District of Columbia Law names Renee McDonald Hutchins as next dean

15 January 2019

DIVERSE ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION — The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) has named public interest lawyer Renée McDonald Hutchins as the next dean of the university’s David A. Clarke School of Law, also known as UDC Law.

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Georgetown Law provides legal aid to church in Texas

15 January 2019

KVEO —  La Lomita Chapel is said to be a place of peace and tranquility. However, outside the church, the battle over the border wall is heating up. The church is receiving some help from the Georgetown Law Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection.

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Howard University Law celebrates 150 years

15 January 2019

HOWARD UNIVERSITY — The Howard University School of Law held a Sesquicentennial Convocation in honor of the 150th anniversary of its founding on January 6, 1869.

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University of Houston Law Professors Michael Olivas and James Nelson honored by AALS

15 January 2019

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — Two members of the University of Houston Law Center faculty received accolades for their excellence in legal scholarship this week at the Association of American Law Schools annual meeting in New Orleans.

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Indiana University McKinney Law partners with World Trade Center Indianapolis for international trade law LLM

15 January 2019

INDIANA LAWYER — A new partnership between an Indiana-based global trade organization and Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law has resulted in a new educational track for foreign-born lawyers pursuing a Master of Laws degree from the Indianapolis law school.

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Assistant deans from Indiana University McKinney Law present at AALS Annual Meeting

15 January 2019

INDIANA UNIVERSITY MCKINNEY — Assistant Dean of Student Affairs Johnny Pryor and Assistant Dean of Professional Development Chasity Thompson, ’02, made a presentation during the Association of American Law School’s annual meeting.

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