Indiana Law School Preparation Program Aims to Strengthen Diversity in the Legal Profession | Crime and courts


The laws of Indiana are contained in the Indiana Code in several volumes.

Dan Carden, The Time

Minority, disadvantaged, or low-income students or college graduates planning to attend law school in Indiana next year are invited to participate in an intense, residential preparatory experience designed to help under-represented students succeed. .

The Indiana Conference for the Legal Education Opportunity (ICLEO) The program, sponsored by the Indiana Supreme Court, immerses participants in the law school’s freshman program and skills courses designed to closely simulate the law school experience. even before the start of classes.

About 30 students per year are chosen for the program. Students selected next year will participate in a six-week summer institute starting June 12 at the University of Notre Dame, designed to prepare students for the rigors of law school, as well as for law school programs. professional development, field trips and social events.

Students who successfully complete the summer institute receive a scholarship of $ 4,800 per semester for a maximum of six semesters.

ICLEO also offers a range of programs designed to help students during their law studies., including networking opportunities, summer internships, preparation for bar exams, and post-graduation job search assistance.


Nancy I. Romero