There are many reasons to work toward a JD degree. You can shape future laws, provide legal services to under-served communities, or advise individual and/or corporate clients. A JD degree can also be a stepping stone to politics, real estate, entrepreneurship or business leadership. Attending law school today provides flexibility to choose from many prestigious careers tomorrow.
Our faculty members enjoy national reputations in many areas, including administrative law, children's advocacy, civil rights, commercial law, constitutional law, criminal law, international and comparative law, professional ethics, public interest law, tax law, and interdisciplinary studies, including law and economics, and law and philosophy. Hear them talk about the work that they do, and why they do it.
Sponsored by the University of San Diego School of Law Alumni Association Board of Directors, the Distinguished Alumni Award is the school's highest honor bestowed upon alumni.
The award is presented to law school alumni who have distinguished themselves in the legal field or other chosen profession at an exemplary level and who embody the high ethical standards and commitment to community service USD School of Law seeks to instill in its graduates.
The University of San Diego School of Law presents the First Annual Climate & Energy Law Symposium, with the theme Federal Preemption or State Prerogative: California in the Face of National Climate Policy. The Symposium is co-sponsored by the Energy Policy Initiatives Center and the San Diego Journal of Climate and Energy Law. Scholarly articles written for the Symposium will be published in the Journal's inaugural issue.