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 2012-2013
Center for Law and Social Science (CLASS)
- CENTER FOR LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCE (CLASS)
- CLASS WORKSHOPS
- CLEO WORKSHOPS
- WORKING PAPER SERIES
- MAILING LIST
- September 10 - Albert Choi (University of Virginia Law School), Topic: "The Effect of Bargaining Power on Contract Design"
- September 24 - Ben Depoorter (University of California Hastings College of the Law), Topic: "Self-Enforcing Rights"
- October 8 - Jim Greiner (Harvard Law School), Topic: "How Effective Are Limited Legal Assistance Programs? A Randomized Experiment in a Massachusetts Housing Court "
- October 22 - Yair Listokin (Yale Law School), Topic: "Bounded and Absolute Institutional Structures"
- November 5 - Steven Davidoff (The Ohio State University), Topic: "Limits of Disclosure"
- November 12 - Dhammika Dharmapala (University of Illinois), Topic: "Freeze-outs Before Cross-Listings: An Analysis of the 'Mardi Gras' Strategy"
- November 19 - Daniel Chen (Duke University), Topic: "The Deterrent Effect of the Death Penalty? Evidence from British Commutations During World War I"
- December 3 - Anthony Niblett ( University of Toronto), Topic: "Outcomes and Precedents" (co-authored with Albert Yoon)
- January 28 - Anne Layne-Farrar (Charles River Associates), Topic: "Payments and Participation: The Incentives to Join Cooperative Standard Setting Efforts" (co-authored with Gerard Llobet)
- February 13 (Wednesday) - Claude Berrebi (Hebrew University & RAND Corporation), Topic: "Terrorism and the Labor Force: Evidence of an Effect on Female Labor Force Participation and the Labor Gender Gap."
- February 25 - Kimberly Clausing (Reed College), Topic: "The Future of Corporate Taxation"
- March 4 - Thomas Hazlett (George Mason University), Topic: "Exactitude in Defining Rights: Radio Spectrum and the 'Harmful Interference' Conundrum"
- March 11 - Peter Siegelman (University of Connecticut Law School), Topic: TBA
- April 8 - Stuart Graham (Georgia Institute of Technology), Topic: "Setting Patent Fees"
- April 22 - Mark Phillips (USC Sol Price School of Public Policy), Topic: "Tax Holidays: An Excess Burden Loser?"
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)