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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.
Sandra Khouri ’20 is an Economics and Philosophy double major as well as a Legal Studies minor. Her internship was with O’Connor Law Firm, a personal injury firm with an impressive success rate for settling large cases.
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.