Programs

Programs

CLE Alabama
Every member of the Alabama bar must complete a minimum of 12 hours of CLE each year. Six of those hours must be live programming (including live teleseminars.) Six may be pre-recorded video, including online seminars.

Alabama Law Institute

Law Clinics
Law clinics help second and third-year students develop the tools they need to serve clients, the profession, and society. The University of Alabama School of Law offers a varied array of clinical choices to ensure that students can take advantage of this opportunity and of the school’s guarantee of at least one clinical experience.
Capital Defense Clinic | Civil Law Clinic | Community Development Clinic | Criminal Defense Clinic | Domestic Violence Clinic | Elder Law Clinic | Mediation Law Clinic

LL.M. Degrees
The LL.M. curriculum is designed for outstanding candidates who cannot attend classes on campus. Through the use of innovative technology, your classes are delivered to you at work or at home.

Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
To honor the 50th anniversary of the publication of To Kill a Mockingbird, The University of Alabama School of Law and the American Bar Association Journal partnered to create The Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction. In the spirit of To Kill a Mockingbird, the Prize will be given to the published book-length work of fiction that best exemplifies the role of lawyers in society, and their power to effect change.

Morris Dees Justice Award
The University of Alabama School of Law and Skadden, Arps established the Morris Dees Justice Award in honor of University of Alabama alumnus and civil rights attorney Morris Dees.

Cross-Disciplinary Program
The Cross-Disciplinary Legal Studies Program at the University of Alabama School of Law sponsors and supports a variety of research and educational opportunities for faculty and students.

Check the Law School Calendar for Upcoming Events and Programs

International Programs
The Law School continues to expand and diversify its international law programs in Tuscaloosa and throughout the world. The Law School also offers an International LL.M. Program for foreign lawyers who spend nine months in residence studying U.S. law.
International Law Courses | International Scholarship and Research | International Summer Programs | International Visiting Professors / Lecturers | International Moot Court (Jessup) | International Law Society | International LL.M.

Public Interest Institute
Created in 2000, the Public Interest Institute of the University of Alabama School of Law is dedicated to the idea that the privilege of being an attorney includes service to one’s community.

The Business of Being a Lawyer
BBL covers economic trends in the legal profession and what these trends mean for new lawyers.

Symposia and Lectures
Meador Lectures on Equality

Lecture Podcasts
We are pleased to make our Meador Lecture Series available for download in MP3/podcast format.

Law Journals

Alabama Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Law Review
Alabama Law Review
Journal of the Legal Profession
Law & Psychology Review

Externships
Externships provide students with an environment in which they can test the theories which they have learned in Law School and obtain verification of the practical application of the body of law and legal skills taught by the Law School.