Areas of Focus

Pursue Your Passion for the Law in a Challenging and Collaborative Environment

UCLA Law offers leading academic programs of phenomenal depth and breadth, with leading scholars and programs on topics ranging from constitutional law to Critical Race Studies, from tax and business law to immigration, trial advocacy and technology and the law. Students are encouraged to dive deep into their areas of interest while branching out to explore other facets of the law. Students can earn specializations in seven different disciplines, join some of our 60-plus student organizations, participate in clinics through our pioneering Experiential Education Program and learn from top practitioners and faculty through our institutes, centers and programs.

Trial Advocacy

From competitions to a strong curriculum, we offer comprehensive training for students.

Public Interest Law & Policy

Our robust program provides the training and opportunities for students to become leaders in public service.

Law & Economics

Students learn to develop laws with the greatest possible efficiency and fairness across society.

Environmental Law

Our cutting-edge curriculum equips students to make a lasting difference in addressing environmental challenges.

Entertainment Law

UCLA Law is consistently recognized as the nation's premier school for entertainment and media law.

Criminal Justice

Students prepare for impactful careers through a rigorous curriculum that blends coursework with practical experiences.

Critical Race Studies

As the first program of its kind in the nation, we prepare students for impactful careers in racial justice advocacy.

Constitutional & Public Law

With renowned faculty, UCLA Law grounds students in the relationship between individuals and the U.S. government.

Health Law

From regulation of therapies to privacy of patients, healthcare law is one of the most dynamic areas of practice.

International Law

International legal authorities play an essential role in enforcing human rights in an increasingly connected world.

Indian Law

From addressing the public policy concerns for Native peoples to repatriation and cultural resource protection, Indian law covers a variety of legal subjects and processes.

Business & Tax Law

Offering trailblazing education in transactional law, entrepreneurship, and hands-on business law training.

Constitutional & Public Law

Professor Steers National Conversation on Corporate Rights

Leading constitutional law scholar Adam Winkler educates his students – and the public – on the emergence of corporate rights.

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