5 things you need to know
Disclosing a Criminal Record to Law Schools
If you’ve made a mistake, admit it up front.
re-litigate the issue.
Even if you feel you were wrongfully accused, this is not the place to make excuses or explain.
The harder the crime, the harder the time.
If you have committed a more serious crime, you need to prove that you've worked harder to rehabilitate yourself.
Do. Not. Lie.
Lying about your past violates the ethical standards of lawyers. So tell the truth.
Call or visit the relevant court and get records certifying the disposition of your case.
Work with an admissions expert to maximize your chances of getting accepted to law school.