Apply for UREC’s 2020-2021 Pre-Law Institute

Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation is accepting applications for the 2020-2021 College & Career Ready Initiative’s Pre-Law Institute, which is being offered in partnership with Southern University Law Center. The institute will take place Monday, November 16, 2020 through March 31, 2021, Mondays through Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. via virtual and interactive sessions. The Pre-Law Institute is open to high school students from the Baton Rouge area with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. The application deadline is Friday, Oct. 30. Parents/guardians of interested students can apply for the program here. There is no cost to participate. Previous attendees are eligible to re-apply.

During the institute, participants will:

  • Network with law professionals
  • Participate in a mock trial
  • Gain experience with preparing an opening statement, writing a closing argument, introducing evidence, and examining witnesses
  • Develop an understanding of the legal and criminal justice systems
  • Plus a lot more! 

Click here to submit an online application.

UREC’s College & Career Ready is a 21st Century Community Learning Center providing after-school and summer learning programs through Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation and community partners.  The pre-law institute is offered in partnership with Southern University Law Center. Programs sponsors include: Louisiana Department of Education,  Huey & Angelina Wilson Foundation, the City of Baton Rouge, Capital One and ReCAST of Greater Baton Rouge.

For more information, contact Kathryn Robinson, Program Director, at (225) 356-8871 ext. 204 or krobinson@urecbr.com.

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