Courses

Berkeley Law provides a rich curriculum consisting of courses in both traditional law school subject areas as well as in emerging, cutting-edge fields.

For a snapshot of the diversity of courses that have been offered at Berkeley Law, browse the subject categories in the right sidebar. Not every course will be offered in the future and course descriptions, content, and requirements are subject to change. The Schedule of Classes offers more specific information about current and next semester classes, including detailed descriptions and schedules. You can search for information about classes by instructor, course title or course number.

These courses feature a variety of classroom techniques, including:

  • the Socratic method;
  • formal lectures;
  • informal lectures and discussions with groups of 20 to 30 students;
  • seminar classes; and
  • skills and clinical classes where students have the opportunity to take on the role of lawyers either with real clients or in simulated settings.

Current Students

If you are an enrolled Berkeley Law student, go to the For Students portal page where you will find links to various course-related services, such as course updates, exams, teaching evaluations, grading, etc.

Faculty and Staff

Faculty and staff can find tools and information related to courses and teaching in the the For Faculty & Staff portal page, linked from the button on the top of every page. There you will find links to various course-related services, such as bSpace course webpage instructions, teaching evaluations, exams, grading, etc.