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  • Academic Legal Writing
    This year-long seminar is designed for advanced law students who wish to develop and...
  • Accounting and Financial Skills for Lawyers
    The objective of this course is to provide new lawyers with the accounting and financial...
  • Accounting For Lawyers
    This course introduces basic accounting principles, concepts and terminology. It is intended...
  • Accounting, Finance and the Law
    Understanding the public corporation requires knowledge of three subjects --...
  • Administrative Law
    This course is an introduction to the legal, normative, and organizational principles that...
  • Advanced Copyright: Garcia v. Google and its Impact
    This seminar will confront the myriad issues posed by the recent case of Garcia v. Google. A...
  • Advanced Criminal Law: Regulating Vice
    Throughout American history, criminal laws have been used to regulate a variety of “vice”...
  • Advanced Criminal Procedure: Adjudication
    The subject of this course is the criminal process "from bail to jail."  We...
  • Advanced Critical Race Theory
    Students will participate along with faculty in the law school's weekly Critical Race Studies...
  • Advanced Judicial Process - Judicial Externship
    This two-unit course examines the judicial process and supports judicial externs. ...
  • Advanced Legal Issues in Distressed Debt Investing
    Distressed debt investing is a highly specialized and important segment of the alternative...
  • Advanced Legal Research
    This course is designed to provide students with the research skills needed in the...
  • Advanced Real Estate Transactions
    The Advanced Real Estate Transactions course examines the principal business and legal...
  • Advanced Topics: Corporate & Securities Law
    This seminar and workshop allows students to explore topics introduced in the basic...
  • Advanced U.S. Contract Law for Foreign Lawyers
    This course examines contracts used by businesses. It is designed for LL.M. students with...
  • Agency Externships
    UCLA School of Law offers externships in a variety of settings from government agencies to...
  • American Law in a Global Context
    This course, required for any LL.M. student who has not previously studied law...
  • Animals and the Law
    The field of animal law has grown tremendously in the past decade. There is substantial...
  • Animals in Agriculture
    Animals in agriculture comprise over 98% of all animals raised and killed in the United States...
  • Anti-Terrorism and Criminal Enforcement
    This course addresses the legal aspects of the U.S. government's "war" on terrorism. It...
  • Antitrust Law I
    This course is a basic one-semester introduction to federal antitrust law, including the rules...
  • Appellate Advocacy: Moot Court Competitions
    This course is designed for students who will be representing the law school in external moot...
  • Appellate Advocacy: Practice and Procedure
    This course will provide students with instruction in appellate practice and procedure and...
  • Arbitration Law
    Arbitration has become an important aspect of legal practice in such disparate fields as...
  • Art and Science of Rhetoric and Advocacy
    The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the mechanics of speaking,...
  • Asian American Jurisprudence
    Legal, social, and political discourse on race relations has traditionally been framed in...
  • Asylum Clinic
    The Asylum Clinic is a joint venture between the law school and Public Counsel’s...
  • Authority and Human Rights
    This seminar in moral and legal philosophy will investigate the concept of legal authority and...
  • Bankruptcy Transactional Course: Negotiating and Confirming Chapter 11 Plans
    Students will be divided into groups and assigned one of  four  roles -- debtor's...
  • Business Associations
    UCLA offers basic courses in Business Associations.  A course in Business Associations...
  • Business Bankruptcy
    This course is an introduction to federal bankruptcy law with an emphasis on the...
  • Business Deals
    This transactional experiential course teaches students how to negotiate basic business...
  • Business Torts
    Business Torts is a two-unit course that covers the commercial tort claims most frequently...
  • California Prison to Parole
    This Seminar meets three times during the semester, for four hours each meeting, and...
  • California Prison to Parole
    This seminar provides students with a doctrinal introduction to the rights of California...
  • Cappello Trial Advocacy - Simulated Civil Trial Advocacy
    The course explores theoretical and practical aspects of the trial process and provides...
  • Chapter 11 Overview for Law 740
    Previous or concurrent enrollment in Law 248 or this 1- unit mini-course is the substantive...
  • Cities in Distress
    In a growing number of U.S. cities, deteriorating economic conditions have put in jeopardy...
  • City Food Policy: Legislation & Advocacy
    Cities are increasingly recognizing food policy as an important subject to be addressed at...
  • Civil Procedure
    This is a course about the processes that courts follow in deciding disputes in noncriminal...
