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
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