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 andoutcomes. 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.
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Off-campus or USC wireless network access to links with a lock () is available for USC students, faculty, and staff by using your USC login (the login used for Blackboard access). More information about off-campus resource access can be found at this link.
- Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals
The full text of important decisions in various international tribunals and commentary about those decisions from international criminal law experts.
- Art Law and Cultural Property (IFAR)
Databases for searching legislation and case law regarding the acquisition and ownership of artworks from the International Foundation of Art Research (IFAR). (More Info)
- Bloomberg BNA
Online access to the current awareness and reference resources published by Bloomberg BNA.
- Business Library Electronic Resources
Databases on business related subjects subscribed to by the USC Crocker Business Library.
- CEB OnLAW
Online access to CEB's practice guides. (More Info)
A tax and accounting research database. Access is limited to the USC Law building, for off-campus access for USC Law affiliated users contact Diana Jaque. (More Info)
- English Medieval Legal Documents
A database on English medieval legal documents.
- Foreign Law Guide
Current sources of codes and basic legislation in jurisdictions of the world. (More Info)
- Free Legal Web Resources
Links to free Internet resources for legal research.
Full text access to digitized content of major legal periodicals, the Federal Register, and other law-related materials. (More Info)
International tax information from the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation. (More Info)
- IMF eLibrary
Online access to the International Monetary Fund’s periodicals, books, working papers, studies, data, and statistical tools. (More Info)
- Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals
Multilingual index to law-oriented articles and book reviews published worldwide. (More Info)
- Index to Legal Periodicals & Books
Citations to law review and journal articles from 1981 to the present, some with links to full text. (More Info)
- Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective: 1908-1981
Citations to law review and journal articles published from 1908-1981. (More Info)
- IntelliConnect (CCH)
Online access to CCH's legal looseleaf publications. (More Info)
A legal current awareness tool providing up-to-date information for all major practice areas.
- Lexis Securities Mosaic
Lexis Securities Mosaic provides news and research information about securities, communications, finance, commerce, and trade. (More Info)
- LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940
LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940 brings together approximately 1.5 million pages of primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world. (More Info)
- LLMC Digital
Collection of historical and current government and legal documents from the US and foreign jurisdictions. Internet Explorer is the preferred browser for LLMC Digital. (More Info)
- Making of Modern Law
Gale’s Making of Modern Law series has collections of digitized primary and secondary source content published between 1600 - 1970 (most prior to 1926) in the United States, Britain, and continental Europe. (More Info)
- Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law
A comprehensive encyclopedia covering a wide variety of topics in international law. (More Info)
- Music Copyright Infringement Resource
A free website hosted by the USC Gould School of Law offering information about music copyright infringement cases from the mid-nineteenth century forward.
- National Journal
Current news and analysis of U.S. politics, policy and government.
- NBER Working Papers
Working papers from the National Bureau of Economic Research. (More Info)
- OECD iLibrary
Publications portal for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) (More Info)
- Oxford Constitutions of the World
Regularly updated and translated constitutions from countries throughout the world along with expert commentary.
A database with data from many Federal agencies and offices. Access is limited to the USC Law building. (More Info)
- U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs 1832-1978
Historical records and briefs of the US Supreme Court. (More Info)
- USC Electronic Databases
Databases on a variety of subjects subscribed to by USC Libraries