My Advice: Don’t Pay for the Pre-Law “Advising” Panel on October 23

Attention faculty and students. There is an event being advertised called “Law School on Trial.” This event is not sponsored or endorsed by any pre-law adviser or pre-law organization on campus. The attorneys are charging $10 for listening to their advice on law school and legal careers. Please know that diverse panels of local attorneys […]

Message from Penn State Law on its Commitment to Diversity

We recently received the following message from Dara E. Purvis (Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at Penn State Law): “The Penn State Law community reflects our mission of diversity and the acceptance of differences in thought, background, age, life experience, gender, race, abilities, religion, and culture. I would like to share with you some of the […]

November 1: Panel Discussion with Civil Rights Lawyers

From the Center for the Advancement of Students and Alumni (CASA): “Interested in civil rights law?  Took a constitutional law class at Georgia State and want to hear about real civil rights cases?  Want to expand your network of attorneys?Join us on November 1 for our Civil Rights Panel and hear from experts in the […]

Interesting Article on Motives for Attending Law School

From Sloan, Karen. “What Pushes Undergrads to Law School? It Ain’t the Money.” Law.com. September 19, 2018. So much for the theory that most aspiring lawyers are chasing a hefty paycheck. A highly anticipated new survey of thousands of undergraduates and first-year law students found that the top four most-cited reasons for pursuing law school are: […]

Reminder: Tuesday 9/11 at 12pm: CASA Workshop – “Law School Application Checklist”

This Tuesday, on September 11, the Center for the Advancement of the Students and Alumni (CASA) will be hosting a workshop on the law school application process. The workshop will be in Room 1242 of 55 Park Place. This will be useful for all pre-law students, and especially those who are applying this fall in hopes of […]

9/14 & 9/15: Emory University School of Law Hosts 2018 National HBCU Pre-Law Summit & Law Expo

This year, the National HBCU Pre-Law Summit & Law Expo is being held Friday, September 14 and Saturday, September 15 at Emory University School of Law. This annual event was developed especially for students and graduates of historically black colleges and universities who are interested in law school and becoming lawyers. However, everyone is welcome. Registration is […]