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Summer Prelaw Institute

Summer Prelaw Institute

The Illinois Tech Prelaw Institute offers motivated high school students the opportunity to experience what law school classes are like, learn about different legal practice areas, and explore the fundamentals of both civil and criminal law. This week-long program will challenge students to think critically, spot legal issues, and construct arguments. Students will read actual cases and participate in discussions with practicing attorneys. The Illinois Tech Prelaw Institute is an eye-opening experience, whether you have always dreamed of becoming an attorney or if you are just curious to learn more about the legal process.


Open to High School Students interested in Law


$500, with a limited number of need-based scholarships available


July 17-21, 2017 from 10a.m. - 2p.m.


Chicago-Kent College of Law


Monday               The criminal justice system                         Instructor:  Richard S. Kling

Tuesday               Legal Issues for Startups                             Instructor:  Heather Harper

Wednesday         So you think you want to be a lawyer?     Instructor:  Marsha Ross-Jackson, Esq.

Thursday             The American legal system                         Instructor:  Anthony Michael Kreis, J.D., Ph.D.

Friday                   What exactly is a contract?                         Instructor:  Steven Harris


Questions about the application process? Email or call 312.567.3025

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