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July 15, 2020

LSAC Awards DEI Writing Competition Winners

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.

November 11, 2019

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.

October 1, 2019

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.

January 2, 2019

LGBTQ+ Law School Guide—Available Now

Every other year, LSAC surveys its member law schools to update information of importance to LGBTQ applicants. This information helps applicants gauge the LGBTQ climates of prospective law schools, providing another way to determine if a law school is the right fit for them. Nearly 100 law schools in the United States and Canada responded to the 2018 LGBTQ Law School Survey, which asked schools to answer the following questions:

September 11, 2018

Discover Law at LSAC.org

On September 12, discovering law will be much easier. That’s when LSAC’s new, completely redesigned LSAC.org debuts. The new site will be easier and more intuitive to navigate for all users, with better presentation of streamlined content, less dense text and more photos and videos, and optimized usability on phones and other devices. And, the site will feature a new Discover Law page with all the information prospective students need to get started on their path to law.

July 31, 2017

LSAC Awards $5,000 Diversity Writing Prizes

The Law School Admission Council (LSAC), long recognized as a national leader for programs that promote diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, announced today the winners of its 2017 Diversity Writing Competition.

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