Academy of Politics, Advocacy, and Law

Telephone: 301-649-8088

Academy Head: Mrs. Jamie Bisset

Mission Statement

The Academy of Politics, Advocacy, and Law aspires to help students to affect positive change and empower students to become active, legally-savvy contributors to society.

Students debate their way through trials, act as judges in charge of a court room, experience the life of a police officer through the Police Explorers Program, participate in Mock Trial and Moot Court, attend the Young Professionals Conference, and visit the State House and the Maryland Court of Appeals.


  • Introduction to Justice, Law, and Society
  • Law and the Administration of Law
  • Contemporary Issues in Law
  • Capstone Project
    • Law related internship
    • Complete a college level law related class
  • Portfolio Presentation
  • Advocacy Experiences

Possible Electives

  • AP NSL
  • AP Psychology
  • Forensics
  • Sociology
  • Internship
  • Economics and Business Law
  • Global Issues
  • Psychology

Academy Experiences

  • Mock Trial
  • Moot Court
  • Young ProfessionalsConference
  • State House Visit
  • Police Explorers
  • Maryland Court of Appeals Visit
  • Partnerships: Street Law, Intelsat, Columbia School of Law, Montgomery County Bar Association

Professional Conference Interview Video