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We consistently place our graduates in top-tier jobs.

We provide an intimate, interdisciplinary learning environment within a dynamic campus.

Our faculty are world-renowned scholars and experts.

Our influential alumni network includes 10,000 professionals around the world.

Los Angeles is home to one of the nation's top legal markets and busiest court systems.

Our 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio fosters strong bonds with classmates and professors.

3.78

MEDIAN GPA

2018 JD Class

166

MEDIAN LSAT

2018 JD Class

88%

CA BAR PASSAGE RATE

Among Top Schools in State

88%

EMPLOYED 10 MONTHS AFTER GRADUATION

in Long-Term, Full-Time Bar Required or JD Advantage Jobs (2017 JD Class)

43

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

2017-2018
Graduate & International Programs Class

Recent News

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On-the Job and Living with Mental Health Disorders

November 14, 2018

Prof. Elyn Saks leads discussion on reducing stigma in the workplace

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Prof. Lisa Klerman Honored by the SCMA

November 9, 2018

Klerman is a renowned expert in alternative dispute resolution

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Teamwork, Trust and Personal Disputes

November 1, 2018

In a collaboration with the LAFD, the Mediation Clinic helps resolve conflicts between firefighters

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Head of Amazon Studios Opens Up About Inclusion and Competition

October 24, 2018

Jen Salke discussed the future of entertainment media at annual Gould Institute

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Justice and Redemption

October 22, 2018

PCJP clients share stories of life sentences

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Developing Solutions in the Field of Mental Illness

USC Gould Prof. Elyn Saks has inspired millions by sharing her struggle with schizophrenia. When Saks received a MacArthur "genius grant," she used the funds to create the USC Saks Institute for Mental Health Law, Policy and Ethics, which she has led for the past eight years. Her mission is simple: stimulate discussion, develop solutions and change the way society addresses mental illness. On Oct. 25, the Saks Institute will present their annual fall distinguished lecture, "On-the-Job and Living with Mental Health Disorders." Learn more about Prof. Elyn Saks.

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