Celebrating UCLA Law's Class of 2022

At UCLA Law's 71st commencement we recognize the accomplishments of our newest alumni.

View video of UCLA Law’s 71st commencement ceremony.

UCLA School of Law celebrated the Class of 2022 in a graduation ceremony on May 13. The event featured live remarks by keynote speaker Janai Nelson '96, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and UCLA Law Dean Jennifer Mnookin. Additional speakers included J.D. graduate Ciara Westbrooks, LL.M. graduate Zhihuang Huang, M.L.S. graduate Ryan Carter. Graduating J.D. student Aajah Hunter welcomed the attendees and J.D. graduate Ariana Bustos sang the national anthem.

Read a recap of the commencement ceremony.

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Past Commencement Videos

  • June 2022

    Commencement speaker Janai Nelson '96, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

  • December 2021

    Celebrating the Class of 2021 LL.M. Graduates.

  • June 2021

    View the of the law school’s virtual commencement ceremony, in-person graduation recognition, and tribute videos.

  • 2020

    UCLA Law's virtual 2020 commencement and tribute videos.

  • 2019

    Commencement address by Jessie Kornberg '07, President and CEO of Bet Tzedek Legal Services.

  • 2018

    Commencement address from Gene D. Block, Chancellor of the University of California, Los Angeles.

  • 2017

    Commencement address by The Honorable Paul J. Watford, Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

  • 2016

    Commencement address by The Honorable Goodwin H. Liu, Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court.

  • 2015

    Commencement address by Martine Rothblatt, ’81, Ph.D., J.D., M.B.A., Co-CEO of United Therapeutics Corporation.

  • 2014

    Commencement address by The Honorable John Paul Stevens, Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court (Ret.).

  • 2013

    Commencement address by Hilda L. Solis, Former United States Secretary of Labor.

  • 2012

    Commencement address by Chai Feldblum, Commissioner of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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