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News for the 2021-2022 Academic Year

Answering the Role Call
Answering the Role Call
November 16, 2021
LaVonda Reed inspires as first African American dean of Georgia State University College of Law

Alumni Spotlights: USC Gould veterans pursue rewarding careers thanks to military, law experience
Alumni Spotlights: USC Gould veterans pursue rewarding careers thanks to military, law experience
November 11, 2021
The USC Gould School of Law honors and thanks members of the law school community who have served in the military

Guiding the fight for human rights
Guiding the fight for human rights
November 8, 2021
Q&A with Henna Pithia (JD 2015), visiting clinical assistant professor of law

New class asks ‘What’s Wrong with the American Criminal Justice System?’
New class asks ‘What’s Wrong with the American Criminal Justice System?’
November 1, 2021
Professor Dan Simon's course focuses on policy and reform

Professor Elyn Saks is co-winner of prestigious Pardes Humanitarian Prize
Professor Elyn Saks is co-winner of prestigious Pardes Humanitarian Prize
October 27, 2021
Saks honored for efforts to eliminate stigma of mental illness

Professor Franita Tolson testifies at hearing calling for restoration of Voting Rights Act
Professor Franita Tolson testifies at hearing calling for restoration of Voting Rights Act
October 18, 2021
Senate hearing follows appearances by Tolson before House of Representatives committees

Key cases spotlighted at Supreme Court Preview
Key cases spotlighted at Supreme Court Preview
October 14, 2021
Professor Rebecca Brown moderates discussion with UC Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky

'Citizen of the world' lands at USC Gould
'Citizen of the world' lands at USC Gould
September 27, 2021
Professor D. Daniel Sokol praises rich, diverse faculty, students and LA community

Jeesoo Nam finds, and teaches, the fun in tax law
Jeesoo Nam finds, and teaches, the fun in tax law
September 21, 2021
New Gould professor looks forward to helping students understand complex laws

Helping democracy achieve its potential
Helping democracy achieve its potential
September 20, 2021
Professor Franita Tolson testifies before Congress on elections issues

Deep dive into free speech rights
Deep dive into free speech rights
September 16, 2021
Prof. Erin Miller brings expertise in First Amendment, criminal procedure, legal theory to USC Gould

Unique career path brings Robin Craig to USC Gould
Unique career path brings Robin Craig to USC Gould
September 14, 2021
USC presents perfect opportunity to study, teach ocean and coastal law

Record-setting JD admissions trajectory continues with USC Gould Class of 2024
Record-setting JD admissions trajectory continues with USC Gould Class of 2024
September 13, 2021
JD Class of 2024 sets new academic milestones and is one of the most diverse classes ever

Teaching adds up to success for Jordan Barry
Teaching adds up to success for Jordan Barry
September 8, 2021
New USC Gould faculty member brings expertise in business law, taxation

Minimizing disruptions, maximizing creativity in the time of climate change
Minimizing disruptions, maximizing creativity in the time of climate change
September 2, 2021
Prof. Robin Craig co-authors paper on adaptive governance

Dean Guzman joins law school deans nationwide to help address evictions
Dean Guzman joins law school deans nationwide to help address evictions
September 1, 2021
Law deans commit to taking immediate, meaningful action on looming housing crisis

Five noted scholars join USC Gould faculty
Five noted scholars join USC Gould faculty
August 31, 2021
Gould welcomes new faculty, whose research broadens the school’s expertise

'Buy, borrow, die' gains new life
'Buy, borrow, die' gains new life
August 30, 2021
Media amplification renews interest in Professor Ed McCaffery’s phrase and tax website

New Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion envisions a path to healing
New Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion envisions a path to healing
August 23, 2021
Woods brings background in educational psychology to role

Personal experience with immigration influences studies on migrant experience
Personal experience with immigration influences studies on migrant experience
August 13, 2021
Professor Emily Ryo publishes new research on immigration

Rising to the Challenge
Rising to the Challenge
August 4, 2021
High school principal Angela Harding (MSL 2019), PsyD, used her legal studies education to guide her school through the pandemic

Her dream job
Her dream job
July 30, 2021
Background as prosecutor informs Prof. Marcela Prieto’s scholarship and teaching

Service is in her DNA
Service is in her DNA
July 27, 2021
Aulana Peters (JD 1973) continues to open the way for the next generation

A mind for social justice
A mind for social justice
July 27, 2021
Meiram Bendat (JD 1998) takes inspiration from Professor Elyn Saks to forge formidable career in mental health legal advocacy

Legacy of Leadership
Legacy of Leadership
July 27, 2021
Spotlighting women of impact who shape law, industry and society

USC Gould to offer two new minors this fall
USC Gould to offer two new minors this fall
July 16, 2021
Law and Social Justice, Law and Migration Studies respond to student interest in current issues

Planting the seeds of future growth
Planting the seeds of future growth
July 15, 2021
Small Business Clinic helps organic farm build a strong foundation

No dispute: Mediation Clinic succeeds online during COVID
No dispute: Mediation Clinic succeeds online during COVID
July 14, 2021
Students hone problem-solving skills during challenging year

A family reunited
A family reunited
July 13, 2021
USC Immigration Clinic represents mother separated from seven-month-old baby as part of poultry plant arrests

Prof. Elyn Saks honored by Harvard Medical School
Prof. Elyn Saks honored by Harvard Medical School
July 12, 2021
Saks awarded David Mahoney Prize for raising awareness about brain science, disease

A healthy hack for data
A healthy hack for data
July 9, 2021
Intellectual Property and Technology Law Clinic represents clients seeking access to their medical device data

Shining a light on racial justice in the US
Shining a light on racial justice in the US
July 8, 2021
International Human Rights Clinic works through U.N. systems to fight systemic racism

At the Intersection of Law and Engineering
At the Intersection of Law and Engineering
July 8, 2021
Margaret Abernathy (JD 2014), Gould Alumni secretary, discusses her background, practice and pro-bono work

Doing right for Californians
Doing right for Californians
July 7, 2021
Prof. Abby Wood is appointed to serve on the Fair Political Practices Commission

Gould 3Ls win earn public interest fellowships
Gould 3Ls win earn public interest fellowships
July 7, 2021
Ryan Eason, Forest Lieberman, Mirelle Raza and Sara Zollner each won competitive positions

2021 Hale Moot Court competition winners announced
2021 Hale Moot Court competition winners announced
July 6, 2021
2L Reena Patel won the Edward G. Lewis Champion Award

USC Juneteenth celebration covers continuing struggle for liberty and justice
USC Juneteenth celebration covers continuing struggle for liberty and justice
July 6, 2021
Experts examine legacy of institutionalized racism

Southern California Law Pathway Day encourages community college students to enroll in law school
Southern California Law Pathway Day encourages community college students to enroll in law school
July 5, 2021
The program is a partnership among the USC Gould School of Law, UC Irvine School of Law and Loyola Law School

Sen. