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Law School Pipeline Resources
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Public Legal: Pre- Law Student Resources
Below is a curated, categorized collection of Internet sites selected by current law students who have been kind enough to share with us what materials they believe would be among the most relevant to individuals applying to law school. This list is actively maintained.
This is an extensive directory of law school academic programs, areas of emphasis without graduate degrees, joint degree programs, schools that award non-need-based scholarships, schools with evening divisions, study abroad programs, and much other useful information.
Directory of Law School Public Interest & Pro Bono Programs
Law school pro bono and public service is sweeping the nation. A majority of ABA accredited law schools now have formal pro bono or public service programs with several requiring students to perform varying amounts of pro bono work in order to graduate.
ABA Standard 509 Reports
Standard 509 of the ABA's Standards and Rules of Procedure for Approval of Law Schools requires law schools each year to disclose data in 11 categories, covering admissions, tuition and living costs, financial aid, class and faculty demographics, employment outcomes, bar passage and other areas.
Getting Into Law School: A Guide for Pre-Law Students
This guide is published by Admissions Dean.com and contains articles written with the help of admissions officers (deans) from top law schools across the country.
Analytix by AccessLex
The data tools provide law school data in an easily accessible format, allowing the legal education community to more readily analyze, research, and compare law schools. The tools utilize publicly available data sets from the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Legal Education and Admission to the Bar.
NALP is an association of over 2,500 legal career professionals who advise law students, lawyers, law offices, and law schools in North America and beyond.”
From LSAC.org: “LSAC is a not-for-profit organization devoted to promoting quality, access, and equity in law and education worldwide by supporting individuals’ enrollment journeys and providing preeminent assessment, data, and technology services.”
LSAC: DIversity in Law Schools
LSAC is dedicated to the idea that the legal profession must reflect the expanding diversity of our society. DiscoverLaw.org encourages diverse students to discover career opportunities in law and choose a path in undergraduate school to help them succeed. With access to experts, inspiring stories about law school graduates, a list of the most frequently asked questions, and more.
PreLaw Magazine is a National Jurist publication. Information from their website: "The National Jurist and PreLaw magazine are the leading news sources in their markets. National Jurist reaches an estimated 100,000 law students. PreLaw is read by more than 45,000 prospective law students."
The CLEO Edge magazine is a publication of the Council on Legal Education Opportunity. From their website: “CLEO EDGE is the premier pre-law magazine and contains a comprehensive preview of the information aspiring students need to become successful law school applicants.
National Association of Law Students with Disabilities
The National Association of Law Students with Disabilities is a coalition of law students with disabilities dedicated to disability advocacy and the achievement of equal access, inclusion, diversity, and non-discrimination in legal education and in the legal profession in the United States.