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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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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"Modes of Legal Inquiry" is a collection of electives: one-credit courses, offered on a pass/unsatisfactory/no credit basis. The Modes of Legal Inquiry will be taught in small, seminar-style classes...

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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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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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The civil rights and police accountability clinic prepares students to litigate police misconduct cases and appreciate the role of litigation in broader efforts to improve police accountability....

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Practicums link substantive law courses with practice experience. They combine doctrinal courses with either field placements (live-client practicums) or simulation-based clinical courses...

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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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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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