  • Civil Rights
    This is a survey course intended to review both the causal and remedial relationship of law...
  • Civil Rights and Police Accountability Clinic
    UCLA School of Law’s Civil Rights and Police Accountability Clinic pursues police reform...
  • Climate & Energy Law and Policy
    Global climate change has emerged as the most significant environmental, if not societal, issue...
  • Climate Change and Energy Law
    The course will enroll up to 16 students, from law and other graduate programs, who will each...
  • Communications Law and Policy
    Rapidly changing computing-and-communication technologies are buckling old regulatory...
  • Community Economic Development Clinic
    Community economic development (CED) has emerged over the past quarter century as a...
  • Community Lawyering and Low Wage Worker Organizing
    “So what is our role as lawyers? How can we make transformative work—both in our...
  • Community Property
    This course is a detailed examination of the California community property system, which has...
  • Companies, Food Systems, and Public Health
    In the United States, 69% of adults are overweight or obese and noncommunicable diseases...
  • Comparative Constitutional Law
    This course will focus on the comparative study of the structure and content of...
  • Comparative Corporate Law
    In an increasingly globalized world, corporate law is becoming international. Companies operate...
  • Comparative Education: Law and Policy
    In the United States and abroad, policy makers and educators are increasingly driven by the...
  • Comparative Environmental Law
    In coming decades, nearly all of the growth in global pollution emissions is expected to come...
  • Comparative Law
    This course is designed to give the students general understanding of the specificities...
  • Complex Civil Litigation
    This course will examine issues relevant to complex civil litigation, with a particular focus on...
  • Complex Finance Transactions
    This course is designed to teach the basics of complex financing techniques commonly utilized...
  • Conflict of Laws
    This course deals with legal conflicts arising in multistate transactions, both within the...
  • Constitutional Criminal Procedure
    This course studies Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendment constitutional restraints on the...
  • Constitutional Law I
    This course examines ways in which the United States Constitution (a) distributes power...
  • Constitutional Law II
    This course complements Constitutional Law I. It is devoted mainly to the study of the First...
  • Constitutional Problems of the US-Mexico Border
    The United States-México border is one of the largest in the world with 1952 miles of...
  • Constitutional Theory
    This course examines selected theoretical topics in American constitutional law.  While...
  • Contemporary Free Exercise Issues: Sword or Shield?
    Central to the extraordinary success of the American experiment is the ability of religious...
  • Contemporary Philosophy of Law
    This seminar (cross-listed with the philosophy department) will focus on recent...
  • Contemporary Philosophy of Law: The Cutting Edge
    This course offers a fresh way to introduce students to philosophy of law.  (No...
  • Contract Design
    This course applies economic concepts to the practice of structuring contracts. It consists...
  • Contracts
    This is a course about the law governing private agreements. The course analyzes the...
  • Contracts for Foreign Lawyers
    This is an introductory contracts law course that adds a practical perspective to a...
  • Copyright Law
    This course is a comprehensive four credit introduction to U.S. copyright law. The course...
  • Corporate Finance - Securities Markets and Corporate Value
    The aim of this course is to provide law school students with a strong foundation in...
  • Corporate Finance Transactions
    This course covers the legal aspects of modern corporate finance transactions, with a...
  • Corporate Practice Clinic
    The Corporate Practice Clinic provides students an opportunity to work on a law...
  • Criminal Defense Clinic
    UCLA School of Law’s Criminal Defense Clinic (“CDC”) examines the role of the defense lawyer...
  • Criminal Justice Reform Clinic
    In this clinic, students will gain hands-on experience working on state and federal criminal...
  • Criminal Law I
    This course covers selected topics in substantive criminal law: principles underlying the...
  • Criminal Pretrial Motions: Advanced Legal Writing
    In this course, we will focus on motion writing in the criminal context.  We will work...
  • Criminal Trial Advocacy
    Third year students have priority for enrollment in this course. This course will be graded...
  • Critical Race Theory
    Throughout American history, race has profoundly affected the lives of individuals, the...
  • Cultural Property
    This course explores the identity, ownership, appropriation and repatriation of both tangible...
  • Current Issues in Chinese Law
    Over the last 35 years, China has embarked on an unprecedented effort to build a legal...
  • Cybersecurity Law and Policy
    This course examines legal and policy challenges stemming from rapidly...
  • Deposition Skills
    This course is designed for students who intend to engage in a heavy civil litigation...
