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1991 Newsl. 1 (1991)

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ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN
LAW SCHOOLS


ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN LAW SCHOOLS*1201 CONNECTICIU AVE., SUITE 800*WASHINGTON, DC 20036NO.91-1 FEB. 1991


         PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

BUILDING BRIDGES IN LEGAL EDUCATION

           By Robert A. Gorman


  I am profoundly honored at the prospect of serving
as President of the Association of American Law
Schools. Part of the honor flows from being in the
company of the extraordinary men and women who
have served in that position since the founding of the
Association in 1900. In even greater measure, I am
honored that this body has placed its confidence in
me to lead the AALS in helping to improve the quality
of our law schools and thereby the quality of the legal
profession.

  I could not ask for a better role model than President
Thomas Morgan, who has discharged his wide-
ranging responsibilities with remarkable insight and
thoughtfulness, sensitivity and candor. I have also
over the past year as President-Elect observed and
learned from the indefatigable, wise, resourceful and
irreplaceable Executive Director, Betsy Levin, with
whom--as aided and abetted by the splendid staff in
the Washington Office--I shall have the privilege and
pleasure to work in the year ahead.


Professor Robert A. Gorman, AALS President, addresses the
House of Representatives of the Association of American Law
Schools. His address is printed here in its entirety.


  It is customary for the incoming President to address the House of Representatives, briefly to be sure, on one or
more issues of significance to the Association or to legal education or the wider legal profession. The wider
profession has fallen upon hard times. In the public sector, officials at all levels of government are suffering through

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: BETSY LEVIN             EDITOR: JOHN A. SEBERT, DEPUTY DIRECTOR
                  ASSISTANT EDITOR: JOSEPH KATZENMEYER, PUBLICATIONS ASSISTANT

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