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Partner Holiday Drive

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Urban Restoration Enhancement

Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 College & Career Ready Initiative’s Pre-Law Institute.  The institute will take place November 27, 2018 through March 20, 2019, Mondays through Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Southern University Law Center. The Pre-Law Institute is open to all Baton Rouge High School students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. The deadline to apply is Monday, Nov. 5.  Parents/guardians of interested students can apply for the program here. There is no cost to participate.  Click here for more information.
During the institute, participants will:
  • Study at the highly respected Southern University Law Center
  • Meet with a variety of law professionals in the field of law
  • Participate in mock criminal trials
  • 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 system