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UCLA School of Law

Los Angeles, CA
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71 Dodd Hall

Box 951445

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1445

United States

Phone: 310-825-2080

Fax: 310-206-7227


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Degrees / Programs
Academic Experience Rating: 96
Specializations: Constitutional , Corporation Securities , Criminal , Environmental , Human Rights , International , Labor , Legal Philosophy , Property , Taxation , Intellectual Property
Degrees Offered: In addition to the J.D. degree, we offer a nine-month Master of Laws (LL.M.) Program for domestic and foreign students seeking a year of advanced legal studies. Specializations are available in Entertainment, Media, and Intellectual Property Law, International and Comparative Law, Critical Race Studies, Public Interest Law, Law and Sexuality, and four separate business-related tracks: Bankruptcy, Business Law, Securities Regulation, Tax. With the approval of the Graduate Studies Committee, students may also design their own specializations. We also offer the Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) degree program. This is a highly selective program open only to applicants who possess a distinguished prior academic record in law, show promise of outstanding scholarship, and demonstrate a high potential for completing a scholarly dissertation of required quality. Applicants must hold a J.D. degree or foreign equivalent and an LL.M. degree (or be enrolled in a program leading to an LL.M. degree).
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: J.D./M.A. (African American Studies), J.D./M.A. (American Indian Studies), J.D./M.B.A, J.D./Ph.D. (Philosophy), J.D./M.P.H, J.D./M.P.P. ( Public Policy), JD/M.S.W. (Social Welfare), and J.D./M.U.R.P. (Urban and Regional Planning). Students may also create a tailored program by undertaking work from multiple disciplines within UCLA & apply to the JD program; or students may design a joint program with another school with administrative approval.
Participation in Clinical Program: No
Moot Court Requirement: No
Public Interest Law Requirement: No
Legal Research Course Required: Yes
Part-Time Program: No
Evening Program: No
Academic Journals: Law Review Chicano/a - Latino/a Law Review Journal of Law & Technology Entertainment Law Review The Dukeminier Awards Journal of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law National Black Law Journal Women’s Law Journal Journal of International Law & Foreign Affairs Asian Pacific American Law Journal Pacific Basin Law Journal Journal of Environmental Law & Policy Journal of Islamic and Near Eastern Law
Grading System: Our Law School's grading system uses a letter grading scale ranging from A+ to F.
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Faculty Total: 205
Part-time Faculty: 39%
Female Faculty: 35.6%
Minority Faculty: 16.1%
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Academic Services Offered
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Women Support Groups: Yes
International Student Support Groups: Yes
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
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