Connect Online with AALS Sections is the online home to the scholarly and professional Sections that make the Association of American Law Schools a learned society. In 2016, the AALS revamped the page to provide a more streamlined design that we hope you find easier to use. features:

  • Listservs, file libraries, and customized webpages
  • Faster access to relevant information
  • A dynamic new welcome page


How do I use


Browse a list of Sections for Sections of interest


Join a Section by emailing


Send a message using your Section listserv address (found by logging into your Section website)

New Member Resources

We encourage you to visit the Sections area of the AALS website at, where you can find resources to guide you as a Section leader. There you will find online copies of the 2016-2017 AALS Section Officers Planning Guide, 2016-2017 Section Officer Planning Calendar, 2017 Annual Meeting Preliminary Program Online Submission Form, A Call for Papers Announcement Template, and Model Section By-laws.

Section Websites

You may wish to review and update your Section’s website to connect with your members and share useful information, including:

  • Welcome Message: Every Section website provides a blank canvas for Section chairs to share open-ended content they see fit to share. Many chairs choose to include a welcome message to members.
  • Listservs: If you haven’t used your listserv in a while, send a message to reconnect with your members. Listserv email addresses can be found on every Section website.
  • Pages: You may create individual pages within your Section website including by-laws, bibliographies, and information regarding special programs.
  • Links: You can develop and create a list of links to external websites that you think your members might find useful.
  • File Sharing: Each Section has file sharing libraries. Share Calls for Papers, Newsletters, and other files relevant to your Section.
  • Customize: Each website is customizable. If you have questions about changing the design of your site, please contact

Questions and Comments? If you have any questions or comments about the online resources available to Sections, please reach out to our  Manager of Section Services, Josh Albertson.