AALS Section on Women in Legal Education to honor Camille deJorna with Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award
The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Section on Women in Legal Education will honor Camille deJorna, deputy for legal and global higher education at Law School Admission Council (LSAC), as the recipient of the 2022 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award. The honor will be presented at the section’s award ceremony at the 2022 AALS Annual Meeting on January 6.
LSAC Expands Support for Individuals From Prelaw Through Practice
LawHub to serve as central to this mission
LSAC, a champion for access and equity in legal education for more than 75 years, announced today that it is broadening its support for law school candidates across a wider range of the prelaw to practice journey by expanding its offerings and programming through LSAC LawHub®.
The Law School Admission Council, a champion for quality, access, and equity in law and education, has named Angela Winfield as its chief diversity officer. Winfield will be joining LSAC this May and at a pivotal period for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the legal profession. She will help shape the future of LSAC, of law and education, and of access to justice. She will also lead DEI initiatives to help students from underrepresented groups find pathways into the legal profession.
Law and Legal Education and the Challenges of 2020: A Conversation with Dean Jenny Martinez of Stanford Law School
Free Webinar Open to the Public on August 31: Kellye Testy, president and CEO of LSAC, will conduct an in-depth interview with Dean Martinez, the Richard E. Lang Professor of Law at Stanford, and Ken Randall, the president and founder of iLaw, will facilitate the discussion.
As part of the Law School Admission Council’s longstanding commitment to promoting access and equity in legal education, the organization is pleased to announce the winners of its 2020 writing competition, held every two years to bring attention to the topic of diversity, equity, and inclusion in legal education and the profession.
2020 LSAC Annual Meeting and Educational Conference Canceled in Response to COVID-19 Situation
Our concern for the health and safety of our community, as well as the unpredictability of the unfolding COVID-19 situation, has led LSAC to make the difficult decision to cancel both the 2020 Annual Meeting and Educational Conference and Leadership Academy.
LSAC and Street Law Aim to Increase Access to Legal Education through New Network for Law-Themed High Schools
In a first-of-its-kind effort to connect and support law-themed high schools and, in turn, increase access to legal education, the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) and Street Law, Inc., have collaborated to launch the Law-Themed High School Directory. This centralized source of information on U.S.
Statement by Kellye Testy, President & CEO of Law School Admission Council, on Harvard University Admissions Case Ruling
“As one of more than 35 organizations dedicated to advancing diversity in higher education who filed an amicus brief in this case, the Law School Admission Council applauds today’s decision. This ruling upholds the careful and appropriate balance that the Courts have forged over four decades, allowing colleges and universities to consider race and ethnicity as one part of a comprehensive admission policy.