Thursday, October 17, 2013

The List of ASL Student Organizations

Student Organizations at the 
Appalachian School of Law

So here it is -- after more than a month of research -- the list of student organizations operating at the Appalachian School of Law.  I am proud of the programming and service our students provide our law school and the regional community.  These organizations enhance our well-being in so many ways.  

Pro Bono Legal Service Providers:
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) 
  • VITA Tax Services (VITA) 
  • Great Eastern Trail Project (GET) 
Law Journals:
  • Appalachian Journal of Law (AJoL)
  • Appalachian Natural Resources Law Journal (ANRLJ)
Student Government:
  • Student Bar Association (SBA)
  • Honor Court
Legal Fraternities:
  • Blackwell Inn Phi Delta Phi (PDP) 
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International (PAD) 
Focus on Substantive Law:
  • ADR Society 
  • Criminal Law Society (CLS) 
  • Education Law Society (ELS) 
  • Energy and Mineral Law Society (EMLS) 
  • Environmental Law Society (ELS) 
  • Innocence Project 
  • International Law Society (ILS) 
  • Patent Law Association (PLA) 
  • Sports & Entertainment Law Society (SELS) 
  • Sutin Public-Interest Association (SPIA) 
Affinity Groups:
  • Appalachian Women in the Law (AWIL) 
  • Black Law Students Association (BLSA) 
  • Christian Legal Society (CLS) 
  • Gay/Straight Legal Association (GSLA or Outlaw) 
  • Hamilton Society (veterans)
Political Viewpoints:
  • Democratic Law Society (DLS) 
  • Republican Law Society (RLS) 
  • Federalist Society (conservatives/libertarians) 
  • American Constitution Society (ACS) 
Geographic Groups:
  • Beltway Bar Association
  • North Carolina/South Carolina Bar Association
Sports Groups:
  • ASL Softball Team
  • ASL Pistol, Gun & Hunt Club
  • Running Club
Other Groups: 
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ) (trial lawyers) 
  • ASL Cares (for pet adoption and rescue) 
  • ASL Happiness Project (student well-being) 
  • Community Thread Society (for CASA kids) 
  • Lions Club 
  • Jug Band aka Grun-D-MC (musicians) 
  • The Rhetoricals, Toastmasters International (public speaking) 
For more information about these student organizations, take a look at the late August, September, and early October 2013 postings at The Red Velvet Lawyer,

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