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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

94%

EMPLOYED 10 MONTHS AFTER GRADUATION

2017 JD Class

43

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

2017-2018
Graduate & International Programs Class

Recent News

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USC Gould Prof. Dan Simon Named Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar

September 19, 2018

Simon is one of the nation’s 15 distinguished scholars chosen this year

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USC Gould Raises the Bar in Record-Breaking Year

September 6, 2018

The law school enjoys surge of applications and highest median GPA in history

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Tough Negotiator, Encouraging Mentor

September 4, 2018

Ted Russell ’94 practices at Fox what he learned at Gould

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Striving for Juvenile Justice

August 8, 2018

PCJP’s first juvenile LWOP resentencing client released from prison.

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She Judges in Paradise

July 26, 2018

Maritime litigator Elyze Iriarte (JD 2001) reflects on the pleasures of serving on the bench in her native Guam

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Changing Laws, Changing Lives

In this video, Post-Conviction Justice Program (PCJP) clients, as well as USC Gould students and faculty share the powerful impact of the clinic's work on juveniles and victims of abuse. The clinic represents California federal and state inmates in post-conviction issues ranging from parole board hearings to petitions for writ of habeas corpus. At noon, in Rm 7 on Oct. 11, 2018, as part of Trojan Family Weekend, USC students and parents will have the opportunity to hear stories from PCJP's student lawyers and their clients.

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