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.

Law & Philosophy

Explore the philosophical underpinnings of legal ethics with leading cross-disciplinary scholars and teachers.

Entertainment Law

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

Critical Race Studies

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

Law & Economics

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

Health Law

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

Technology & the Law

UCLA Law offers opportunities for students to dive into the disruptive impact of technology on law and society.

Immigration Law

UCLA Law resides in a hub of immigration law and policy and offers innovative courses on a range of pressing issues.

Business & Tax Law

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

Intellectual Property

Why IP? Because IP law ensures that authors and inventors have the resources they need to dream big and change the world.

Environmental Law

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

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.

Constitutional & Public Law

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

Immigration

From Jalisco to a J.D., the UCLA Way

How Luis Perez ’10 came to California, became an attorney of impact for his fellow immigrants and secured permanent residency with vital help from the UCLA Law community.

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