04.08.13 | Resources

Useful Resources

The following is a list of helpful websites and PDFs.

ABA Scholarship Fund
The ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund provides 20 incoming diverse students with $15,000 in aid over the course of their three years in law school.

American Bar Association
The American Bar Association (ABA), founded August 21, 1878,[1] is a voluntary bar association of lawyers and law students, which is not specific to any jurisdiction in the United States. The ABA’s most important stated activities are the setting of academic standards for law schools, and the formulation of model ethical codes related to the legal profession. The ABA is committed to providing the public with information about the law, the courts and legal education.

Cornell University Pre-Law Program
Cornell University Pre-Law Program in New York City – Summer Session 2013 – Applications accepted on a rolling basis up until summer 2013.

Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO)
CLEO is a nonprofit entity of the American Bar Association. Our mission is to diversify the legal profession. Since our inception in 1968, CLEO has been at the forefront of helping minority, low-income and disadvantaged students gain access to law school, successfully matriculate and pass the bar exam.

In Legal Color
The mission of In Legal Color is to diversify America’s law schools by providing inspiration, information, and support to prospective law students of color.

Law School Transparency
Law School Transparency reports allow you to compare schools in terms of admission standards, costs, and employment outcomes.

The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is a nonprofit corporation that provides products and services to ease the admission process for law schools and their applicants worldwide.

NAPLA Book of Lists
Lists of law school academic programs, clinical programs, available scholarships, admission policies and other information. The information in this book is subject to change so check with each law school for the latest information.

New York City Bar Association
The New York City Bar Association (City Bar), founded in 1870, is a voluntary association of lawyers and law students.