6 Greatest Law School Musical Groups

So you think you can sing? Dance? Litigate? These students are triple threats in addition to studying at top law schools.

1. Penn Law Light Opera Company

In 1971, two law professors formed an octet composed of members of the Law School community to sing carols in the Great Hall. The activity quickly grew in scale, and in 1977, students organized their first musical production, Trial By Jury. The show was presented once in the historic Silverman Great Hall, and once at Houston Hall.

Check out their upcoming production of “RENT” (April 10-13) above.

2. Scales of Justice (Harvard Law School)

“Scales of Justice is Harvard Law School’s very own co-ed a capella ensemble! We are a close-knit group of 12-15 singers from various musical backgrounds, dedicated to bringing harmony to Harvard Law… In the past years, we have performed favorites from artists including Madonna, Jason Mraz, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, Barenaked Ladies, Evanescence, the Fugees, Rockapella and ABBA, as well as original compositions.”

3. Lawcapella (Georgetown Law)

Law + a capella = Lawcapella.
Check out their Spring 2013 concert here.

4. Habeas Chorus (Yale Law)

“Habeas Chorus, Yale Law School’s coed a cappella group, is known to remix popular songs with legal terminology.”

5. Habeas Chorus (Northwestern Law)

Above, Northwestern’s Habeas Chorus performs “One Day More” from Les Miserables.

6. Law School Musical (UChicago Law)

Since the 1980s, a large group of University of Chicago law students have annually performed an original two-act musical featuring new lyrics set to familiar tunes. Students run the whole show - from performing in the ten piece pit band, tech, set design and construction; to writing, directing, choreography, and acting.

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