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A Teaching Roundtable: Building Foundations for Practice in Law School

Zachariah DeMeola
Many law school staff, administration, and faculty members have reached out to IAALS to learn more about how the foundations we have identified can improve their own programs, or to share with us how they use the foundations to inform their teaching models—and we are going to continue the conversation in an upcoming...

IAALS’ Annual Dinner Focuses on Causes of Public Dissatisfaction with the Courts

Carolyn A. Tyler
In Colorado, April 19, 2018, will forever be known as “The Conference of Chief Justices Day” thanks to an official proclamation by Governor John Hickenlooper. The proclamation was delivered at IAALS’ annual Rebuilding Justice Award Dinner by Doug Scrivner, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the University of Denver...

Conference of Chief Justices to Receive 2018 IAALS Rebuilding Justice Award

Carolyn A. Tyler
On Thursday, April 19, IAALS will present the Conference of Chief Justices with our highest honor: the Rebuilding Justice Award. We are thrilled that several Chief Justices from across the nation will attend and Ohio Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor, President of the Conference of Chief Justices and chair of the...

Convening Highlights the Role of Judges and Lawyers in Improving Motions Practice

Brittany Kauffman
While a significant focus of civil justice reform has been on the cost and delay of discovery, IAALS has heard the call for reform in the area of motions practice as well, which can similarly result in great cost and delay to the parties. In response, IAALS hosted a convening earlier this month at the Penrose House in...

IAALS Convening Reaches Consensus for Reforming Judicial Recusal Procedures

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Guest Post
Matthew Menendez
On November 3-4, 2016, IAALS convened a blue ribbon group of judges, scholars, and attorneys from across the country to discuss best practices for procedural rules for judicial recusal. The group discussed the need for procedures that are fair to both judges and litigants, that provide transparency without sacrificing...

June IAALS Convening to Discuss Building a “Court Compass” App for Litigants

Logan Cornett
Despite efforts by courts, communities, and bar associations around the country, there remains a serious need for tools that provide self-represented litigants with easy access to the information and resources required to appropriately navigate the court system. Technology is increasingly being leveraged in self-help...

Learning Outcomes for Hire: Join us for our 5th Annual ETL Conference, Sept. 22-24, 2016

Alli Gerkman
It is hard to believe it has been seven months since our 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference last fall, where we presented initial results from our Foundations for Practice survey. Since that gathering, we have heard from countless legal educators who are embarking on the process to define and measure...

Governor Hickenlooper Proclaims April 21 'IAALS Day' in Honor of 10th Anniversary

Zachary Willis
Carolyn A. Tyler
Last week, IAALS held our annual Rebuilding Justice Award Dinner in celebration of our 10th Anniversary and the remarkable progress we've made as a national force for legal reform. More than one hundred thirty people from all over the country joined us in Denver to mark this historic milestone—and celebrate a legacy...