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Breaking down the ‘Lawyering Skills’ tracks in our new hybrid J.D. program

The addition of Lawyering Skills tracks is a unique concept that aids in developing the necessary skills new attorneys will need after graduating.
Santa Barbara College of Law
Blog, News

Graduates of the Santa Barbara & Ventura Colleges of Law form new Alumni Council

For the first time in its near 50-year history, The Santa Barbara & Ventura Colleges of Law (COL) has a joint Alumni Council to support
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Why Colleges of Law doesn’t require the LSAT

No type of standardized test, including the LSAT, can predict who will become a skilled, competent, and ethical attorney.
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How to Get a J.D. Degree in California

So you’re ready to go to law school? Use these tips when considering what you’ll need to get a J.D. degree in California and begin
Hybrid J.D.

4 ways the hybrid J.D. changes how you go to law school

For those who want to go to law school in California, the innovative Hybrid J.D. program addresses many longstanding critiques of legal education while making

Will ending gerrymandering help end hyper-partisan politics?

Members of Congress or the courts must act to end partisan gerrymandering. It undermines our democracy, diminishes the voice of moderate voters, and contributes to
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Blog, Study Abroad

COL explores ‘Identity in Context’ study abroad course and trek to South Africa

TCS International (TCS) brings together five universities—The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, The Santa Barbara & Ventura Colleges of Law, Pacific Oaks College, Dallas Nursing
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Blog, Government

Trump vs. California on Immigration

Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown said that the Trump administration’s actions against the state’s immigration policies means that Trump is “going to war.” We look at

How one small California law school is reinventing legal education

Colleges of Law is poised to transform what it means to go to law school with the launch of a groundbreaking Hybrid J.D. Program. Dean