Eugene Volokh

Eugene Volokh

Gary T. Schwartz Distinguished Professor of Law
B.S. UCLA, 1983
J.D. UCLA, 1992
UCLA Law faculty since 1994

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This course covers selected topics in substantive criminal law: principles underlying the definition of crime such as the requirements of actus reus and mens rea and general doctrines such as...

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This course focuses on personal injury law, as it has developed within the Anglo-American legal tradition. In particular, the concept of negligence and the refinements of negligence law will be...

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There are many types of careers in law -- this class will introduce you to a range of those options. It will delve beyond what lawyers in different practice areas “do” and will also explore how...

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The lawyer’s art is persuasion. You are going to law school to learn to be better lawyers – which usually means better persuaders, whether persuaders of judges, arbitrators, mediators, juries,...

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The First Amendment, both the speech side and the religion side.Note: Many recent studies suggest that taking notes on paper leads to more effective learning than taking them on computer (partly...

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The ancient Romans are chiefly known in America for their conquests, their fierceness, and their (exaggerated) decadence. But they also had a sophisticated legal system that still deeply...

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This year-long seminar is designed for advanced law students who wish to develop and complete a full-length, high-quality legal article (or “comment”) of publishable quality in a collaborative...

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This Clinic files friend-of-the-court briefs on behalf of nonprofits (e.g., the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and more) in a wide range of First...

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Writing is one of the most important skills a lawyer can have, and editing is the key to good writing. This course will provide intensive practice with editing briefs, articles, memos, press release,...

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