Pre-Law

Drew offers a wealth of experiences to help you build your own path to the legal profession. Here, you can find resources to help you understand if law school is right for you and the multitude of pathways available to you to reach your goals. In this community, law professionals who have been through the grind of law school, who are practicing law, or who are applying it in their professional lives can connect with students pursuing a law career and help them to understand the available pathways.

You are invited to share your experiences, provide the group with resources that may support individual pathways, connect with current students to offer insight and advice, and post and inform the broader community of internship, community engagement or job opportunities.

43% of law students reported food insecurity worries during pandemic, survey finds

Out of 13,000 law students who participated in the annual Law School Survey of Student Engagement, 95% reported the COVID-19 pandemic interfered with their ability to concentrate, 43% had increased concerns about having enough food and 29% feared eviction and …

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What to Know About Prelaw College Majors

A common misconception among law school hopefuls is the belief that they must pursue a college major that is law-related, but J.D. admissions experts say nothing could be further from the truth.

A prelaw major is not mandatory for admission …

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Applying to Law School: What UCSD Alumni, Students, and Faculty Think

In light of the slight uptick in law school enrollment, the legal profession is currently growing at a rate of 9% throughout the next decade, compared to other careers requiring a professional or doctorate degree within the STEM field.

Additionally, cumulative enrollment …

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New student organization focuses on human rights violations

Future Lawyers for Human Rights is a new student organization with the mission to educate individuals about ongoing human–rights violations with the aim of educating, assisting and guiding members.

On Oct. 5, 2020, Future Lawyers for Human Rights officially became …

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How the U.S. legal system ignores Tribal law

Assistant Professor Elizabeth Reese, who is Nambé Pueblo, joined the Stanford Law School faculty as its first Native American member in June 2021. Her new article, published in the Stanford Law Review

, analyzes the way United States legal …

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Preparing for Law School

Introduction
There is no single path that will prepare you for a legal education. Students who …

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