Law & Justice at UCLA

Explore the fundamentals of the US legal system and further understand various specialties of law. Deep dive the relationship between the law, enforcement and advocacy while learning how you as an individual can affect change.

Law and Justice program for teens in Los Angeles

Program Highlights

Introduction to the fundamentals of the U.S. legal system and overview of various specialties of law
Explore how existing laws are enforced (or not) and their equity and learn how you as an individual can affect change
Understand the relationship between the law, law enforcement and advocacy
Engage with professionals to learn about different career options from police officer to lawyer

Residential Price: $4,998 USD (+ supplemental fees)

Extended Commuter Price: $3,398 USD (+ supplemental fees)

Commuter Price: $2,798 USD (+ supplemental fees)


Session 1: June 26-July 8, 2022

Session 2: July 10-July 22, 2022


Los Angeles, CA


  • I learned a lot about law. Through this course, I have gained a lot of knowledge that has helped me understand the world better.

    Alexander P.

Course Overview

Ever wonder how laws are created, interpreted or enforced? What is the purpose of law in our society and is the law applied equitably to all? Explore the answers to these questions as well as understand the different roles and professions in the U.S. legal system.

Topics you'll explore

Hands-On Learning

Students will visit a both a police station and law firm in order to gain hands on learning and insight from professionals in the field.

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Career Exploration

Advancing the rule of law during the time of a global crisis has never been more important or potentially impactful. It is a pivotal time to identify, recognize and promote good practices, our students will have the opportunity to explore this globally important and extremely necessary field of work.

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