  • Digital Surveillance and the 4th Amendment
    New technologies are transforming the experience, regulation, and even meaning of personal...
  • Digital Technologies and the Constitution
    This course addresses some of the most pressing constitutional questions raised by new...
  • Digital Wars - Major Current Legal Battles in Information Economies
    This seminar explores major legal controversies afflicting the digital economy. In particular,...
  • Directors & Officers Liability Insurance
    This course will provide students with substantive knowledge about Directors & Officers...
  • Disaster Law and Climate Risks
    In the past 35 years, weather-related disasters in the United States have resulted in...
  • Education and the Law
    An examination of recent high profile, education-related disputes at both the K-12 and...
  • Education Law Clinic
    The course is designed to provide hands on experience in various aspects of the lawyering...
  • Elder Law
    Elder Law is about how the legal system assists or hinders us in fulfilling the desire we all...
  • Empirical Legal Studies: Research and Composition
    This is a yearlong seminar on conducting empirical legal research.  It covers research...
  • Employment Discrimination Law
    This course examines the regulation of employment discrimination through Title VII of the Civil...
  • Employment Discrimination Law Practicum
    This practicum course is designed to deepen students’ understanding of employment...
  • Employment Law
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  • Energy Law and Regulation
    This course provides an introduction to energy law and regulation in the United States....
  • Entertainment Law
    This course provides an overview of the legal, business and financial aspects of the...
  • Entertainment Law Research and Writing
    This seminar (taught in the Spring Semester) is primarily but not exclusively intended for...
  • Entertainment, Media, and Intellectual Property Colloquium
    This seminar gives students the opportunity to participate in cutting-edge scholarship in the...
  • Entrepreneurship & Venture Initiation
    This 3-unit course, taught by a professor from Anderson School of Management, focuses on...
  • Environmental Aspects of Business Transactions
    The acquisition of a going concern raises a host of environmental issues to be resolved and...
  • Environmental Justice Law
    This course will cover the development, theories, and practice of environmental justice law,...
  • Environmental Law and Policy
    This introductory course will focus on the variety of legal mechanisms that regulate the...
  • Environmental Policy and Politics
    This course examines the theoretical underpinnings and politics of several major types of...
  • Estate and Gift Taxation
    Survey of the federal gift, estate, and generation skipping transfer taxes, with emphasis on...
  • Ethics of Criminal Justice
    This course is an examination of the model rules and comments concerning specific ethical and...
  • European Union Law
    The European Union is an economic and political union of 28 member states and nearly 500...
  • Evidence
    This course examines the law governing the admission of evidence, focusing on the Federal...
  • Executive Compensation
    Over the last two decades, the compensation of chief executive officers and other top...
  • Externship: UC in DC
    Students in their second and third years may apply to do a full-time externship with a...
  • Family Law
    This four-credit survey course on Family Law introduces students to marriage and divorce...
  • Family Law Practice: A Non-Litigation Approach
    This course will examine cutting edge developments, lawyering roles, and practice skills that...
  • Federal Courts
    This course addresses the constitutional and statutory provisions, as well as the...
  • Federal Indian Law
    This course provides an overview of federal Indian law through a study of cases and...
  • Feminist Legal Theory
    In recent decades, sex discrimination scholarship has moved beyond its initial focus on legal...
  • Financial Analysis
    This course focuses on the financial analysis skills lawyers need to better represent their...
  • First Amendment Amicus Brief Clinic
    This Clinic files friend-of-the-court briefs on behalf of nonprofits (e.g., the Reporters...
  • First Year Epstein Program Workshop
    The First Year Epstein Program Workshop is designed to provide students with an overview of...
  • Frank G. Wells Environmental Law Clinic
    The course is designed to train students in lawyering by exposing them to actual...
  • Future Law: Legal & Governance Responses to Transformative Societal Trends
    This course will examine the challenges posed to legal arrangements and institutions of...
  • Gender Violence in Eastern Congo
    Students enrolled in the Sanela Diana Jenkins Clinic on Gender Violence in Eastern Congo will...
  • Global Perspectives on Criminal Procedure
    This course provides an overview of comparative criminal procedure. Its goal is not only to...
  • Good (Native) Governance
    This course examines issues legal issues integral to governance that Native American nations...
  • Gun Control
    This seminar will focus on the right to keep and bear arms.  We will examine the...
  • Health Insurance and Reform
    This seminar examines contemporary issues of and scholarship on health reform....
