2023 Summer LAWbound

New York, NY
CAP Leadership Institute
Student (High School)

LAWbound is part of the Cesar A. Perales (CAP) Leadership Institute that works to increase the Latinx pipeline to law school. The LAWbound program provides targeted services during a week long course that address some of the most common barriers to admission to law school. 

A LAWbound scholar can be a current college student or recent college graduate that has not applied to law school. Program participants will receive reading materials to prepare for the weeklong course.

Program Eligibility Requirements:

  • Demonstrate a strong interest in pursuing a legal education 
  • Currently enrolled in undergraduate program or recent graduate, pre-law
  • Demonstrate strong academic potential

Applicants must be able to attend the full summer prep program that takes place in July 31- August 4th, 2023 with daily programming from 12:00 - 5:00pm ET. Please note, that you will be asked to submit a statement of interest, resume, and recommendation letter. 

Please note the summer program will be hybrid, strongly encouraging local participants to join in person. 

Deadline to apply: July 10, 2023.


LatinoJustice PRLDEF is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or any other legally protected status.

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