The Akron Law PLUS Curriculum

The Akron Law PLUS Program will be JUNE 3 - 29, 2018, and gives you skills and experiences to help you decide if law school is right for you!

Professor Willa Gibson teaching at The University of Akron School of Law.

COURSEWORK | Will include:

  • An introduction to legal research and writing.
  • A preview of law school coursework in:
    • Civil Procedure
    • Criminal Law
    • Legislation
    • Constitutional Law
  • A thorough exploration of, and preparation for, the law school application process.
  • Experiential learning will include:
    • Problem-Solving Workshop
    • Trial Advocacy Workshop
    • Akron Law’s award-winning Reentry Clinic
  • Interaction with lawyers, judges, and legislators.
  • Field trips to courtrooms, law firm offices, other law schools, and other settings where lawyers work.

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES | There will also be fun group outings and planned activities to:

  • Ballgames
  • Parks
  • Cedar Point, one of the best amusement parks in the world!

For a full schedule of events, please check back later in Spring 2018.

CVNP at Virginia Kendal, photo by Anthony Boarman, Akron Rubber Ducks Stadium photo by Chris Walsh, and The Raptor roller coaster in Cedar Point photo by Craig Lloyd.

LSAC's Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) program is focused on, but not restricted, to college students from racial and ethnic minority groups underrepresented in the legal profession. The program is designed for students in the first two years of college, and preference will be given to students who have joined

The four-week program provides an intense focus on the skills required to succeed in law school, the law school admission process, and legal career opportunities. Interested students should contact the law school directly for application information, including deadlines and selection criteria.

For more information or questions email:

Related pages: PLUS Homepage | How to Apply PLUS FAQsPLUS Staff