Below are links to programs that are geared towards assisting students from disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds with applying and being prepared to enter law school.
The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is dedicated to the idea that the legal profession must reflect the expanding diversity of our society. That’s why LSAC developed the DiscoverLaw.org campaign – to encourage racially and ethnically diverse students to discover career opportunities in law and choose a path in undergraduate school to help them succeed. With access to experts, inspiring stories about law school graduates, a list of the most frequently asked questions, and more, DiscoverLaw.org provides students with resources, tips, and tools on how to become a competitive law school applicant.
CLEO is committed to diversifying the legal profession by expanding legal education opportunities to minority, low-income and disadvantaged groups.
The InSight PreLaw Program seeks to promote and encourage the recruitment, retention, and academic success of economically disadvantaged and historically underrepresented groups of high school and college students who are interested in studying law and pursuing a legal career, as well as those who have not yet identified specific career goals.
General links for minority law students compiled by the American Bar Association's Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity. Contains a wide variety of links ranging from student law organizations to financial aid programs.
Provides information regarding the law school admissions process, the law school experience, the bar exam, and career options for those with law school aspirations and additional information of interest in particular to African Americans. Network's goal is to assist more African Americans in making informed decisions regarding law school to help them in becoming more competitive, educated, and well-prepared law school applicants, law students, bar takers, and attorneys.