A blog exploring all aspects of law and legal education — the future of the legal profession, access to justice, diversity and inclusion, testing and assessment, law and technology, and more.
With the 2021 admission cycle, we witnessed the highest applicant volumes we’d seen in a decade, with a marked increase in applicants from minoritized groups, adding up to a historic milestone — the most racially diverse entering law school class in history.
LSAC LawHub® has come a long way since it launched early last year to provide LSAT prep tools to candidates, but we think there’s even more this platform can do — for candidates, law students, and those who’ve already earned their degrees.
Four distinguished deans shared their thoughts on how candidates can make their applications stand out, where our legal system is headed, and more during a webinar hosted by LSAC President and CEO Kellye Testy.
For the 2021-22 forum season, LSAC is employing a hybrid approach with a mix of online and in-person events. We spoke with Gisele Joachim, executive director of education and ambassador programs, about how this year’s forums have gone so far and what candidates can expect from upcoming events.
There are many ways to make an impact in law, but one we don’t often hear much about is how people become judges and justices. During a recent LSAC webinar, I was joined by two women who took unique paths in law and are now breaking barriers as members of the judiciary, along with a third pathbreaker who now works to help law school candidates make their own successful transitions to the legal profession.
Keni Anthony says she’s always wanted to attend a historically Black university. “Ever since I was little, watching my auntie walk across the stage at Savannah State, I knew from that age that that would be me,” she says.