Legal Education Resources

American Association of Law Schools (AALS) The AALS is a non-profit association of 162 law schools that seeks to improve "the legal profession through legal education." It serves as legal education's "principal representative to the federal government and to other national higher education organizations and learned societies."

JURIST: The Law Professors' Network JURIST seeks to advance legal education by providing an online forum for law professors to share knowledge and ideas, and offers research and teaching support.

Legal Scholarship Network A searchable database of "Law School Working Paper Abstracts."  Each issue features papers from a specific, participating law school.  MSU Law faculty are invited to participate and to provide abstracts.  Law faculty are eligible to register to receive an added service of weekly e-mail alerts in accordance with a personal profile of interests.

LEXIS Virtual Classroom LEXIS' free "virtual classroom" product.

SmartCILP E-mail service for law faculty that announces recently published law journal articles pursuant to a personal profile of interests; contact the Reference Librarians for authorization code.

The West Education Network (TWEN) Westlaw's free "virtual classroom" product.