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Girls of color face harsher school discipline than white peers

Girls of color are disproportionately impacted by school discipline policies and excluded from current efforts to address the school-to-prison pipeline, according to a new report co-authored by two UCLA law professors.

UCLA Law to help prep new attorneys to serve clients of modest means

Grant will enable three schools to establish a pilot program to help new attorneys launch and develop viable law practices serving low- and modest-income clients.

Asylum clinic holds promise of a new life

Law students shoulder a heavy responsibility as they work for months to prepare a man from Africa for his one chance at being granted asylum

TV sports plays crimefighter role

Researchers connect televised games to notable drops in crime levels.

NYU’s Sujit Choudhry named new dean of Berkeley Law

Expert in comparative constitutional law will begin a five-year term on July 1.
driverless car

Who's at fault when a driverless car gets in an accident?

Engineer: We already have the laws we need for dealing with this inevitable situation.

Righting a legal wrong

Law students seek posthumous California Bar admission of Chinese lawyer who was denied license in 1890.

UC president to keynote Hastings Law commencement

President Napolitano will address the Class of 2014 of the university's original law department.

U.S. News ranks UC graduate schools among nation's best

Dozens of programs in business, education, engineering, law and medicine make magazine's annual rankings.

UCSC, UC Hastings offer accelerated law degree program

Students will receive BA and JD degrees in six years compared with the usual seven.