About the Program

  • Temple Law Scholars receive provisional admission* to Temple’s Beasley School of Law.
  • They complete undergraduate requirements in the Honors Program at The Fox School with a major in Legal Studies.
  • Those who wish additional work experience can defer matriculation into law school for a year.

Outcomes
4/3 : Enriched Experience

  • Temple Law Scholars receive a BBA in legal studies upon completing four years of study at the Fox School, taking full advantage of the programs and services available to honors students.
  • They receive the degree of Juris Doctor upon successful completion of three years of study at Temple’s Beasley School of Law.

Advantages
This program is open only to honors students with high class standing and SAT scores, superior letters of recommendation, and exceptional writing skills as evidenced by a thoughtful, articulate essay on a topic assigned by the Temple Law Scholars Admission Committee. This highly selective program provides:

  • Solid understanding of business and business practice as well as of legal studies
  • Enriched undergraduate experience both inside and outside the classroom, through curricular and co-curricular opportunities offered by The Fox School, its student professional organizations such as Phi Alpha Delta pre-law society, and its Center for Student Professional Development, special lectures and events; mentoring by both law school and legal studies faculty, students and administrators, visits to law school classes, and more.
  • Simultaneous admission to two internationally acclaimed colleges of a Research I University with campuses and programs throughout the Greater Philadelphia region and around the world.

* Matriculation into Temple’s Beasley School of Law depends upon: completing at least 93 credits of undergraduate work at The Fox School with a major in Legal Studies and a 3.4 grade point average; placing in the 70th percentile on the Law School Admission Test (LSAT); completing 50 hours of supervised community service during the junior or senior year; and participating in a co-op program in the legal field.

For additional information, please contact:

James M. Lammendola
Instructor, Legal Studies Department
Voice: 215.204.1629
Email: james.lammendola@temple.edu

Dr. Paul Crowe
Director, Law Scholars Program
voice: 215.204.8591
email: paul.crowe@temple.edu