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Legal Studies

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. 

Our extensive Pre-Law advising program helps students prepare for the LSAT and for the application process to law school. The committee also offers guidance on selecting applicable courses for a future legal-related profession.

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Siobhan Moroney
Associate Professor of Politics
Chair of American Studies
Chair of Legal Studies
Brown Hall 430

Katie Lenzi
Department Assistant
Brown Hall 255

Prachi Rangan
Department Assistant
Brown Hall 255