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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.
Seeking to support and encourage underserved students interested in legal education, a group of Canadian law schools is using LSAC LawHub as a central component of their free LSAT prep courses.
Funded in part by a grant from LSAC, Denver Law has launched a new prelaw program to provide college students from underrepresented groups with multifaceted support and access to resources that foster a culturally grounded, whole student approach.
The words "Black Lawyers Matter" are not just a clarion call that the Black race matters. They are confirmation that the Black race’s place in the legal profession matters. Explore the reasons why with LSAC Chief Diversity Officer Angela Winfield.
The team that administers the LSAC PLUS Program at Akron Law reflects on the program’s success and lasting impact.
By Emma K.F. Schulze
By Emma K.F. Schulze