Colleges of Law Blog

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“We get the leaders that we deserve.”

Colleges of Law Executive Director Matt Nehmer, Ph.D., reflects on the value of leadership following a multi-disciplinary short-term study abroad experience in South Africa.
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Identity in Context: Examining South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Rod Tuazon is a real estate broker in California and holds a J.D. from the Colleges of Law, an M.B.A. from Regis University, and a

The Long Arc of Legal Justice

The Santa Barbara & Ventura Colleges of Law is writing a new chapter in legal history that has been millennia in the making.
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Trump immigration policies may interfere with human trafficking prosecution

Human trafficking is a growing epidemic in our country and foreign nationals are particularly susceptible to becoming victims.
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Law Defined: Different Fields of Law Explained

Learn more about the different specialty fields of law that may help focus your career.

COL to host Prop. 10 debate in Ventura

Prop. 10 seeks to ease the pressures of the ongoing California housing crisis, and The Santa Barbara & Ventura Colleges of Law will host a
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Finding a sense of purpose in family law

Alumna Guneet Kaur, Esq., balances legal savvy with emotional intelligence to build a successful law practice.
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How Lawyers Can Help Human Trafficking Victims

Federal and state laws exist to hold traffickers accountable and, perhaps more importantly, to provide victims support.
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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.