  • Health Law & Policy Research
    This course is designed to provide an introduction to specific sources and research skills...
  • Health Law and Policy
    This course surveys the law and policy applicable to health care financing and delivery in...
  • Higher Education: Law and Policy
    The Supreme Court famously called education "the very foundation of good citizenship" and...
  • HIV/AIDS Law and Public Policy
    The HIV/AIDS epidemic is one of the greatest public health crises of the past four decades...
  • Homelessness
    Homelessness is quite obviously a pressing social problem. On any given night, as many as half...
  • Housing and Sustainability Transactions Clinic
    The modern neighborhood-based community development corporation (CDC) has emerged as a...
  • Housing Segregation, Housing Discrimination, and the Evolution of Public Policy
    A growing body of evidence suggests that high levels of housing segregation in the U.S. are...
  • How would You change Legal Education?
    For nearly a decade, debate again has focused on how to improve legal education – to make...
  • Human Rights and Animal Rights
    This class explores the fundamental principles that underlie theories of human rights and...
  • Human Rights and Sexual Politics
    Sexual politics cut across issues in human rights, encompassing debates about gender...
  • Immigrants' Rights Policy Clinic
    Immigrants’ Rights addresses the consequences of immigration or citizenship status. For...
  • Immigration Law
    The course focuses on the answers to four principal questions: who is a citizen of the...
  • Immigration Law and Practice
    This course, which is open to students who are currently enrolled in Immigration Law or who...
  • Income Taxation of Entertainers, Athletes, and Artists
    This course will focus on income tax issues of particular interest to lawyers who represent...
  • Insurance for Litigators
    This course will provide students with rigorous litigation skills training in the context of the...
  • Intellectual Property
    Patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret law are increasingly playing a central role...
  • Intensive Editing Workshop
    Writing is one of the most important skills a lawyer can have, and editing is the key to good...
  • Intensive Vior Dire
    Litigators often describe voir dire as the most essential part of any criminal or civil...
  • Intensive Voir Dire
    Litigators often describe voir dire as the most essential part of any criminal or civil...
  • International and Comparative Sports Law
    This course will examine sports law in an international and comparative context. The U.S....
  • International and Comparative Women's Human Rights
    Women’s human rights and gender equality are touted as key for sustainable development,...
  • International Business Negotiations
    This course is structured around a simulated negotiation exercise that will cover the entire...
  • International Business Transactions
    This course examines the legal framework of private international business transactions,...
  • International Commercial Arbitration
    International commercial arbitration is the single most important means to  resolve...
  • International Commercial Arbitration Advocacy
    This is the companion course to International Commercial Arbitration (Law 259).  Law 259...
  • International Criminal Court
    This seminar briefly introduces students to international criminal law, then focuses on...
  • International Criminal Law
    In this course, we will study the evolution of international criminal law since Nuremberg. We...
  • International Environmental Law and Policy
    This course examines how society manages-–or fails to manage-–environmental issues that fall...
  • International Finance
    This course explores the kinds of financial markets, intermediaries and instruments through...
  • International Human Rights Clinic
    The International Human Rights Clinic requires students to navigate international human rights...
  • International Human Rights Law
    Many of the most significant and troubling trends in international law and international...
  • International Intellectual Property
    With a growing global market, the spread of the Internet, and continuing disparity between...
  • International Trade Law
    This course examines the most important legal frameworks governing international...
  • Intersection of Law, Health, and Public Policy
    This course will examine the intersection of law, health and public policy as applied through...
  • Interviewing and Counseling: HIV Clinic
    This clinic focuses on teaching students interviewing and counseling skills through practice...
  • Introduction to Federal Income Taxation
    This course is intended to give students an understanding of the fundamental concepts...
  • Introduction to Food Law and Policy
    UCLA School of Law has recently established the Resnick Program for Food Law and...
  • Introduction to Islamic Law
    This seminar introduces students to the field of Islamic law.  It is designed to give...
  • Investment Companies and Investment Advisors
    This course provides an introduction to the regulation of the investment management...
  • Judicial Decision-Making: Remedies
    This seminar explores the phenomenon of judicial decisionmaking, and it does so in the...
  • Labor Law and Social Policy
    Requirements: four brief response papers and one research paper This seminar will have...
  • Labor Law I
    This course will focus on the federal law governing relations between private-sector...
  • Land Use
    In this course, we will study the legal regulation of the urban environment. Developers,...
