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Law & Philosophy

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

The Law and Philosophy discipline explores both classic and contemporary questions about the nature of law and legal systems, with a focus on areas including constitutional, criminal and contract law. A rich collaboration between UCLA Law and the university’s renowned Philosophy Department, the Law and Philosophy Program hosts the UCLA Law Legal Theory Workshop, a yearly graduate and law student conference, and the bi-annual Herbert Morris Lecture in Law & Philosophy. These events bring innovative and highly regarded experts from across the academic world to UCLA Law.

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Oct 29, 2020

Six Professors Receive Faculty Chair Appointments

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Dec 18, 2019

Seana Shiffrin Cited in New York Times on How Democrats Should Frame Transgender Rights in the Trump Era

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