News and Upcoming Events

 Bates students are invited to come to the Lewiston District Court on Friday, May 15 to see third year law students from the University of Maine School of Law represent clients in Protection from Abuse cases. These are cases in which parties seek orders of protection in domestic violence or abuse cases. Law students meet and interview their clients for the first time in the morning and then negotiate an agreed order or other disposition, or proceed to a hearing before a judge that same day.  We will depart from BCDC as a group at 8:15. The law school’s new Dean and the Director of Admission will join us at court.  If interested, please contact Nancy Gibson at

Michigan State University Law School offers free webinars to undergraduates. These 45- to 60-minute online presentations focus on topics ranging from the law school admissions process to legal career options. Webinar presenters are highly experienced content-area experts (including current and former deans of law admission; legal career consultants and professionals; and, prelaw advisors). Webinars include a Q and A segment allowing participants the opportunity to ask questions of the presenters. Webinars are offered at no cost, though advance registration is required.


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