Welcome to California Western School of Law and congratulations on choosing to pursue a legal graduate education for the 21st Century. The law and the world are rapidly changing. California Western School of Law is perfectly situated, intellectually and geographically, to move its students toward a global community. Students are attracted to California Western School of Law because of its faculty of talented scholars and dedicated teachers; its comprehensive law library containing an outstanding collection of international, foreign, and comparative law books and journals; and course offerings ranging from trial advocacy and alternative dispute resolution, to telecommunications law and biotechnology law. Geographically, California Western is located in downtown San Diego, close to the legal heart of San Diego, its law offices, state and federal courts, and government offices. Its close proximity to Mexico and its inclusion as part of the Pacific Rim makes it the ideal setting to appreciate the issues of the global community.