Faculty Profiles

Kenneth Graham, Jr.

Kenneth W. Graham, Jr.

Professor of Law Emeritus
A.B. University of Michigan, 1957
J.D. University of Michigan, 1962
UCLA Faculty Since 1963

Kenneth W. Graham, Jr. is Professor of Law Emeritus at the UCLA School of Law.  His scholarship focuses on the law of evidence and he has published twelve volumes of Federal Practice and Procedure: Evidence (with Wright, 1978-2001). Professor Graham was a 1987 recipient of the UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award, and following retirement, he continued to teach two undergraduate classes: Evidence in Law, Science, History, and Journalism and Peace, Nonviolence, and the Law.

Professor Graham has been a visiting professor at the Universities of Michigan, Texas, and Southern California. He taught for many years at the National Judicial College in Reno, and he has also taught continuing legal education courses for UCLA Extension, the CEB, ALI-ABA, and the Oklahoma State Bar. He has worked in a large corporate law firm in Los Angeles and prosecuted cases in the office of the Ventura County District Attorney's office.  Additionally, Professor Graham has handled appeals in the U.S. Supreme Court, the California Supreme Court, and the California Court of Appeals. For twenty years, he also wrote and produced the annual Law School Musical, performed by students, staff, and faculty.