UC Hastings Law, located in the heart of San Francisco, California, was established in 1878 as the first law department of the University of California system and remains a top-ranked law school in the United States. For more than 100 years, UC Hastings has educated prominent leaders in the judiciary and the bar, in government and business, and in education.
At UC Hastings, we pride ourselves on our comprehensive academic curriculum, and our innovative, hands-on clinical legal education offerings. UC Hastings is also home to several nationally acclaimed legal centers including the Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution; Center for Gender and Refugee Studies, Center for Business Law, Center for Tax Law, and the Center for WorkLife Law. Our cutting-edge programs, such as the Institute for Innovation Law and LexLab allow our students to take advantage of our key location in the center of the technology corridor of San Francisco and Silicon Valley.
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