About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 115-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
Learn about our rigorous and interdisciplinary curriculum, our invaluable experiential learning opportunities, and the breadth and depth of our specialized areas of concentration and certificate offerings.
- Student Life
Participate in an unparalleled learning experience with diversity of people and thought. Get involved in the law school community and participate in activities that enhance your studies.
We work closely with students, graduates and employers to support successful career goals and outcomes. Our overall placement rate is consistently strong, with 94 percent of our JD class employed within 10 months after graduation.
Our faculty is distinguished for its scholarship, as well as for its commitment to teaching. Our 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio creates an intimate and collegial learning environment.
- Alumni and Giving
Alumni and Giving
The global Trojan network of more than 10,000 law alumni and donors include recognized leaders in numerous fields who are deeply committed to supporting student and law school success.
CLEO Workshops 2004-2005
Center for Law and Social Science (CLASS)
- CENTER FOR LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCE (CLASS)
- CLASS WORKSHOPS
- CLEO WORKSHOPS
- WORKING PAPER SERIES
- MAILING LIST
- August 30 - Linda Cohen (University of California, Irvine), Topic: "Patented Drugs, Generic Alternatives and Intellectual Property Regimes in the Developing Countries"
- September 13 - John McMillan (University of Stanford, GSB), Topic: "How to Subvert Democracy: Montesinos in Peru," with Pablo Zoido
- September 27 - Kathryn Zeiler (Georgetown University Law Center), Topic: "Common Law Disclosure Duties and the Sin of Omission: Testing the Meta-theories," (joint with Kimberly Krawiec)
- October 11 - Judith Chevalier (Yale University), Joint with FBE Applied Economics Workshop, Topic: "How Do Consumers Make Durable Goods Purchase Decisions?"
- October 25 - Edward Iacobucci (University of Toronto), Topic: "Revisiting the Law and Economics of Franchise Tying Contract"
- November 8 - Kathryn Shaw (Stanford University, Graduate School of Business), Joint with FBE Applied Economics Workshop, Topic: "Connective Capital: Building Problem-solving Capacity Within Firms"
- November 12 (Friday) - Marcel Boyer (University of Montreal), Joint with Economic Theory, Topic: "Real Options, Preemption, and the Dynamics of Industry Investments", with Pierre Lasserre, Thomas Mariotti and Michel Moreaux., Location: Kaprielian Hall, Room 319, Time: 12:00 - 1:20
- November 22 - Ronen Avraham (Northwestern University), Topic: "Incomplete Contracts with Asymmetric Information: Exclusive v. Optional Remedies"
- December 6 - Peter Huang (University of Minnesota Law School), Topic: "The Unexpected Value of Litigation: A Real Options Model of Litigation", with Joe Grundfest
- January 31 - Suzanne Scotchmer (University of California, Berkeley), Topic: "Digital Rights Management the Pricing of Digital Products" with Yooki Park
- February 14 - Katharina Pistor (Columbia Law School), Topic: "Enforcement Failure under Incomplete Law: Theory and Evidence from Financial Market Regulation."
- February 23 - Armin Falk (University of Bonn, Germany), Joint with Economic Theory, Topic: "Trust and the City", tba, Room
- February 28 - Gillian Hadfield, (USC Law School), Topic: "The Many Legal Institutions that Support Contractual Commitments"
- March 7 - Albert Yoon (Northwestern University), Topic: "Offer-of-Judgment Rules and Civil Litigation: An Empirical Study of Insurance-Based Disputes"
- March 28 - Avner Grief (Stanford University), Topic: "Commitment, Coercion, and Markets: The Nature and Dynamics of Institutions Supporting Exchange"
- April 11 - Michelle White (University of California, San Diego), Topic: "A General Model of Personal Bankruptcy: Insurance, Work Effort, Opportunism and the Efficiency of the 'Fresh Start'"
- April 25 - Brett McDonnell (University of Minnesota Law School), Topic: "Delaware, Federalism, and the Expertise-Bias Tradeoff."
- April 29 - Oliver Hart (Harvard University, Dept. of Economic), Joint with FBE Applied Economics and Economic Theory Workshops, Topic:Agreeing Now to Agree Later: Contracts that Rule Out but do not Rule In"
- May 9 - Mark Lemley (Stanford University), Topic: "Probabilistic Patents"
A Memorable 2017
December 20, 2017
With 2018 approaching, we look back at our exceptional year
Ready for Whatever Comes His Way
December 18, 2017
Top music lawyer Jason Karlov (JD 1995) takes holistic approach representing iconic talent
Largest Named Scholarship Established by a Law Firm at USC Gould
December 15, 2017
Generous $500,000 gift honors Phillip R. Nicholson (JD 1961)