William Mitchell College of Law
With the intent to increase access and affordability to legal education by leveraging technology, The Hybrid Program offers students a part-time, on-campus/online option for a J.D. program. The first of its kind at an American Bar Association accredited school, the program will undergo evaluation by measuring student engagement as well as learning outcomes for participants in the program.
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University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law
The Legal Education Advancement Project (LEAP) at William H. Bowen School of Law provides a performance-based admissions program aimed at increasing the representation of traditionally underrepresented groups at University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law and in the Arkansas state bar. The grant from Access group will provide general support.
University of Wisconsin Law School
University of Wisconsin Law School, James E. Jones Jr. Pre-Law Scholars Program intends to help underrepresented minority students compete for admissions to law school, matriculate, graduate, and thrive in the practice of law. Scholars will participate in a four-week summer prelaw program focused on student preparedness.
Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
The Native American Pipeline to Law Initiative at Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, seeks to increase the number of Native American law students. Program activities include a five-day prelaw program, financial support for LSAT prep courses, a mentorship program, and early outreach to middle and high schools with high Native American populations.
UCLA School of Law
The UCLA Law Fellows program intends to demystify the law school experience for underrepresented minority students, economically disadvantaged students, and first generation students. Program activities include a series of monthly Saturday academies, support for an LSAT prep course, and continued support and guidance through the law school application process.
Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO)
The CLEO Legally Inspired Cohort (CLIC), aims to increase the number of diverse students who matriculate at an accredited law school and successfully complete their first year of law school. CLIC participants will attend one of four law schools accepting cohorts of five students. Participants will also attend a six-week prelaw summer institute, participate in a mentorship program, and attend a two-day seminar after the first semester.