Celebrating UCLA Law's Class of 2021

At UCLA Law's 70th commencement we recognize the accomplishments of our newest alumni.

The 2021 virtual commencement ceremony will stream online on Friday, May 21, at 3 p.m. (PT).

U.S. Representative Ted Lieu to deliver keynote address at commencement.

Ted LieuRep. Lieu is the congressman who represents UCLA and surrounding neighborhoods in Washington, and he has visited UCLA and the law school several times since his election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2014. He is admired as one of the staunchest advocates for civil rights, the environment, and issues surrounding technology, among many other things.

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Other speakers during the online commencement program will include UCLA Law Dean Jennifer L. Mnookin, Professor of the Year honoree Jennifer Chacón, J.D. graduate Jazmine Buckley, LL.M. graduate Hala Khalil, and M.L.S. graduate Miranda Wilcox. Graduating J.D. student Ryann Garcia will offer the land acknowledgement. UCLA Law’s musical group LawCappella is slated to sing the national anthem.


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Past Commencement Videos

  • 2020

    UCLA Law's virtual 2020 commencement.

  • 2019

    Commencement address by Jessie Kornberg '07, President and CEO of Bet Tzedek Legal Services.

  • 2018

    Commencement address from Gene D. Block, Chancellor of the University of California, Los Angeles.

  • 2017

    Commencement address by The Honorable Paul J. Watford, Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

  • 2016

    Commencement address by The Honorable Goodwin H. Liu, Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court.

  • 2015

    Commencement address by Martine Rothblatt, ’81, Ph.D., J.D., M.B.A., Co-CEO of United Therapeutics Corporation.

  • 2014

    Commencement address by The Honorable John Paul Stevens, Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court (Ret.).

  • 2013

    Commencement address by Hilda L. Solis, Former United States Secretary of Labor.

  • 2012

    Commencement address by Chai Feldblum, Commissioner of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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