Alternative Dispute Resolution Society

Focuses on informing and training interested law students about procedures for settling disputes by means other than formal litigation.

American Constitution Society

A progressive student organization promoting, honoring, respecting, and supporting the U.S. Constitution.

American Inn of Court

Gives students a chance to interact with more experienced advocates at a monthly dinner meeting, focusing on litigation issues, followed by discussion and critique.

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association

An academic, political, community service, and social group dedicated to fostering a supportive atmosphere for Asian and Pacific-Asian law students, and promoting a greater understanding of Asian and Pacific-Asian issues.

Black Law Students Association

Articulates and promotes the professional needs and goals of black law students; fosters and encourages professional competence; and instills in black attorneys and law students a greater awareness and commitment to the needs of the black community.

Business Law Society

Educates students about topical issues in business law, helps students explore career opportunities in business law, and promotes the school and its students in the business and legal communities.

Christian Legal Society

Provides a forum for the discussion of problems relating to Christianity and the law; encourages legal ethics; and encourages lawyers to furnish legal services to the poor and needy, and to churches and other charitable organizations

Civil Rights Law Journal

Published bi-annually by a Board of Editors comprised of select students, providing informative and thought-provoking commentary on issues pertaining to civil rights.

Communications Law Association

The Communications Law Association instructs students on topical issues in communications law, including the Internet, Telecommunications and Media.

Criminal Law Association

The Criminal Law Association (CLA) is a newly reactivated group that seeks to expose the student community to all aspects of the criminal law system by giving interested students access to information, resources and networking opportunities through speakers and panel discussions.


The student-run news paper, with 6-7 issues each semester, providing an outlet for students to speak out about the school, share events, features, and opinions.

Environmental Law Society (ELS)

Dedicated to raising environmental awareness at the law school and providing a diverse range of opportunities for students interested in environmental issues.

Equality Alliance

To raise awareness of social and legal issues of concern to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community and those who support them; to increase inclusiveness and enrich the diversity of our student body; and to promote the professional development and academic interests of the GMUSL community.

Federalist Society

Dedicated to the founding principles of our polity: that governments exist to preserve freedom, that the separation of governmental powers is central to the Constitution, and that it is the province and duty of the judiciary to say what the law is, not what it should be.

George Mason Law Review

A student-edited law review, providing students the opportunity to review, select, and edit submitted manuscripts.

Health Law Society

The Health Law Society (HLS) provides a forum for interaction and information exchange among law students interested in health law issues.

Honor Committee

A student-run adjudicatory body to handle all complaints of violations of the Honor Code.

Immigration Law Society

The purpose of the organization is to give students who are interested in the field of Immigration Law an opportunity to take part in activities and network with practitioners.

Intellectual Property Law Society

Promotes the study of intellectual property law at the School of Law through conferences, seminars, and speakers programs.

J. Reuben Clark Law Society

Emphasizes public service, loyalty to the rule of the law and to the Constitution of the United States, and appreciation for the religious dimension in both American society and in a lawyer's personal life.

Jewish Law Students Association

Promotes a community within the law school, educates students about legal issues affecting the Jewish community, provides information to students about places of worship, and creates a community within which students can come together to celebrate holidays.

Journal of International Commercial Law (JICL)

A student edited and peer reviewed online legal periodical, publishing articles and commentary concerning the field of international commercial law.

Journal of Law, Economics & Policy

Publishes and distributes two annual, innovative, thought-provoking journals on law, economics and policy.

Latino/a Law Student Association

Provides academic and professional support for its members at GMU and will also foster an appreciation for Latino/a culture.

Law Students for Liberty

Law Students for Liberty strives to educate law students beyond the formal learning environment of the classroom, to provide for voluntary participation in social activities, and to support participation in seminars, projects, debates and other activities related to educating students about the distinction between law and legal plunder, the theory of natural rights undergirding the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, the benefits of free markets and burdens of government interventions into the economy (what is seen and what is unseen), and other benefits of liberty.

Law Students for Reproductive Justice

Advocates for the freedom to choose whether, when, and how to parent children—free from discrimination, coercion, or violence.

Mason Law Republicans

A politically oriented organization comprised of conservative students at George Mason University School of Law.

Military Law Society (MLS)

The Military Law Society (MLS) is dedicated to promoting knowledge and awareness of military law issues affecting students, law professionals, and members of America's armed forces. The Military Law Society promotes scholarly discussion of military law and related topics and builds social ties between interested students, the law school, and the local community to promote professional development. Membership in the military is not necessary. The Society is open to all students who wish to study the interface between the military, government, and the wider legal system.

Moot Court Board

Provides members with an opportunity to develop skills in appellate advocacy; holds 2 annual intramural moot court competitions and an extramural competition.

Muslim Law Student Association

Dedicated to exploring Islamic legal issues and bringing a greater understanding of Islam and the legal profession to all members of George Mason Law School community.

National Security Law Journal

The National Security Law Journal publishes articles displaying a cutting edge national security law focus, quality writing, clarity of expression and substantive merit.

Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International

Promotes professional competence, provides services to students and the community, and strives to achieve excellence within the legal profession.

Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society (Lewis F. Powell Inn)

Promotes a high standard of professional ethics and culture in this and other law schools and in the profession at large.

Running Along the Potomac

The organization's mission is to promote physically fit, well-rounded law students by coordinating and leading recreational runs for Mason Law community members.

Student Bar Association

George Mason's student government organization, devoted to supporting and encouraging academic excellence and professional growth among members of the law student community.

Thomas More Society

An organization of George Mason School of Law students, faculty, and staff that strives to foster the spiritual lives of Catholics at Mason Law.

Trial Advocacy Association

Provides students with opportunities to develop their trial practice skills and gain litigation experience, through simulated curricular and extra-curricular courtroom exercises.

VBA Pro Bono Society

Dedicated to promoting public service among the students and faculty of George Mason University.

Wine and Spirits Law Society

The Wine and Spirits Law Society has two basic missions. The first is to educate its members and Mason Law students about wine law, which encompasses most major legal fields, including employment, trademark, contract, property, environmental, and even constitutional law. Its second mission is a social function.

Women's Law Association

Recognizes the common needs, interests, and problems of women law students and members of the legal profession, sponsoring career panels and lectures focusing on women's issues, open to all students.