Last Friday, IAALS opened nominations for the 2022 Alli Gerkman Legal Visionary Award, designed to encourage and showcase innovators, risk takers, visionaries, and emerging leaders who are early in their legal careers. Nominations will be accepted through December 1.
We’ve been delighted to partner with the inaugural recipient, Professor Anna Carpenter, over this past year. You can read a recent Q&A with her here.
Data from Utah’s Sandbox Shows Extraordinary Promise, Refutes Fears of Harm: Despite trepidation from some in the legal community around the idea of nonlawyers providing legal services, newly released data from Utah's sandbox proves those fears unfounded—and that, in fact, the opposite is true. Sandbox providers are bringing a variety of safe legal services to thousands of consumers.
IAALS' Discovery Protocols Provide Clarity to Courts in Times of Emergency: September was National Preparedness Month, and with natural disasters increasing in severity—and with COVID-19 still wreaking havoc worldwide—it is important for courts to consider ways to mitigate the negative effects. Fortunately, IAALS' Pandemic Protocols and Disaster Protocols provide many of the tools they need.