Helpful Links

Law School Admission Council (lsac.org) – information on LSAT, including free on-line preparation access.  There is a wealth of information and links to law schools and tools to view admission standards at numerous schools.  You should consider registering (which is at no cost) at this site.  You can also sign up for the free LSAT preparation course at Khan Academy through this site.

American Bar Association (aba.org) - information on preparing for law school and mandatory reports from law schools on such matters as job placement and bar passage rates upon graduation.

Council on Legal Educational Opportunity, Inc. (cleoinc.org) – information for programs and scholarships for minority, low income and disadvantaged students.  Both the American Bar Association (aba.org) and the Indiana judiciary (in.gov/judiciary) have information for their own CLEO programs.

Indiana ABA Accredited Law Schools
Robert H. McKinney School of Law at Indiana University-Indianapolis (mckinneylaw.iu.edu)
Maurer School of Law at Indiana University-Bloomington (law.indiana.edu)
University of Notre Dame Law School ((law.nd.edu)

 

Additional Information

Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law fraternity

ISU has a chapter of Phi Alpha Delta.  This student run Pre-Law fraternity engages in law school related programming such as bringing speaker panels to campus and works with faculty to  bring law school admission’s representatives to ISU and to facilitate law school visits.  Phi Alpha Delta also engages in community service such as the Vigo County Teen Court Program and provides professional networking opportunities. 

Faculty led activities of interest to Pre-Law students include attending the LSAC Law Forum in Chicago to learn about the law school experience and meet with representatives from over one hundred and eighty law schools.  The Indiana Court of Appeals annually conducts oral arguments in an actual case on campus, Constitution Day is celebrated with a program on the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court term, and programs on the law school application process are given. 

For more information on law school, prospective and current students, as well as alumni, may contact:

David R. Bolk, J.D.  
Pre-Law Advisor 
Instructor, Legal Studies
Department of Political Science
Indiana State University 
Holstedt Hall #310
David.Bolk@indstate.edu                            
812-237-3766

Robert Ben-Zion Van Sickel, Ph.D.
Director, Legal Studies Program
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
Indiana State University
Holmstedt Hall # 314
Robert.VanSickel@indstate.edu
812-237-2503