Who Can Apply: All candidates must be accepted at, or attending a 4-year college program with the intention of pursuing a legal degree; OR accepted at, or attending an ABA-accredited law school within the United States.
All candidates will also be required to submit a copy of their most current transcript reflecting a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Submission: Candidates must submit a 1500-2000 word essay with respect to recent Supreme Court decisions on affirmative action, including answers to the following questions:
- What are your feelings regarding the recent Supreme Court ban on affirmative action in college admissions?
- In your opinion, is affirmative action necessary to promoting diversity within our colleges and universities, and if so, why?
- Are there any alternatives to affirmative action in schools’ efforts to maintain a diverse student body?
Deadline: June 30, 2015
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