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Breaking Down the Silos: Dan Rodriguez Discusses the Need for a Less Balkanized Approach to Regulatory Reform

Maddie Hosack
On December 9, IAALS and the University of Denver Sturm College of Law co-hosted a virtual discussion with Dan Rodriguez, former dean of Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, on why our balkanized system of professional regulation makes it much more difficult to meet the demand for legal services.

2020 IAALS Rebuilding Justice Award Honors Margaret Hagan and Chief Justice Mark Cady

Maddie Hosack
On October 20, IAALS hosted a virtual Rebuilding Justice Award Celebration instead of gathering for our annual gala as we normally do, and we were joined by people from all over the country and world via Zoom to honor both Margaret Hagan and the late Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady for their leadership and...

IAALS Panel Discusses Achieving Racial Justice and Closing the Justice Gap through Educational and Regulatory Reform

Maddie Hosack
On August 20, IAALS and the University of Denver Sturm College of Law co-hosted a virtual discussion with Rohan Pavuluri, Andrea S. Jarmon, and Andrew Arruda, who covered issues of racial injustice in both legal education and the profession, as well as what regulatory reform actually looks like in action.

Bill Henderson Urges State Supreme Courts to Lead the Way on Regulatory Reform

Maddie Hosack
On June 25, IAALS and the University of Denver Sturm College of Law co-hosted a virtual discussion with William Henderson, law professor and an ABA Journal Legal Rebel, who laid out how and why the current legal regulatory system is no longer working and why state supreme courts are best positioned to pioneer new...

ABA President-Elect Patricia Refo Outlines Questions Surrounding Re-Regulation

Maddie Hosack
On February 26, IAALS and the University of Denver Sturm College of Law had the privilege of hosting Patricia Refo, President-elect of the American Bar Association, for a talk and Q&A regarding the re-regulation of legal services. Refo gave an engaging talk that explored how re-regulation could address the access...

IAALS Announces Spring Speaker Series on the Future of Legal Services

Scott Bales
Zachariah DeMeola
This spring, IAALS and the Sturm College of Law will host a three-part speaker series, bringing together perspectives from the legal profession, academia, and state supreme courts. How people access legal services not only profoundly affects justice, but also has important implications for those who study, teach, or...

2019 IAALS Rebuilding Justice Award Honors Hewlett Foundation and Foundations for Practice Partner Schools

Zachary Willis
John Montgomery
On Thursday, April 25, IAALS will present the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and our four Foundations for Practice partner schools with the 2019 Rebuilding Justice Annual Award at our 12th Annual Rebuilding Justice Award Dinner for their efforts in bringing the Foundations project to life.

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...