Extra-Curricular Activities

African Law Student Association​

American Bar Association Representative

American Civil Liberties Union

The mission of the Howard University chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, like the national organization, is to help preserve the protections and guarantees enumerated by the United States Constitution.

American Constitution Society for Law & Policy

The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy is one of the nation’s leading progressive legal organizations.

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA)

The Howard University School of Law Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) addresses the professional, political and social needs of all Asian Pacific American law students.

Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA)

Association of Trial Lawyers of America is a national organization consisting of practitioners and law students who are interested in pursuing trial work as a career. 

The Barrister

The Barrister is the student-edited newspaper that publishes articles and literary work of members of the HSUL community.

Black Law Students Association

The Washington, D.C. Chapter of the National Black Law Student Association (NBLSA) is a national organization created and designed to articulate and promote the professional needs and goals of Black law students.

Charles Hamilton Houston National Moot Court Team

The Charles Hamilton Houston Moot Court Team participates in selected competitions nationwide and sponsors an intramural competition in the appellate advocacy setting.

Christian Legal Society

Criminal Law Society

Epsilon Sigma Iota

We are a legal sorority devoted to encouraging women to assume leadership positions in law school and throughout the legal community.

Fashion Law Society

Gospel Choir

The Howard University Gospel Choir offers a unique opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to join in the celebration of song and inspiration.

Howard Business Law Society

The mission of the Business Law Society (BLS) is to provide a forum for Howard University School of Law students to develop an understanding and appreciation of the connection between law and business.

Association of Caribbean Students

The purposes of the Association of Caribbean Law Students (ACLS) is to provide a network of mentorship for law students who are from the Caribbean, have ties to the region, or have an interest in learning about Caribbean culture and heritage.

Howard Energy and Environmental Law Society (HEELS)

HEELS allows the members of Howard University School of Law to explore and discuss issues of both energy and environmental law.

Howard Family Law Society

The mission of the HFLS is to enhance the education of students interested in family law, to encourage interdisciplinary and international research and practice in the area of family law, to disseminate information on family law and social policies affecting families, and to foster community service for the benefit of families and children with an emphasis on disadvantaged families and families of color.

Howard Public Interest Law Society

The Howard Public Interest Law Society serves to continue Howard’s dedication to public interest.

International Law Society

Intellectual Property Law Students Association

The Intellectual Property Student Association at Howard University School of Law was established to encourage law students to become actively involved in promoting the practice of intellectual property law.

La Alianza (Latino Law Association)

La Alianza is Howard University School of Law’s premiere Latino StudentAssociation. We offer all Howard Law students a unique opportunity toexplore legal issues in Latino-related fields, as well as provide aforum for students interested in learning more about different Latino cultures.

Muslim Law Student Association

MLSA addresses the spiritual, political, and social needs of all Muslim law students.

The National Security And Law Society


Outlaw is an organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender law students, as well as their supporters and friends.

Phi Alpha Delta

Phi Alpha Delta is one of the oldest legal fraternities in the country and sponsors professional, educational, and community oriented activities for student body as well as networking opportunities for its members.

Phi Delta Phi

The International Legal Fraternity of Phi Delta Phi was established in 1869 to promote a higher standard of professional ethics and responsibility for lawyers in the global community.

SBA & Class Organization Officers

Break The Cycle  - Engaging the student body in social justice lawyering, greater transparency with administration and stronger resources for organization advancement.

Sports & Entertainment Law Student Association

The Sports & Entertainment Law Student Association provides opportunities for its members to learn about the practice of law in sports and entertainment

Women's Law Student Association