The Law and Philosophy Program is a unique collaboration between the UCLA School of Law and the UCLA Philosophy Department. The program has several components:
- JD students at the UCLA School of Law may pursue a specialization in Law and Philosophy.
- Graduate students in the UCLA Philosophy Department may also specialize in Law and Philosophy.
- Two Postdoctoral Fellowships are offered on a regular basis.
- For especially committed students who hope to dedicate their careers to research and teaching in law and philosophy, a joint J.D./Ph.D. degree is offered.
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- The Legal Theory Workshop series, which is offered regularly throughout the year, brings prominent speakers from other universities. Students are encouraged to attend.
- The Herbert Morris Lecture in Law and Philosophy, in honor of UCLA's Professor Herbert Morris, an eminent emeritus member of both the law school and the philosophy department, is held every other year.
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- Law and Philosophy Faculty
- To inquire about making a gift to the Program, please contact Director of Development, Chia Yen, UCLA School of Law, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (310) 794-4188.
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Law and Philosophy News:
Save the Date for 2015 Herbert Morris Lecture in Law and Philosophy
The Fourth Herbert Morris Lecture in Law and Philosophy will take place on Friday, February 20, 2015. The lecturer is Martha Nussbaum, the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, appointed in the Law School and Philosophy Department at University of Chicago.
The Lecture is in honor of UCLA's Professor Herbert Morris, an eminent emeritus member of both the Law School and the Philosophy Department, for his contributions to the field of legal philosophy and for his contributions to the campus as a professor, dean, and interim provost.
In Memoriam: Professor Ronald Dworkin
The Law and Philosophy Program is deeply saddened by the death of Ronald Dworkin, who was a regular distinguished visitor in the program in recent years.