University of Denver


Justice O'Connor Engages with IAALS Leaders, Students, and the Community During Recent Denver Visit

Rebecca Love Kourlis
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor spent a few days last week with us here at IAALS, where we held a meeting of the O'Connor Advisory Committee to the Quality Judges Initiative . Justice O'Connor also engaged in a "fireside chat" under the rubric of the John Paul Stevens Lecture about her life and career. Former Arizona...

Conference Gives Legal Profession a Voice in the Future of Legal Education

Robert P. Thompson
Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers announces its second annual conference, which will focus on connecting the profession and the academy to ensure that law graduates are prepared to begin a career of service to clients, service to the legal system, and service to society. Conference participants will focus on how to design...

An Uncommon Dialogue: What Do We Want in Our Judges and How Do We Get There

Rebecca Love Kourlis
Part of what we do at IAALS is to convene people who have different viewpoints around a particular topic—in hopes that areas of consensus will emerge from the dialogue. We convened one such group last spring, comprised of ideologically and experientially diverse participants, on the subject of judicial selection and...

New and Familiar Faces to Lead IAALS Communications and Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers

Zachary Willis
IAALS is pleased to announce that it is welcoming a new Director of Communications and Marketing and a new Director of its national legal education initiative. Alli Gerkman took the helm as the first full-time director of Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers in May. She joined IAALS in 2011 and has served as its Director of...