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Susan Seager

Susan Seager

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA




Susan Seager is a sole practitioner providing legal review and opinion letters on documentaries, books, television productions, films, news stories and an independent contractor for law firms in media defense and First Amendment litigation. She teaches Intellectual Property at USC Gould School of Law, and has taught Mass Communication Law to undergraduate and graduate students at the USC Annenberg School for Journalism for over 15 years. Seager also serves as a part-time columnist for Law Newz, where she writes about the First Amendment, voter rights, immigration and other legal issues. In prior years, Seager was a vice president in the litigation team at Fox Entertainment Group for a decade, and before that she was an associate in the Media Law Practice group at Davis Write Tremaine LLP for seven years. Seager earned her BA degree from Stanford University and her JD degree from Yale Law School.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

U.S. News & World Report
August 14, 2017
Re: Andrew T. Guzman

Dean Andrew Guzman was mentioned for joining deans of other law schools in a statement to the American Bar Association asserting that the GRE serves as a valid and reliable alternative assessment to the LSAT.

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Daniel Klerman
June, 2017

“Economics of Legal History.” In The Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics, Vol. 3: Public Law and Legal Institutions, edited by Francesco Parisi. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Edward McCaffery
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“Taxing Wealth Seriously.” Tax Law Review 70 (2017): 305.

Edward Kleinbard
June, 2017

“Reinventing Business Taxation: The Dual Business Enterprise Income Tax,” posted to SSRN.