• Prof. Goodwin and Rev. Jesse Jackson at Ebola & civil rights forum

    Biotechnology & Global Health Policy Center

    The new center serves as a reference point for research, policy development and advocacy concerning science, biotechnology, bioethics and healthcare in the U.S. and abroad. Prof. Michele Goodwin is the director. Details >
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    Want to be a member of the Class of 2018? Apply now for Fall 2015 admission. Applications accepted through March 31, 2015. There is no application fee. Full details >

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    Faculty Ranked 7th in the Nation

    Recruited from prestigious schools, our faculty are regularly sought for their expertise and leadership in various areas of law. Pictured: Prof. Mario Barnes. Read more >
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    We Are UCI Law: Class of 2014

    Class of 2014 graduates were officially sworn in as lawyers at the annual UCI Law Swearing-In ceremony on Dec. 7. The graduates also reflected on their experiences at UCI Law in a video at their Commencement earlier this year. View video >

Public ServiceView all

Kellye Ng-McCullough elected Regional Director of NAPALSA

This 2L just started her one-year term as Regional Director of the Pacific South Region of the National Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (NAPALSA), effective Feb. 1. As Regional Director, she is responsible for communicating and coordinating with chapters in Southern California, Nevada, New Mexico and Arizona, and helping NAPALSA prepare for participation in the White House Summit on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in May 2015. She will also help plan the 2015 NAPABA/NAPALSA Convention that will take place this November in New Orleans. Read more >

Faculty ScholarshipView all

Mario L. Barnes and Seth Davis

Prof. Barnes and Prof. Davis have won Association of American Law Schools 2015 awards for excellence in legal education. Prof. Barnes won the Clyde Ferguson Award, the highest honor given by the AALS Section on Minority Groups to senior faculty members, and Prof. Davis won the Section on Federal Courts Best Article Award for his 2014 Columbia Law Review piece, “Implied Public Rights of Action.” They will be recognized at the AALS Annual Meeting Jan. 2-5, 2015, in Washington, D.C. The 2015 honorees “represent the very best of our academic community … their commitment to our students and excellence in our profession is rightly celebrated by these section awards,” AALS President Daniel B. Rodriguez said in a statement. Read more >

CommunityView all

Christyn Richardson elected Western Regional Chair of NBLSA

This 2L was recently voted to the leadership role of Western Regional Chair of the National Black Law Students Association, effective April 1. She will coordinate the business and activities of over 35 chapters across eight states and will present ideas and propose directions for the region. Until then, she will complete her year as Sub-Regional Director and continue her work as current co-chair of BLSA at UC Irvine. She is also active in pro bono work and is the reigning Miss Black California USA and will represent the state in the Miss Black USA competition in Washington, D.C. in August. Read more >

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