UC Hastings offers three degree programs taught by a world-class faculty with core strengths in public interest law, international law, and law and science.
The UC Hastings academic experience is a world-opening, hands-on immersion in the living law. The three-year J.D. program is taught by some of the most experienced professors in American legal education and, along with many Hastings students, they are passionate advocates for social justice and engaged global citizens. The result is an intellectual community that is as diverse and distinct as San Francisco.
Students choose UC Hastings College of the Law because they want a legal education that reflects their values and goals. It is an education that is:
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University of California Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco is redefining legal education through our experiential, interdisciplinary, and international approach to the law. We integrate rigorous academics with hands-on practice, preparing our graduates to tackle the legal challenges—and leverage the opportunities—of the 21st century.
UC Hastings. Made in San Francisco. Ready for the World.