Colleges of Law Blog

Three benefits of a dual degree in law and psychology

Law intersects with a variety of different fields, but combining it with a psychology education could be particularly useful to advance your career.
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Blog, Crime, Master Legal Studies

Mental health justice in the criminal justice system

Adjunct faculty member Robert Sanger, Esq., believes that legal professionals should be trained to react to people with mental health issues with more understanding. This would have
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Blog, Jana Johnston, UCSB Law

Discovering Her Dream Job

With a mortgage, family commitments, and a full-time job, Jana Johnston knew if she wanted to chase her dream, she needed a local law school

A Small Step to Protect Animals in the Fight to End Animal Abuse

A 60-day comment window will be open until October 23, 2017, as the USDA considers changes to animal breeder licenses.

Debating Trump’s Travel Ban: United States’ Argument

ON OCTOBER 5, FOUR COLLEGES OF LAW STUDENTS WILL DEBATE TWO OF THE ISSUES SURROUNDING PRESIDENT TRUMP’S TRAVEL BAN. REPRESENTING THE UNITED STATES WILL BE

Debating Trump’s Travel Ban: Hawaii’s Argument

On October 5, four Colleges of Law students will debate two of the issues surrounding President Trump’s travel ban. Representing Hawaii will be Paul Sexton and
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Crime

Busting the Myth of Televised Crime Dramas

Authentic crime scene investigating is far from an “exact science.” We are all victims of television crime dramas. And, unfortunately, so is the criminal justice system. 
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Government

Baby Steps: Cuban Gay community sees slow, steady progress

The Cuban Constitution “prohibits and punishes any form of discrimination that is harmful to human dignity”—unless you’re gay.
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Environment

Why is California a Leader on Air Quality Issues?

Have you ever wondered why California is a leader on air quality issues? In anticipation of our May 16th public forum, “The Future of Environmental
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