  • Law & Practice with the "Hollywood" Guilds
    This survey course examines the entertainment industry from the perspective of laws and...
  • Law and Dissent
    As dissent becomes criminalized and activity that has previously been considered legitimate...
  • Law and Economics
    This course is an introduction to the methodology and literature of the economic analysis of...
  • Law and Economics Workshop
    The UCLA Law and Economics Workshop is an interdisciplinary workshop attended by students...
  • Law and Literature
    From ancient times, law, justice, government, and responsibility have been major...
  • Law and Neuroscience
    The law is fundamentally concerned with human behavior, and every behavior is enabled by a...
  • Law and Popular Culture
    This seminar focuses on the interface between two important subjects: law and popular...
  • Law and Sexuality
    This course explores the ways in which law constructs and regulates sexuality. ...
  • Law and Terrorism
    This course will provide a systematic study of the legal definition and responses to...
  • Law and Your Life
    Students explore the practice of law from the perspective of their personal approach to...
  • Law of Advertising & the 1st Amendment
    This course will examine the current state of regulation and litigation surrounding...
  • Lawyer as Peacemaker
    This course will examine cutting edge developments, lawyering roles, and practice skills that...
  • Lawyering Skills Writing Advisor Seminar
    This seminar is required for all writing advisors in the Lawyering Skills Program and is open...
  • Lawyering Skills: Theory and Practice
    Lawyering Skills is the students’ foundational clinical course and focuses on...
  • Leadership and the Law
    This course will help prepare students for responsible leadership and service in the many...
  • Legal Analysis
    This Workshop aims to deepen and sharpen students’ capacity to produce high-quality legal...
  • Legal Ethics in Practice
    This course provides an overview of the legal profession, including the business, culture, and...
  • Legal Philosophy
    This course will provide an introduction to some central issues in the philosophy of law. The...
  • Legal Philosophy--Feminist Contributions
    The seminar examines traditional legal theory from a feminist perspective and explores...
  • Legal Research, Writing and Analysis for LLMs
    This 2-unit course will satisfy the Revised New York Court of Appeals Rule 520.6 (as amended...
  • Legal Theory Workshop
    The Legal Theory Workshop brings leading scholars from around the world to discuss their...
  • Legislation and Regulation
    Many of the rules that govern the modern legal order come from statutes enacted by...
  • Lifecycle of a Corporation
    This course will introduce students to typical corporate transactions, providing students...
  • Mediation
    Mediation is a central aspect  of lawyers' work in many contexts, including litigation,...
  • Merger and Acquisition Transactions
    This course leads students through an in-depth analysis of the M&A process and the...
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
    This is a survey course that examines the basic legal aspects of corporate mergers and...
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
    This seminar allows students to write a seminar paper on a topic of their choice, subject...
  • Modes of Legal Inquiry
    "Modes of Legal Inquiry" is a collection of electives:  one-credit courses, offered on a...
  • Motion Picture Distribution
    This course will provide an intensive introduction to the sequential distribution of theatrical...
  • Motion Picture Financing
    The course presents, from the practitioner's standpoint, key legal and business issues...
  • Music Industry Law
    This course provides a comprehensive overview of the music business and is designed to...
  • National Security Law
    This course is an introductory examination of U.S. national security law. We will study...
  • Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Workshop
    Students will participate in a workshop series in which scholars from UCLA and other...
  • Negotiation Theory & Practice (J-Term)
    Nearly all lawyers, in both litigation and transactional practices, negotiate on a regular...
  • News Media Law in the Digital Age
    This course will cover a wide spectrum of legal issues relating to modern news media, including...
  • Nonprofit Law Clinic: Advanced Research and Drafting
    This course provides an intensive skill-building experience in legal research and drafting of...
  • Ocean and Coastal Law and Policy
    More than half of the U.S. population lives near a coast, and we rely on coasts and oceans...
  • Patent Clinic
    The Patent and Trademark Clinics at UCLA School of Law teach students how to file...
  • Patent Intensive
    This seminar is designed to allow students to delve deeply into current issues and...
  • Patent Law
    This is an introductory course in patent law and patent strategy. Although the readings...
  • Perspectives on Law and Lawyering
    These seminars are designed to give students the chance to discuss engaging texts...
  • Philosophy of Punishment
    The seminar will focus on what (if anything) makes it morally permissible for the state to...
