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ERIC Number: ED059655
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Dec-21
Pages: 21
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Eight Years of Challenge and Development in the Life of the Association of American Law Schools, 1963-70.
Fordham, Jefferson B.
This report outlines the various activities of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) and therefore the purpose of the Association. The activities appear to fall into 5 general categories: (1) educational developments, including student components, faculty appointments, academic freedom and tenure, accreditation, admissions to the bar, curriculum study, teaching methods, education for professional responsibility, orientation programs in American law, publications, and educational activities beyond the primary law school program; (2) interdisciplinary undertakings, such as social science methods in legal education and annual meeting programs; (3) research; (4) law reform and lawyer impact on the community; and (5) government relations. The paper was written for distribution at the 1970 annual meeting of the AALS. (HS)
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Authoring Institution: Association of American Law Schools, Washington, DC.
Note: Statement distributed at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools, December 27-30, 1970