This report summarizes the results of the Center for the Study of Applied Legal Education’s (CSALE) 2016-17 Survey of Applied Legal Education. The 2016-17 Survey was CSALE’s fourth triennial survey of law clinic and field placement (i.e., externship) courses and educators. The results provide insight into the state of applied legal education in areas like program design, capacity, administration, funding, and pedagogy, and the role of applied legal education and educators in the legal academy. Law schools, legal educators, scholars, and oversight agencies rely on CSALE’s data. They do so with the summary results provided here, the earlier Reports on CSALE’s 2007-08, 2010-11 and 2013-14 Surveys, and through hundreds of customized reports cross-tabulating various aspects of the data that CSALE has provided to schools, scholars, and legal educators. I
Santacroce, David A. "The 2016-17 Survey of Applied Legal Education." Robert R. Kuehn, co-author. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Center for the Study of Applied Legal Education (CSALE), 2017.