Letter from the Dean — September 2020

SCU Law Dean Anna Han

At Santa Clara Law, August always brings a new class to our community, and this year is no different. Although we are ending a summer that has been unlike any before—with a worldwide pandemic, a national awakening about racial justice, and hundreds of wildfires raging in California—we are also welcoming a diverse, talented, and committed class, ready to get to work learning the law.

New Facebook Legal Scholars Program Helps Diverse Students Navigate the First Year of Law School

In July, Facebook’s Head of Legal Operations and Santa Clara Law adjunct professor Akshay Verma JD ’06 collaborated with a team from Facebook and Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP to launch the Facebook Legal Scholars Program, a 2-day program for diverse incoming law students at Santa Clara Law, USF School of Law, and UC Hastings College of the Law.