Interdisciplinary Studies Centers

  • Empirical Research Group

    The Empirical Research Group (ERG) is a methodology-oriented research center that specializes in the design and execution of quantitative research in law and public policy on topics ranging from bankruptcy and legal aid to gay rights and pollution prevention.

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  • Law & Philosophy Program

    UCLA’s Law and Philosophy Program is a rich collaboration between UCLA Law and the University’s renowned philosophy department. The Program caters to students with an interest in exploring the nature of law and legal systems.

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  • Native Nations Law & Policy Center

    The Native Nations Law & Policy Center is a national resource for the support of Native Nations. The Center harnesses UCLA’s formidable academic resources and knowledge of tribal leaders to address important public policy issues.

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  • PULSE - Program on Understanding Law, Science, & Evidence

    The Program on Understanding Law, Science, and Evidence (PULSE) explores the multi-faceted connections between law and science, technology and evidence. Students in the program are exposed to cutting-edge scholarship spanning a broad array of disciplines.

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  • UCLA-RAND Center for Law & Public Policy

    The UCLA-RAND Center for Law and Public Policy produces legal scholarship grounded in multidisciplinary empirical analysis to guide legal and public policymakers in the 21st century. The Center supports collaborative research, hosts conferences and houses the Empirical Legal Scholars Program.

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