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          "Look at the view I get every morning."

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

          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. 

          Snapshots from Orientation

          Candids of students, faculty, and staff at Orientation.

          You have empowered women, children, minorities, the physically and mentally challenged, the homeless, the elderly and the disadvantaged.

          You understand the law through your own personal experiences. You have worked for the courts, district attorney’s offices, public defender’s offices, and state prisons. You are beneficiaries of the Dream Act. You have personally overcome challenges and found support through your mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, and children who you credit are the reason you are here today.

          Read the full speech, "You Are the Class of 2016," delivered at Class of 2016 Orientation by Rupa Bhandari, Director of Student Services. 

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