Archive for the ‘Law & Advocacy’ Category

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End of Summer 2017

August 13, 2017 | 2:17 pm

Thank you all so much for taking the time to follow #NSLCatGU updates this summer! As a reminder, all of the content that we produced (with the exception of Instagram Stories, which disappear 24 hours after they are posted) is available throughout the year should you wish to revisit your/your student’s NSLC experience.

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Law & Advocacy Students Head Home

August 11, 2017 | 5:44 pm

#NSLCLAWA students finished their conference here at Georgetown, and are en route home. In this video, several students reflect on their NSLC experiences. We wish all students best of luck in their future endeavors, and we’ll see you all in the courtroom!

Law & Advocacy Students Compete in Final Mock Trials

August 11, 2017 | 5:38 pm

#NSLCLAWA students spent a significant amount of their time here learning about the different aspects of a trial, from cross examination to impeaching a witness. After preparing all week, they finally participated in their final mock trials, the culmination of the NSLC Law & Advocacy program.

LAWA Mock Trials

LAWA Mock Trials

LAWA Mock Trials

To see more photos, click here.

Law & Advocacy Students Visit Georgetown Law

August 09, 2017 | 4:00 pm

#NSLCLAWA students visited Georgetown Law today, and got a taste of what it’s like to be a first-year law school student from Assistant Director of Admissions Blake Holland. They then had some time to explore the law campus and visit the bookstore.

LAWA Students Visit Georgetown Law

LAWA Students Visit Georgetown Law

LAWA Students Visit Georgetown Law

LAWA Students Visit Georgetown Law

To see more photos, click here.

Law & Advocacy Students Complete Lecture Series

August 08, 2017 | 3:10 pm

During their time at NSLC, #NSLCLAWA students have had the privilege of attending a lecture series taught by Drexel University Associate Professor of Law Lisa Tucker. In this lecture series, Prof. Tucker breaks down a trial, focusing on elements such as opening and closing statements, objections and rules of evidence, and why students should go to law school.

Law & Advocacy Students Visit the Supreme Court

August 07, 2017 | 8:06 pm

#NSLCLAWA students spent their afternoon at the Supreme Court today, where they learned how the highest court in the land works. In addition, the students had a private session with Chief Justice Roberts’s law clerks, who help prepare the Justice for the cases he hears and talked to the students about their law school experiences and how they got to where they are now.

LAWA at the Supreme Court

LAWA at the Supreme Court

LAWA at the Supreme Court

To see more photos, please click here to see the related Flickr album.

MAST & LAWA Visit Monuments At Night

August 06, 2017 | 10:20 pm

#NSLCMAST and #NSLCLAWA students visited the monuments this evening, as the sun set.

MAST & LAWA Visit Monuments

MAST & LAWA Visit Monuments

To see a couple more photos, click here.

Law & Advocacy Students Learn the Ins and Outs of the Law

August 06, 2017 | 1:51 pm

During their time here at NSLC, #NSLCLAWA students are learning all of the facets of a trial, which will culminate in a mock trial at the end of the program.

LAWA students in lecture series

LAWA students in lecture series

LAWA students in lecture series

Pictured here, students participating in one of a series of lectures by Prof. Lisa Tucker. To see more photos, click here.

Law & Advocacy Students Meet with NSLC Co-Founder

August 05, 2017 | 1:46 pm

#NSLCLAWA students had the chance to meet with Mr. Paul M. Lisnek, co-founder of the NSLC. Mr. Lisnek answered students’ questions about his career in law and journalism, and shared advice with them as they move forward in the program and in their careers.

LAWA students meet with Mr. Paul Lisnek

LAWA students meet with Mr. Paul Lisnek

LAWA students meet with Mr. Paul Lisnek

LAWA students meet with Mr. Paul Lisnek

To see more photos, please visit our Flickr album.

Law & Advocacy Students Focus on Advocacy

August 04, 2017 | 9:47 pm

#NSLCLAWA students talked about their passions tonight, and worked together to figure out how they can each make a difference in their communities and in the world while still in high school.