Joanna C. Schwartz

Joanna C. Schwartz

Professor of Law
B.A. Brown University, 1994
J.D. Yale, 2000
UCLA Faculty Since 2006

J. Schwartz

This is a course about the processes that courts follow in deciding disputes in noncriminal cases. It deals with the way in which conflicts are framed for courts, the stages through which litigation...

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J. Schwartz

This seminar is a non-credit first-year course required of all students in The David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy. Through readings, guest speakers, and class discussion,...

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J. Schwartz

This seminar focuses on public interest lawyering through a close analysis of case studies and the discussion of recurring issues in public interest practice. In this course we explore social...

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J. Schwartz

This seminar offers an overview of remedies (including damages and injunctive relief), class action requirements and limitations, and key civil rights doctrines (including municipal liability,...

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B. Colgan / J. Schwartz

This course will examine five key moments in time in which policing and crime shaped the history of Los Angeles: the mob fights of the prohibition era; the Watts Riots of the 1960s; the beating of...

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J. Schwartz / A. Littman

The Civil Rights and Police Accountability Clinic pursues police reform through civil litigation. In the seminar, students will develop litigation skills including complaint drafting, litigation...

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J. Schwartz

UCLA School of Law offers externships in a variety of settings from government agencies to non-profit organizations. Currently, externship placements are limited to California, Seattle, Chicago, New...

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J. Schwartz

This two-credit course offers an overview of key doctrines (including municipal liability, qualified immunity, and supervisory liability), remedies (including damages and injunctive relief), and...

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