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.
From competitions to a strong curriculum, we offer comprehensive training for students.
Students prepare for impactful careers through a rigorous curriculum that blends coursework with practical experiences.
Public Interest Law & Policy
Our robust program provides the training and opportunities for students to become leaders in public service.
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.
Our cutting-edge curriculum equips students to make a lasting difference in addressing environmental challenges.
Critical Race Studies
As the first program of its kind in the nation, we prepare students for impactful careers in racial justice advocacy.
Law & Sexuality
UCLA Law is a leader in scholarship at the intersection of law, policy, sexuality and gender identity.
Law & Economics
Students learn to develop laws with the greatest possible efficiency and fairness across society.
Why IP? Because IP law ensures that authors and inventors have the resources they need to dream big and change the world.
Business & Tax Law
Offering trailblazing education in transactional law, entrepreneurship, and hands-on business law training.
Faculty with real-life experience lead students in the search for new solutions to the human rights crises of our time.
International legal authorities play an essential role in enforcing human rights in an increasingly connected world.