UCLA Law Magazine 2020

UCLA Law Magazine | Fall 2020 | Volume 43

Meeting the Moment

UCLA Law’s Critical Race Studies Program Turns 20

Black Lives Matter protest

Amid COVID-19 and a reckoning over systemic racism, seven faculty members weigh in on police accountability, immigration, equality in education, the use of racialized symbols in commerce and other issues of the day.

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Learn how UCLA Law was Meeting the Moment

Year in Review

Jennifer Mnookin

Message from Dean Jennifer L. Mnookin

Despite unprecedented challenges, UCLA Law thrived and excelled beyond even normal expectations, impacting communities far and wide in 2020.

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Our Year in Review

Faculty News

E. Tendayi Achiume

From UCLA to the UN: Achiume Amps Up Human Rights Advocacy in Troubling Times

Any given year finds UCLA Law Professor E. Tendayi Achiume, a leading authority in global human rights, traveling the world, engaged in a robust slate of speeches and presentations at the highest levels. But in this year beset by the coronavirus pandemic and mass protests over systemic racism that started in the United States and spread around the world, her calendar was more packed than ever.

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Student News

Maria Nava Gutierrez

Sparking Success: Achievement Fellowship Program Enters Its Fifth Year

Created with gifts from alumni and friends, the program has so far provided full-tuition scholarships to 33 students who have overcome significant obstacles to get to UCLA Law — where they have found tremendous success.

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Alumni News

From left: Ralph and Shirley Shapiro

Ralph and Shirley Shapiro Establish Faculty Chairs

Ralph Shapiro ’58 and Shirley Shapiro, UCLA alumni and longtime friends of UCLA School of Law, built upon their legendary generosity last year when they founded two new chairs at the law school.

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Julia Stein talks to CalMatters about what happens with environmental regulations in California now that the Supreme Court ended Chevron deference

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