Founded by Professors Richard Boswell and Karen Musalo in 1999, the Hastings-to-Haiti partnership links the UC Hastings community to the Ecole Superiure de Droit de Jérémie (ESCRODJ) in the small rural town of Jérémie, about 180 miles west of Port au Prince.
“I read a few articles and blogs commenting that Twitter should be held liable for facilitating the attacks... While they were only talking about civil liability, I began to think about whether it would be feasible.”
“Having a national body recognize my writing validates the possibility that I might have something useful to add about the role of the judiciary in governance. It adds one more hatch mark under my internal category of ‘Going to Law School was a Good Idea.’” - Jodie Allison Smith ‘14
UC Hastings College of the Law was founded in 1878 as the first law department of the University of California. We are located in San Francisco’s Civic Center—steps from City Hall, the State and Federal Buildings, the State Supreme, Superior and Appellate Courts, as well as the United States District Court and Court of Appeals.