2020 FASPE Law Application

Deadline: Monday, December 30, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST

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Short Essay Questions

You will find the following questions on the online application at the Submittable portal. Please be prepared to upload your responses to these questions in a single PDF document, along with the other components of the application, by the FASPE Law deadline using the link in Submittable.

  1. Why are you interested in FASPE, and how do you think the program will influence your growth as a legal professional?
  2. Describe an ethical concern you have about the practice of law or the legal system that you expect to encounter in your career. Discuss potential causes of the issue and how you think an individual lawyer should respond.
  3. Describe a difficult decision that you or a colleague or mentor made as a leader. How did you or your colleague or mentor decide what to do? What was the trade-off involved? What, if anything, would you have done differently today?
  4. What experiences in your own cultural, academic, or professional background will enable you to enrich program discussions?
  5. Tell us about a novel, play, poem, painting, sculpture, piece of music, or other work of art (loosely defined) that had an impact on who you are today, and tell us why.

(total word limit: 1500 words)

Thank you for your interest. We look forward to reviewing your application and are available to answer any questions you might have.

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