University of Denver

Announcements

Announcing the Second Annual Educational Summit for State Court Judges: Unlocking E-Discovery

Brittany Kauffman
This September, IAALS and the National Judicial College will host an educational summit exclusively tailored for state court judges on all facets of the discovery of electronically stored information (ESI)—from preservation to production to eventual use at trial. The Summit will feature nationally renowned speakers...

New Online Employment Rate Calculator Provides Transparent Alternative to Law School Rankings (Press Release)

Alli Gerkman
Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers is pleased to announce Law Jobs: By the Numbers™, an interactive online tool that gives prospective law students the most transparent and complete law school employment rate information available. Law Jobs empowers prospective students to build, analyze, and compare rates among law schools...

New Publication Examines Proactive Case Management Processes in Family Law Cases

Melinda Taylor
IAALS has just released a research report entitled Family Law in Focus: A Retrospective Study of Colorado's Early Experiments with Proactive Case Processing . This report presents the results from an analysis of data from five pilot programs in four different Colorado courts that implemented proactive case management...

IAALS' New Guide Provides Tools for Federal Judges to Analyze Their Own Docket

Brittany Kauffman
IAALS’ new publication, A Roadmap for Review: Guide for Appraisal and Improvement of Caseflow Management in Civil Cases in U.S. District Courts , provides the tools for any interested federal judge to make a quick, initial assessment of the status of his or her civil case docket to measure how it compares to his or...

Legal Education Conference Focused on Development of Professional Identity

Alli Gerkman
In September 2012, 21 law schools sent representatives to Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers ’ first conference, which sought collaboration among schools to identify best practices for forming professional identity, encouraged schools to share examples of programs and curricula that support professional development, and...

New IAALS Study Asks and Answers "What Has Happened with Rule 16.1 in Colorado?"

Corina D. Gerety
IAALS has just released a Rule One Initiative research report entitled Measuring Rule 16.1: Colorado’s Simplified Procedure Experiment. In 2004, the Colorado Supreme Court put in place Rule 16.1, a voluntary pretrial process for smaller dollar-volume civil cases, with the hope of providing a more efficient path to...

New Report Is a Manual for Implementing Short, Summary, and Expedited Civil Action Programs

Alli Gerkman
Recognizing that there is widespread concern that the civil justice system is too complex, costs too much, and takes too long, a new report provides recommendations for designing short, summary, and expedited (“SSE”) programs and calls for implementation of such programs on a national scale. The report, A Return to...