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Alli Gerkman
The Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) at the University of Denver today launches a unique, national initiative to change the way law schools educate students. “Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers” provides a platform to encourage law schools in the U.S. to showcase innovative teaching to...
Alli Gerkman
In Rebuilding Justice, Rebecca Love Kourlis and Dirk Olin, in conjunction with the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS), illuminate why the courts are critical and how they are being eroded, defaced, and undermined in the twenty-first century. Kourlis and Olin propose practical and...
Stephen Daniels
In the first blog for Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers, Bill Sullivan argued that legal education is more than meritocracy – that while academic merit is essential in the training of lawyers as professionals it is not enough. It is necessary, but not alone sufficient for professional excellence. This is the basic argument...
Alli Gerkman
The Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS), in partnership with the Colorado Bar Association, the Colorado Judicial Institute, and the League of Women Voters of Colorado, has launched a statewide educational effort urging voters to “Know Your Judge.”
Alli Gerkman
The Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) and its partners in a voter education effort in 2010 called “Know Your Judge” have won a legal challenge filed by Matt Arnold of Clear the Bench Colorado (CTBC).
Alli Gerkman
IAALS board member Daniel Ritchie is the recipient of the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service. The Woodrow Wilson Awards, offered by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars of the Smithsonian Institution, recognize leaders in government, business, science, the arts, and beyond who have embraced...
Alli Gerkman
IAALS board member Judge Kevin S. Burke wrote a column in favor of funding for legal services for the poor. Click here to read the article.
Alli Gerkman
IAALS board member Russell Wheeler discusses recent proposals to apply the United States Judicial Conference's Code of Conduct for United States Judges to members of the Supreme Court and establish a new appellate route to review recusals. Click here to read the article.

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