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My name is Lihán Harris. I’m the single parent of a beautiful little girl, a Hispanic immigrant, a U.S. Army veteran, and a first-generation college senior. And I will be a lawyer.
We're excited to announce a new way for you to get answers to commonly asked questions about law school: by asking Alexa on your Amazon devices, such as the Echo and the Fire TV, and even on the downloadable Alexa mobile app.
... an opportunity to provide a new, guided holistic pathway to law school for undergraduate students. That is what LSAC’s Legal Education Program is all about.
LSAC has partnered with the NAACP’s Legal Defense Fund to promote its Marshall-Motley Scholars Program, which aims to create the next generation of lawyers fighting for civil rights in Black communities in the American South.
Despite increasing recognition of the need for leadership development in legal education, and the fact that most law schools offer courses and programs to support their students’ growth in this area, something is still missing. And what’s missing lies at the heart of leadership.
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.