Areas of Focus

Pursue Your Passion for the Law in a Challenging and Collaborative Environment

UCLA Law offers leading academic programs of phenomenal depth and breadth, with leading scholars and programs on topics ranging from constitutional law to Critical Race Studies, from tax and business law to immigration, trial advocacy and technology and the law. Students are encouraged to dive deep into their areas of interest while branching out to explore other facets of the law. Students can earn specializations in seven different disciplines, join some of our 60-plus student organizations, participate in clinics through our pioneering Experiential Education Program and learn from top practitioners and faculty through our institutes, centers and programs.

Environmental Law

Our cutting-edge curriculum equips students to make a lasting difference in addressing environmental challenges.

Immigration Law

UCLA Law resides in a hub of immigration law and policy and offers innovative courses on a range of pressing issues.

Constitutional & Public Law

With renowned faculty, UCLA Law grounds students in the relationship between individuals and the U.S. government.

Law & Economics

Students learn to develop laws with the greatest possible efficiency and fairness across society.

Technology & the Law

UCLA Law offers opportunities for students to dive into the disruptive impact of technology on law and society.

Business & Tax Law

Offering trailblazing education in transactional law, entrepreneurship, and hands-on business law training.

Human Rights

Faculty with real-life experience lead students in the search for new solutions to the human rights crises of our time.

Public Interest Law & Policy

Our robust program provides the training and opportunities for students to become leaders in public service.

Intellectual Property

Why IP? Because IP law ensures that authors and inventors have the resources they need to dream big and change the world.

Trial Advocacy

From competitions to a strong curriculum, we offer comprehensive training for students.

Criminal Justice

Students prepare for impactful careers through a rigorous curriculum that blends coursework with practical experiences.

Law & Philosophy

Explore the philosophical underpinnings of legal ethics with leading cross-disciplinary scholars and teachers.

Entertainment

Students Earn Top Honors at Grammys Writing Competition

Through prestigious contests and impactful clinical work with popular artists, UCLA Law students seize many opportunities to make a mark in music law.

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