Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Just a reminder, still time to register for our AALS Academic Support and Legal Writing, Reasoning and And Research sponsored webinar! I hope to see many of you there!
Ensuring Equality in Legal Academia: Strategies to Dismantle Caste
Co-produced by the Sections on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research and Academic Support
Date: Monday, May 10, 2021, 2:00 – 3:30 PM EST
Moderated by AALS Past President Darby Dickerson, this webinar will explore the caste system in legal education and will discuss potential solutions to the problem, with a particular focus on legal writing and academic support programs and professors. The moderator and a panel of law school Deans (comprised of former academic support and legal writing professors) will discuss how their schools and others can address this issue by mobilizing institutional support for skills professors, capturing the value-add that skills professors bring to legal education, opening up pathways to tenure, and addressing inequities, among other topics.
- Understand the problems with the academic caste system in legal education
- Identify one concrete step professors can take to help develop their career or their program at their institution
- Identify one concrete step law school administration can take to help develop the profession of skills professors
Click Here to register for the Webinar. *Registration is required