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.
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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.
Working Paper Series
Center for Law and Social Science (CLASS)
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2010 CLEO Working Paper Series
C10-1 Edward D. Kleinbard, Tax Expenditure Framework Legislation.
C10-2 Lucian A. Bebchuk and Ehud Kamar, Bundling and Entrenchment.
C10-3 John G. Matsusaka and Richard L. Hasen, Aggressive Enforcement of the Single Subject Rule.
C10-4 Edward D. Kleinbard, The Congress Within the Congress: How Tax Expendigures Distort Our Budget and Our Political Process (forthcoming in 36 Ohio Northern Univ. L. Rev. 1 (2010)).
C10-5 Anthony Bertelli and Peter John, Performance Measurement as a Political Discipline Mechanism.
C10-6 Edward D. Kleinbard, An American Dual Income Tax: Nordic Precedents (forthcoming 5 Northwestern J. L. & Soc. Pol'y 41 (2010)).
C10-7 Gillian Hadfield, Law for a Flat World: Legal Infrastructure and the New Economy.
C10-8 Nina Walton, Delegated Monitoring: When Can Boards Rely on Outside Experts?
C10-9 Gregory C. Keating, Reasonableness and Rationality in Negligence Theory (48 Stanford L. Rev. 311 (1995-1996)).
C10-10 Jonathan M. Barnett, Intellectual Property as a Law of Organization.
C10-11 Gregory C. Keating, Is Tort a Remedial Institution?
C10-12 Nina Walton, On the Optimal Allocation of Power Between Shareholders and Managers.
C10-13 Edward Kleinbard, Constitutional Kreplach (Tax Notes, Aug. 16, 2010, pp. 755-762).
C10-14 George Lefcoe, Competing for the Next Hundred Million Americans: The Uses and Abuses of Tax Increment Financing (43 Urban Lawyer 427 (2011)).
C10-15 Jonathan M. Barnett, The Host's Dilemma: Strategic Forfeiture in Platform Markets for Informational Goods (forthcoming in Harvard L. Rev. 2010).
C10-16 Colin H. McCubbins and Mathew D. McCubbins, Proposition 13 and The California Fiscal Shell Game.
C10-17 Gillian K. Hadfield and Barry R. Weingast, What is Law? A Coordination Model of the Characteristics of Legal Order.
C10-18 Gillian K. Hadfield, Producing Law for Innovation (forthcoming in Kauffman Task Force for Law, Innovation and Growth, Rules for Growth (2011)).
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)