Legally Speaking

          In conversation with UC Hastings Professor Joan C. Williams.

          UC Hastings Professor Joan Williams welcomes U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for a conversation that touches on a broad range of subjects, from opera to marriage to work/life balance, doctrinal questions, and cases from the 1970's to present, including the court's role in establishing individual rights and equal protection. 

          Life @UCHastings

          "Look at the view I get every morning."

          "This is my school. These are my friends." Video by Fatemeh Shahangia '12.

          UCHastings Spotlight

          The perfect opportunity.

          “I came to UC Hastings so I could learn to serve my community and the LfA Fellowship provided that learning opportunity for me--while also helping to fill the justice gap." Saron Tesfai '14 
          Friday, April 05, 2013

          “My UC Hastings Story” Student/Alumni Video Contest Returns!

          UC Hastings College of the Law is a law school like no other. Innovative. Experiential. Multidisciplinary. International. In the heart of San Francisco, just footsteps from the courts. But what really makes UC Hastings stand out is... YOU, our students and alumni! 

          Creative Brief:

          “My UC Hastings Story” -- Your challenge is to create a short video telling the world your “UC Hastings Story” with regards to one of the following ways in which UC Hastings is positively unique: 

          • Location
          • Student Life 
          • Academics 
          • International 

          ***We encourage your creative interpretation of these themes.*** 


          You may submit your entry anytime before midnight on May 31, 2013. See instructions for submitting below. 


          Open to any current UC Hastings students and Alumni. 


          • 1st Prize: Winning videos in each of the four categories above will receive $750 each.
          • Runners-up for each category will also get $250 each.


          All entries will be reviewed by a 7-person panel of judges including members of the UC Hastings faculty, staff, alumni, and student body. Scoring will be based on the following basic criteria:   

          1. 40% engaging storytelling
          2. 40% alignment with creative brief
          3. 10% originality
          4. 10% production quality

          How to submit: 

          Create your video and post it to YouTube. Entitle it “My UC Hastings Story.” Send the link to  


          All submissions may be used by UC Hastings for promotional purposes. 


          For questions, please email Alex A.G. Shapiro, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, at

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