  • Plea Bargaining
    The vast majority of criminal and juvenile cases—90 to 95 percent—are resolved through plea...
  • Political Asylum
    This seminar will introduce students to international refugee law and U.S. asylum law. Some...
  • Political Asylum and Refugee Law
    This course will introduce students to international refugee law and U.S. asylum law. Some...
  • Political Crimes and Legal Systems
    What is a political crime?  Is there a meaningful distinction between a political as...
  • Political Theory of the Founders
    This course will examine the important trends in European political and constitutional theory...
  • Politics, Policy and Congress: 40 Years as a U.S. Representative
    This course provides a unique opportunity to learn about the legislative process and...
  • Poverty, Human Rights, and Development
    This course uses a multidisciplinary lens to explore the linkages between global poverty,...
  • Practicum
    Practicums link substantive law courses with practice experience.  They combine...
  • Practicum
    Practicums link substantive law courses with practice experience.  They combine...
  • Pretrial Civil Litigation
    This course is designed for students who will be doing civil litigation. The course provides...
  • Pretrial Criminal Litigation
    This course is designed for students with an interest in the practice of criminal law. ...
  • Prison Law and Policy
    Courses in criminal law tend to focus on the “front end” of the criminal justice...
  • Problem Solving in the Public Interest
    This seminar focuses on public interest lawyering through a close analysis of case studies...
  • Professional Responsibility
    This course satisfies the Professional Responsibility Requirement and deals with...
  • Property
    An analysis of property as a social institution and particularly of the dynamics of the...
  • Property Theory
    The readings of this seminar cover some of the major theories of property, both positive...
  • Prospects for International Justice
    The course will provide students, from the perspective of one who has been deeply...
  • Public Health Law and Policy
    This course is an introduction to public health law and policy in the United States. We will...
  • Public International Law
    This course examines the legal rules and institutions that govern and influence world...
  • Public Natural Resources Law and Policy
    This course examines the laws that address the legal status and management of public lands...
  • Quantitative Methods in the Courtroom
    To a growing degree, the sophisticated practice of law requires a familiarity with...
  • Race Conscious Remedies
    This seminar will focus on race-conscious remedies designed to ameliorate race...
  • Race, Law and Representation
    This seminar will explore the manner in which the relationship between race, racism and the...
  • Real Estate Finance
    This is a concentrated study of the law governing the financing of land transactions from...
  • Real Estate Law Clinic: Affordable Housing
    The Real Estate Law Clinic offers students practical, hands-on training and experience...
  • Rebellious Lawyering
    This Seminar will immerse students in “rebellious lawyering” – the name given both to a...
  • Reentry, Work and Race
    This course surveys the emerging field of Reentry Law with a focus on the profound labor...
  • Re-entry, Work and Race
    This seminar surveys emerging legal and policy responses to the profound labor market...
  • Regulation of the Business Firm: Theory and Practice
    This seminar examines the theoretical underpinnings of several major types of regulation, as...
  • Regulatory Lawyering
    Legal practice in the modern world requires the ability to deal with complex regulatory...
  • Religious Legal Systems: Jewish Law
    This course introduces students to Jewish law, beginning with biblical law and continuing...
  • Religious Liberty
    Our Constitution does not include a single reference to God, yet devotes more attention to...
  • Remedies
    This course is a survey of the law of remedies. It considers the central remedies of modern...
  • Reproduction, Medical Ethics, and the Law
    In this seminar, we will explore issues in medical ethics and law that are nearly always in the...
  • Rights to Food and Global Food Justice
    This course will give a general overview on the international right to food, and will provide...
  • Secured Transactions
    Debt is pervasive in the American economy. Security interests, mortgages, and liens are the...
  • Securities Regulation
    This course offers a challenging introduction to the federal securities laws, covering the...
  • Sentencing Advocacy Clinic
    Sentencing advocacy is central to the work of criminal defense lawyers. In the federal...
  • Sexual Orientation Workshop
    This course examines and evaluates recent scholarship in the field of sexual orientation and...
  • Sexual Orientation Workshop
    This course examines and evaluates recent scholarship in the field of sexual orientation and...
  • Social Enterprise
    This course will build on the antipoverty, civil rights, community economic development, and...
  • Sports and the Law
    This course will cover legal issues pertaining to both professional and amateur team...
  • Sports Law Simulation
    This course will provide experiential opportunities for students interested in practicing in...
  • State and Local Taxation
    According to the Wall Street Journal, "it has become evident in recent years that the...
