The World of Laws and Justice
Designed for incoming freshmen who are interested in pursuing a career in law, or justice-related field. The World of Laws and Justice is open to all majors, and may be of particular interest to intended Criminal Justice or Politcal Science majors.
As a member of the World of Laws and Justice you will live with other incoming freshmen interested in a pre-law experience.You can study together, attend social and co-curricular programming together, and have a supportive network of peers right from the start. Friendships form quickly in L-LCs!
The World of Laws and Justice will take some courses together in the fall and spring semesters of freshman year, and attend justice themed events together.
Fall 2014 L-LC Courses
Freshman Seminar: World of Laws and Justice
Political Science 101: American Politics
Spring 2015 L-LC Courses
Your spring L-LC courses, which you will take together as a community, will be finalized mid-fall. Seats will be reserved for you in each designated L-LC course.
Examples of co-curricular events:
- Career panels with representatives from different fields in Laws and Justice
- Panels with UAlbany alumni attending law school
- Mock trials, trivia and game nights
- Social gatherings with your L-LC friends
- Community service
- Guest speakers
As a member of an L-LC you will have a built in community of friends and colleagues right from the start!
Friends: Study and socialize with fellow L-LC members. Tackle those first-year courses with your friends by forming study groups where you live!
World Ambassadors: Learn the ropes from a peer selected from last year’s most engaged L-LC students. If you are an active member of the L-LC your freshman year, you could be selected as a World Ambassador your Sophomore year!
World of Laws and Justice Ambassadors for 2014: Kyle Scheibling, Phillip Waknin, Shantalee Martinez and Alexa Thomas
Community Assistant: Meet weekly with an upperclass/graduate student to plan or attend social, academic, and community service events.
Lead Faculty Member: Get to know a member of the faculty outside of the classroom at weekly lunches in your own dining hall!
World of Laws and Justice Lead Faculty: Professor JoAnne Malatesta
Weekly L-LC Lunch: Wednesday 1:40-2:35pm
World Representatives: Leadership opportunities abound in the L-LCs! Earn a spot as a World Representative by being a leader in your L-LC! World Representatives are elected by the L-LC to represent the group at meetings throughout the academic year.
World of Laws and Justice World Representative for 2014: Your name could be here by October!
Eligibility: The World of Laws and Justice is open to all majors, and may be of particular interest to intended Criminal Justice majors.