These events are open to all pre-law students are not exclusive to Duke. If you are looking for Duke-specific events, please visit our Upcoming Events page.
upcoming lsac law school forums
LSAC will be hosting Law School Forums on weekends in the following cities in September:
- Chicago – Saturday, September 23rd
- Miami – Saturday, September 30th
These are opportunities to speak directly with law school representatives from over 100 law schools around the country. These events also include live workshops and allow you to learn about the LSAT directly from LSAC’s test developers.
Meet an attorney alum!
Tuesday, October 3rd • 6pm EDT • Westbrook 0012W
Check out this upcoming Karsh Conversation, where current students can get to know a Duke alum!
The Intersection of Law, Entertainment and Athletics will feature Piper Mitchell, Esq, Director of Human Resources here at Duke. Piper is a 2005 Public Policy graduate that has worked in higher education administration, compliance, professional sports, entertainment and crisis management.
Canadian law school panel
Thursday, October 5th • 7pm EDT • Via Zoom
There are 23 law schools across Canada with 24 law programs: seven in the Western Region, nine in Ontario, five in Quebec and three in the Atlantic Region. While there are many similarities between the structure of these programs, as well as the application process, there are several key differences as well! Please join us to hear from representatives from four of these schools about what you need to know!
The event will feature a moderated portion for 30-45 minutes and then open up to Q&A. Have a question
that you would like to submit anonymously? Submit it here!
Meet the deans panel
Connect with representatives from UC Berkeley School of Law, Duke School of Law, New York University School of Law, Northwestern School of Law, UC Irvine School of Law, and University of Southern California School of Law in Washington, DC and New York City for an informative panel on law school admissions. Please complete the form below to register for the panel. Pre-registration is required.
Tuesday, October 10, 2023 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (ET) - Washington, DC
Academic Center, Abramson Family Auditorium - 1307 L St NW, Washington, DC 20005.
Wednesday, October 11, 2023 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (ET) - New York City, NY
NYU School of Law, Vanderbilt Hall, Room 206 - 40 Washington Square S, New York, NY 10012.
lsat test dates added
The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) has added 4 new test dates in October and November.
- Sunday, October 15th and Monday, October 16th (in addition to the Friday, October 13th and Saturday, October 14th test dates that were originally published)
- Wednesday, November 8th and Thursday, November 9th (in addition to the Friday, November 10th and Saturday, November 11th test dates that were originally published)
Both remote and test center options will be available for all October and November test dates and there will be no delay in score releases.
Graduating Seniors Applying To Law School After Graduation
If you are a graduating senior and will be applying to law school after you graduate, please complete Graduating Senior Information Form at the following link so that we know who you are and will be able to keep in touch with you. This will allow us to create a file for you and for you to have access to advising resources when you are ready to apply.
NEW SCALED SCORE TOOL IN LAWHUB
LSAC has introduced a new Scaled Score Tool in Law Hub that automatically calculates a test taker's score on the LSAT’s 120-180 scale after taking any PrepTest. There is no longer a need to consult a conversion chart to determine your scaled score. This applies to LSAC's free Official LSAT Prep® as well as the paid Official LSAT Prep Plus®.
UPDATES FOR THE 2023-24 APPLICATION CYCLE
Below are some changes from LSAC that will affect those applying to law school in Fall 2023:
- Starting with the August 2023 administration of the LSAT, test takers will have the option to take the LSAT in person at a test center.
- The fee to take the LSAT will increase from $215 to $222.
- The fee for the Credential Assembly Service (CAS) will increase from $195 to $200. The CAS is required for all applicants.
THERE WILL BE AN OPTION TO TAKE THE LSAT IN-PERSON BEGINNING AUGUST 2023
Starting with the August 2023 LSAT, test takers will now have the option to take the LSAT remotely online or in person at a testing center. Regardless of where you choose to take the LSAT, the content of the test will remain the same.
The August 2023 test begins the 2023-24 testing cycle. Registration for the 2023-2024 testing cycle will open in mid-May. If you initially select to take the test remotely and later decide that you would rather take it in person, you will be able to change your mode of testing at no extra cost (provided that you comply with LSAC’s deadlines for doing so).
2024 JUSTICE FELLOWSHIP program WITH THE U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CA
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California announces the 2024 Justice Fellowship for Recent College Graduates in Los Angeles, California.
The Justice Fellowship is a one to two year paid program for recent college graduates to work on impactful cases and trials alongside prosecutors in the Criminal and National Security Divisions, serving the 20 million residents of the Central District. Justice Fellows will be assigned to investigation and litigation teams in one of our senior litigating sections: Public Corruption and Civil Rights, Violent and
Organized Crime, Major Frauds, Terrorism and Export Crimes, Cybercrime and Intellectual Property,
Environmental Crimes and Consumer Protection, and International Narcotics, Money Laundering, &
More information about the Office here!
For more information, please email USACAC.JusticeFellows@usdoj.gov!