Academics, Scholarship & Curriculum
See descriptions of all courses offered at the law school in the Course Catalog.
Each of our professors has distinct experience and expertise, allowing the law school to offer more than 100 courses and seminars in specialized areas of law. Our faculty not only teaches the law, but the intellectual tools and skills necessary to a successful legal career. Great emphasis is placed upon gaining experience in analyzing cases, statutes, and other legal materials, and in synthesizing from these materials general notions of the structure and operation of the legal system.
A Specialized Degree
J.D. students may elect to specialize in one of seven subject areas after their first year.
Students may develop a program leading to a J.D. and master's degree in any of 100 disciplines of the UW Graduate School.
The most popular concurrent degrees are...
- Law and public affairs
- Law and business
- Law and international studies
Concurrent Degree Program.