Who we are

The Stanford Pre-Law Society (SPLS) is a student organization dedicated to bringing together Stanford undergraduates who are interested in the law and in pursuing legal careers. We are a community of like-minded students who wish to help members of the student body reach informed decisions about their futures. Every year we host a diverse program of speaker events, information sessions, and workshops. In addition to programming, we work with Undergraduate Advising and Research (UAR) and other campus organizations to build community, understanding, and a common vision.

Upcoming Events

Find us at the Spring Activities Fair on Friday, April 28, from 12:30-2:00PM at White Plaza!

Thursdays at 7:00PM in Old Union 220: Come to our weekly SPLS meetings to learn more or get involved, all are welcome!

Programming

Resources

Academics

Related Majors

There are no “right” or “wrong” majors for attending law school. However, it is widely recommended that students take at least one reading and writing intensive course. Common law-related concentrations for those who wish to explore the law as part of their undergraduate major include: Public Policy: Law & the Legal System, History & The Law.

Stanford Law School Courses

Undergraduates are welcome to take classes at Stanford’s top-ranked law school. E-mail the professor at least a week before the start of the course to receive permission for enrollment.

Undergraduate Courses

Anthro 125A: International Criminal Courts and the Question of Global Justice

CEE 102: Legal Aspects of Engineering and Construction

EthicSoc 202: Emotions: Morality and Law

History 157: The Constitution: A Brief History

Phil 175: Philosophy of Law

Polisci 3P/Phil 171: Justice

Polisci 122: Introduction to American Law

Publpol 106: Law and Economics


Frequently Asked Questions


Join Us

E-Mail List & Membership

You can subscribe to our e-mail list, spls-announcements@lists.stanford.edu, at this link. All students are welcome to attend SPLS events. We are always looking for ways to improve our member community, and encourage you to send feedback to Amanda at ajaffe17@stanford.edu.


Apply to join the Executive Board

We are always looking to add current freshmen, sophomores, and juniors as an Executive Board members.

You do not have to be absolutely sure that you want to attend law school to be an SPLS Executive Board member. We are looking for energetic, dedicated people with strong organization and communication skills. By applying, applicants agree to attend regular Executive Board meetings to plan programs and events. Please direct any questions to Amanda at ajaffe17@stanford.edu.

*We accept applications at the beginning of Fall and the end of Spring quarter. Applications for Spring 2017 will be posted soon. If you would like to be involved with SPLS in a more informal way, or have a suggestion for an event you would like to help plan, let us know!

Our Team