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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.
Katherine Beall ’18 earned first place and Lauren Bell ’18 an honorable mention to land a one-two Forester punch at the 2018 Midwest Economics Association undergraduate paper competition.
Kara Norvet ’18 came from Red Wing, Minnesota with the hopes of playing basketball at the College. Four years later, not only is she a team captain, but she’s learned to translate a work ethic formed in sports into other aspects of her life.