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California International Law Center

California International Law Center

UC Davis School of Law has a tradition of engagement in matters of global consequence. Continuing that tradition is the California International Law Center at King Hall. CILC (pronounced “silk”) fosters the work of faculty, students, and alumni in international, comparative, and transnational law, and in so doing CILC enhances California’s role as a global actor.

California Environmental Law and Policy Center

California Environmental Law & Policy Center

The California Environmental Law & Policy Center is a research and policy center located within UC Davis School of Law. Created in 2010, the Center is dedicated to cutting-edge environmental scholarship and academic initiatives, and committed to translating these efforts into effective and timely public policy.

Center for Science and Innovation Studies

Center for Science and Innovation Studies

The Center for Science and Innovation Studies engages the many dimensions of the process of technoscientific innovation -- from the design, articulation, and funding of research programs to the patenting and publication of their outcomes -- paying particular attention to innovation and knowledge transfer.
 Intellectual property is a central focus of CSIS, as are issues pertaining to bioprospecting and the access to and reward of traditional knowledge. 



The Aoki Center for Critical Race and Nation Studies

The Aoki Center for Critical Race and Nation Studies

The Aoki Center for Critical Race and Nation Studies is an initiative led by faculty and students at UC Davis School of Law to honor the life and work of the late Professor Keith Aoki. He contributed to scholarship in many fields, especially in critical theory, race, and immigration issues. The Aoki Center carries on Professor Aoki's legacy through faculty scholarship in these areas and by encouraging students to develop their interests in critical theory.