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While many U.S. law schools have had experiential learning and practical skills development elements in their curriculum for some time, there has been increased attention to the need for these programs in recent studies of legal education. The American Bar Association (ABA) and the American Association of Law Schools (AALS) have taken steps to promote the active pursuit of improved and innovative means of delivering practical skills training to their students. This section contains links to general information about this trend in legal education, links to law school curriculum summaries and course descriptions, and links to some notable examples of law school programs with particular emphasis on transactional lawyering skills.
The following section lists law review/journal publications on business/transactional law in general, law and community economic development, law and entrepreneurship, and the intersection of law, technology and innovation.
This section contains contact information for the 19 Kauffman Campuses and descriptions and contact information for the many established cross-campus, multidisciplinary higher education programs in entrepreneurship and innovation.
This section contains links to governmental online resources and links to websites of some nonprofit foundations and organizations that may provide funding for research, curriculum design and community outreach.
The following lists some particularly notable committees, blogs, and Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Sections through which law school faculty and faculty from other disciplines interested in collaborating with law school faculty can exchange ideas on entrepreneurship and innovation pedagogy and scholarship.
This section highlights resources offered by the American Bar Association (ABA) and law schools in the United Sates that are designed to be of assistance to lawyers desiring to thrive as entrepreneurs in the practice of law.
This section contains a list of both American Bar Association (ABA) sponsored initiatives as well as ongoing continuing legal education programs at U.S. law schools geared towards those who are interested in law, entrepreneurship and innovation.
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