Derrick Sawyer made the decision to pursue a legal education later in life than most students do. For him, though, the desire to be a lifelong learner just comes naturally.
Marc Maurer’s story is nothing short of inspiring. He’s been blind since he was an infant, and he attended law school at a time when accommodations for students with disabilities were a far cry from what they are today. I recently was honored to speak with Marc about his background, the challenges he’s faced in his career, and how those with disabilities can make a difference in the legal profession.
On this Veterans Day, as we salute those who serve or have served, we want to share Valentina’s story as an example of how military enlistment can play a vital role in achieving a law degree — and, in turn, help diversify the legal profession and make justice accessible for all.
“The conventional law student is kind of a myth.” That’s Charlie, a law school student who believes empathy is the most valuable skill to develop when pursuing a degree in law. Charlie’s story is one of five featured in the Law School Admission Council’s BE IndiVISIBLE campaign. Being “indivisible” means ...
As Martinez prepares to take the reins of the ABA this August, she and I discussed her background, her hopes for the future, and how LSAC and the ABA can work together to achieve our shared goals...
Being the first person in your family to attend law school—in other words, a “first-gen” student—comes with a unique set of challenges. Here, Camille deJorna shares her thoughts about first-gen students and LSAC’s work expanding access and equity in education.
With the growing need for “legal engineers” who can harness technology, automation, data analytics, and more to augment their core knowledge of the law, a small but rising number