As part of UCLA Free Speech Week, a panel of lawyers and scholars debated the effects of free speech and examined who benefits and is harmed when limits are imposed.
As part of the JusticeCorps program, which UCLA helped form in 2004 with the L.A. Superior Court, students make sure clients know their rights, assist with forms and help with translations.
Since its founding, the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment has produced analytical research to shape public policy and public opinion on labor issues.
The government’s use of land regulations and zoning laws has acted as a de facto form of segregation that keeps lower-income people from moving into more affluent areas.
A new UCLA study examining child health in the context of asset poverty indicates that household wealth is linked more closely to health disparity than income or education level.
Law professor Noah Zatz argues that the sentencing concept of “working off debt” violates the 13th Amendment's prohibition against involuntary servitude and disproportionately punishes communities of color.
Measures put in place by the state have mitigated financial impacts that could be expected as costs passed along to electricity, natural gas and gasoline consumers.
A detailed examination of assets and debts by researchers from UCLA, Duke and The New School showed that some racial and ethnic minority populations are extremely vulnerable to even short-term financial disruptions.
Roy will serve as the inaugural director of the new UCLA Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy, which launches in February.
Why are working people falling behind? A leading UCLA researcher examines the causes of widening inequality.
Former Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Homeboy Industries’ Father Greg Boyle are among those who take part in the discussion.