The Center for the Study of Applied Legal Education is a 501(c)(3), non-profit corporation dedicated to the empirical study of applied legal education and the promotion of related scholarship. Housed at the University of Michigan Law School, CSALE collects and distributes data to law schools and legal educators on various aspects of clinical and externship programs and the faculty teaching in them.
CSALE's officers and directors are law faculty from a diverse group of law schools. They are:
Board of Directors
- Charles Auffant, Clinical Professor of Law, Rutgers School of Law
- Jeanne Charn, Director, Bellow-Sacks Access to Civil Legal Services Project, Harvard Law School
- Bradford Colbert, Resident Professor, William Mitchell College of Law
- Deborah Epstein, Professor of Law, Georgetown University School of Law
- Paula Galowitz, Clinical Professor of Law, New York University School of Law. Professor Galowitz is CSALE's Treasurer.
- Peter Joy, Henry Hitchcock Professor of Law Washington University School of Law. Professor Joy is CSALE's Secretary.
- Robert Kuehn, Associate Dean for Clinical Education, Washington University School of Law
- David Santacroce, Associate Dean of Experiential Education, University of Michigan Law School. Professor Santacroce is CSALE's President.
- Susan Schechter, Field Placement Program Director & Lecturer in Residence, Berkeley Law
- Charles Weisselberg, Associate Dean, J.D. Curriculum and Teaching, and Shannon Cecil Turner Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
The work of CSALE and its board is made possible only with support of people like you and Law Schools who believe in the value of CSALE's work. Visit our support page to support CSALE's work. To join the growing list of Gold Circle Institutional Supporters contact CSALE or call CSALE's President David Santacroce at 734.763.4319.