  • State Appellate Practice
    Students will work directly for an individual justice of the California Court of Appeal in the...
  • Statutory Interpretation
    Statutory interpretation is a pervasive ​activity for most lawyers, yet practice does not...
  • Street Law--American Legal Education
    Students teach law-related topics in local public high schools and participate in weekly...
  • Suing the Police
    This two-credit January-Term course offers an overview of key doctrines (including municipal...
  • Supreme Court Clinic
    In this course students work on real cases before the United States Supreme Court, while...
  • Supreme Court Simulation
    This course will offer students the chance to simulate oral argument and decision-making in...
  • Sustainable Agriculture Law
    Farming has dramatic environmental impacts including air and water pollution, soil erosion, and...
  • Tax - Exempt Organizations
    The nonprofit, tax-exempt sector is a vibrant part of our economy and our society’s...
  • Tax Aspects of Mergers & Acquisitions
    This course surveys the taxation and structuring aspects of corporate and partnership...
  • Tax Practice
    The goal of this course is to train students in a number of skills fundamental to the...
  • Taxation and Development
    This seminar examines how tax regimes can influence a country’s economic development....
  • Taxation of Business Enterprises
    This course introduces students to the federal income taxation of corporations,...
  • Telecommunications Regulation
    This course introduces the regulatory regime that governs the broadcast radio, broadcast...
  • Television Law
    This course reflects an integrated approach to the television industry, and the role of...
  • The 8th Amendment Punishments Clause
    The 8th Amendment’s cruel and unusual punishment clause is the constitutional...
  • The Entrepreneurial State
    This seminar examines the increasing powerful theory and practice of "running government...
  • The Supreme Court of the United States
    This is a course on the Supreme Court of the United States, with a special emphasis on...
  • The Trafficking in Human Beings: Law and Policy
    The course will provide an overview of the broad range of legal issues related to the...
  • Theories of International Law
    This course is intended for those interested in sophisticated international legal...
  • Topics in American Constitutional History
    The purposes of this seminar are several. First, it seeks to provide a deeper, more...
  • Topics in California Environmental Law
    This course will provide an intensive look at California’s approaches to several areas of...
  • Topics in Corporate Governance
    It is widely believed that failures in corporate governance – the institutional structures,...
  • Topics in Post-Conviction Law & Policy
    Courses in criminal law tend to focus on the “front end” of the criminal justice...
  • Torts
    This course focuses on personal injury law, as it has developed within the Anglo-American...
  • Trademark Clinic
    The Patent and Trademark Clinics at UCLA School of Law teach students how to file...
  • Trademark Law
    This course is a two-credit introduction to U.S. trademark and unfair competition law. It...
  • Transactional Skills
    This course focuses on the development of a suite of skills used by lawyers in connection...
  • Transactional Skills: Lifecycle of a Business
    This course is designed to teach students the requisite skills to:· Analyze, structure and...
  • Transition to Small and Mid-Sized Practice
    Most lawyers will work, at some point in their careers, in a small or medium-sized law firm. For...
  • Trial Advocacy
    Third year students have priority for enrollment in this course. This course will be graded...
  • Tribal Legal Development Clinic
    Students in this clinic provide legal assistance to Native nations.  Clinic projects...
  • Tribal Legal Systems
    Students in this seminar will study the traditional and contemporary legal systems of Native...
  • U.S. International Taxation
    This class explores current important issues related to taxation in a global economy. The...
  • UCLA Colloquium on Tax Policy and Public Finance
    Tax policy is at the heart of many of the most important public policy issues that we face...
  • Venture Capital and the Start-Up Company
    We will examine the nature and structure of, and the multidisciplinary legal rules relevant to,...
  • Veterans Benefits Legal Clinic
    In this clinic students will gain hands-on client experience by working directly with veterans...
  • Water Law
    Water law presents a unique mix of federal and state regulatory regimes over a resource...
  • What Drives Innovation
    This seminar canvasses a range of issues and views regarding how to structure innovation...
  • Wills and Trusts
    This course surveys the law of wills and trusts. Topics include: interstate succession, wills...
  • Women and the Law
    This course examines the legal and social status of women in modern American society, law...
  • Workers Rights Litigation Clinic
    This clinic will focus on developing core trial skills in the context of representing low-wage...
  • Youth & Justice Clinic
    Note:  Law 750 is a live client clinical course. An application is required for...