LAPD officers

Predictive policing test substantially reduces crime

Results of months-long project in Los Angeles suggest method could succeed in cities worldwide.

Japanese American draft resisters at Tule Lake camp

Center shatters myth of 'quiet' Japanese Americans imprisoned in camps

Asian American Studies Center project collects evidence of resistance during the war years.

newlywed men hold hands

Williams Institute research played role in same-sex marriage decision

U.S. Supreme Court cites research by senior researcher.
Valerie Jenness

How the law works for law breakers

Book co-authored by social ecology dean sheds light on the inmate grievance process in California.
social security card

Rethinking the idea of Social Security numbers

Cyberattacks have raised questions about the use of Social Security numbers as universal identifiers. If we can't stop using them, what else can people do to fend off identity thieves?
David Tierney, Sonia Gutierrez and unidentified veteran

Law students help create class that aids homeless veterans

Veterans Benefits Legal Clinic helps veterans navigate what can be a complex process to receive financial assistance.

California Supreme Court admits Chinese lawyer posthumously

After more than a century, Hong Yen Chang is admitted to the state bar, thanks to the efforts of UC Davis School of Law students.
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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