Student Organizations

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.

Air & Space Law Society

The Air & Space Law Society (“ASLS”) encourages and supports students who are interested in any of the following: “space,” “air,” “aerospace,” “aviation,” “drone,” “unmanned aerial systems (UAS),” and “air taxi” law. ASLS brings together a diverse community of Scalia Law students by expanding perspectives and critical analyses of current and past air and space law issues, topics, and events via discussions, lectures, and presentations by interested scholars.

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.

Animal Law Society (Scalia Law School Chapter of the Animal Legal Defense Fund)

Dedicated to providing a forum for education, advocacy, and scholarship aimed at protecting animals through the legal system and raising the profile of the field of animal law.

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.

Criminal Law Society

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.

Family Law Society

The Family Law Society seeks to educate students beyond the formal learning environment of the classroom, provide an avenue for students to explore the field of family law, and promote opportunities for students to network with professionals within the field of family law.

Federal Indian Law Association

Promotes unity and cooperation among Native American law students and Student allies of any race, provides a basis to work for the advancement of Native Americans, and promotes learning and knowledge by encouraging students to develop knowledge and awareness of Native American legal issues.

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.

Graduate Law Students Association: LLM and JM

The Graduate Law Students Association LLM and JM (GLSA) will provide networking, writing & journalism, professional development, career advancement, and social opportunities for LLM and JM students at Antonin Scalia Law School.

Honor Committee

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

If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice

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

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.

International Law Journal (ILJ)

The George Mason International Law Journal (ILJ), formerly the Journal of International Commercial Law, is a legal periodical founded in 2008 to further the study of international law while providing international scholars and practitioners a forum to exchange, develop, and publish innovative ideas. ILJ publishes scholarly, concise, and practical material from leading scholars and practitioners to provide a source of authority and analysis for the advancement of uniformity in the field of international law.

Italian Law Student Association

The Antonin Scalia Law School’s Italian Law Students Association.

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 Law, Economics & Policy

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

Latinx American Law Student Association

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

Law Students for the Second Amendment

Dedicated to understanding and safeguarding the individual Constitutional right to keep and bear arms.

Mason Intelligence and National Security Law Association

We are a student group focused on organizing events and curating content for law students to learn about career opportunities in intelligence law and national security law while making meaningful connections with industry practitioners.

Mason Law Disability Initiative

Mason Sport and Entertainment Law Association

Promotes physical fitness, friendly competition, camaraderie among the student body, and participation in local community service, recreational sports leagues, and other sporting opportunities.

Mason’s Multicultural Alliance

Mason’s Multicultural Alliance (“MMA”) is a non-partisan organization. MMA’s goals are to promote multicultural appreciation, to advocate for issues that affect our members, to create multicultural education opportunities, and to celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our student body.

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 Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University 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.


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 law school community.

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.

Pro Bono Society

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

Republican Lawyers Association

The Republican Lawyers Association at Scalia Law is committed to advancing: professionalism; open, fair, and honest elections; career opportunities; and Republican ideals.

Society for Environmental and Energy Law

The Society for Environmental and Energy Law (SEEL) at George Mason University provides a nonpartisan forum for law students to engage with issues and opportunities related to environmental law. These issues include energy, natural resources, real property rights and land use, pollution, infrastructure and transportation, and any other issues that substantially affect the environment. SEEL hosts guest speakers and outdoor events, and assists students with career development by sharing new opportunities and facilitating connections.

Thomas More Society

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

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.

Currently Inactive Law School Organizations

  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • Communications & Technology Law Association
  • Delta Theta Phi
  • International Law Society
  • Law Parents of Antonin Scalia Law School
  • Literary Magazine
  • Louis D. Brandeis Society Student Chapter
  • Mason Law Democrats
  • Military Law Society
  • Running Along the Potomac
  • Securities Law Association
  • The Docket
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA)
  • Young Americans for Liberty