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.
Technology & the Law
UCLA Law offers opportunities for students to dive into the disruptive impact of technology on law and society.
Law & Sexuality
UCLA Law is a leader in scholarship at the intersection of law, policy, sexuality and gender identity.
From addressing the public policy concerns for Native peoples to repatriation and cultural resource protection, Indian law covers a variety of legal subjects and processes.
UCLA Law resides in a hub of immigration law and policy and offers innovative courses on a range of pressing issues.
Law & Economics
Students learn to develop laws with the greatest possible efficiency and fairness across society.
Public Interest Law & Policy
Our robust program provides the training and opportunities for students to become leaders in public service.
Why IP? Because IP law ensures that authors and inventors have the resources they need to dream big and change the world.
Law & Philosophy
Explore the philosophical underpinnings of legal ethics with leading cross-disciplinary scholars and teachers.
International legal authorities play an essential role in enforcing human rights in an increasingly connected world.
Faculty with real-life experience lead students in the search for new solutions to the human rights crises of our time.
From regulation of therapies to privacy of patients, healthcare law is one of the most dynamic areas of practice.
Constitutional & Public Law
With renowned faculty, UCLA Law grounds students in the relationship between individuals and the U.S. government.