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It takes a different kind of lawyer to shape our world.

Look out for how law will be shaped in the 21st century. Look out for the next wave of lawyers. Look out for UC Hastings.

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UC Hastings // Next Wave // San Francisco

Learn more about how UC Hastings is preparing students to harness the power of the next wave, in Academics.

This is why we work for justice.

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This Is Why We Work For Justice

The UC Hastings seal carries the words fiat justitia: Let Justice Be Done. This motto is not a hollow promise; it is who we are and what we do. Learn more about how UC Hastings alumni work for justice, in Outcomes.

We've got spirit, how 'bout you?

After 140 years of teaching law and producing first-class legal scholarship, we began to wonder if perhaps we are just a little too focused. Maybe we should look a little more like other institutions…

Mascot Tryouts

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Mascot Tryouts: UC Hastings

Featuring Associate Dean for Research Scott Dodson: Geoffrey C. Hazard Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law; Author or editor of four books and more than 70 articles on procedure and jurisdiction; and Funky Chicken?

Coach Feldman

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Coach Feldman: UC Hastings

Featuring Lillian Hastings Distinguished Professor of Law Robin Feldman: Director of the Institute for Innovation Law; Author of Rethinking Patent Law (Harvard Press); Cited by White House, Congress, & Courts; and Collegiate Wrestling Coach?

Featured Events

Sep 18

Corporate Counsel Open House

This is a chance for students to become familiar with placement possibilities for the Spring 2020 Corporate Counsel Externship Program. You do not need to…

Dining Commons
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Sep 20

Public and Victim Participation in Criminal Justice in Japan: A Tenth Anniversary Symposium

One of the most prominent items of the justice system reform is public participation in the administration of criminal justice. There are two forms. One…

Alumni Reception Center (ARC)
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sep 26

“Diversity in Legal Thought and Practice” Speaker Series presents Alexander Chen

Alexander Chen is a nationally-recognized transgender civil rights attorney who is currently an Equal Justice Works Fellow (sponsored by and Baker McKenzie) at the…

Alumni Reception Center (ARC)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Oct 09

Pathway to the Bench – A Talk by Former UC Hastings Professor and State Court Judge Eumi Lee

Please join us for this lecture, followed by a reception/celebration in honor of Judge Eumi Lee.

Alumni Reception Center (ARC)
3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Notable & Quotable

“I believe in that old adage that ‘as goes California, so goes the country.'”
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, Class of  ’89