The minor in legal studies provides an interdisciplinary curriculum through which students may explore the different ways societies use legal ideas, policies, institutions, and processes to pursue both justice and order. This minor is an excellent complement to the study of politics, international relations, philosophy, sociology, and environmental studies.
Lake Forest students interested in law, environmental policy, social service, and other fields find the Legal Studies Program gives them the background in politics, philosophy, and writing to excel in law school and other careers.
When Vanessa Bautista ’16 went home to Walnut Creek, California this summer, she worked as an intern with the Alameda County District Attorney, Nancy O’Malley.
Communication major and double minor in politics and legal studies, Ally Bain will be attending Northwestern Law School in Chicago this fall.