If this year’s crop of first-year law students looks especially fresh-faced, it might be because some of them have yet to finish their second decade.

At least three teenagers are heading off to law school this fall, when most of their high school classmates are showing up at the undergraduate dorms. The youngest looks to be Haley Taylor Schlitz, who will begin at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law at the tender age of 17. But she has some company.