July 2 – August 6, 2019
Get a head start and learn what it takes to succeed in law school by attending Fordham’s Pre-Law Institute. The Pre-Law Institute will expose you to the rigors of law school while you experience the Big Apple.
Classes are taught by Fordham Law School faculty, who will introduce the Socratic method of teaching that is common in legal education. Topics include Introduction to the U.S. Legal System, Constitutional Law, Legislation/Regulation, Foundations of Private Law, Criminal Law and Procedure, Civil Procedure and Litigation, Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility, and Legal Research and Writing.
In addition, optional sessions will prepare you for the law school admissions process, the first year of law school studies, and legal professional development.
Participants may choose to receive 3 undergraduate credits or to take the course without credit at a reduced cost. This course is designed for those contemplating law school but all are welcome. Certificates of completion will be awarded to all who meet the attendance requirement.
More information can be found here!