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Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System

Preliminary Report CAPP

IAALS has released its preliminary evaluation of the Colorado Civil Access Pilot Project (CAPP), which tests a new set of pre-trial procedures for business actions in state district court. Our initial analysis reveals that the CAPP process as a whole has succeeded in achieving many of its intended effects.

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2014 Rebuilding Justice Award

This spring, IAALS will hold its annual Rebuilding Justice Award Dinner. We are thrilled to be honoring two longtime supporters of IAALS and our work: Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael L. Bender (Ret.) and University of Denver Chancellor Robert D. Coombe.

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Working Smarter

IAALS, in conjunction with the ACTL, has released a new report, Working Smarter, Not Harder: How Excellent Judges Manage Cases, which documents the recommendations and key practices of nearly 30 state and federal trial court judges, who were identified as being outstanding and efficient case managers.

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ETL Conference Video

In October, we had a room full of people abuzz with talk about the present state of legal education and its future. We asked them three questions about legal education and got some very interesting answers. Tell us how you would answer them here.

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Law Jobs Announcement

Our Law Jobs calculator gives prospective law students the most transparent and complete law school employment rate information available, and it has proven quite popular. With several new improvements in place, the tool is better than ever.

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IAALS Report Newsletter Launch

The April 2014 edition of IAALS Report, our monthly newsletter, is now available. It’s a convenient way to keep you even more informed about issues affecting the American legal system and to keep you up-to-date on our four initiatives.

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Continuous Improvement

IAALS is a national, independent research center dedicated to continuous improvement of the process and culture of the American legal system. By leveraging a unique blend of empirical and legal research, innovative solutions, broad-based collaboration, communications and ongoing measurement in strategically selected, high-impact areas, IAALS is empowering others with the knowledge, models and will to advance a more accessible, efficient and accountable American legal system.

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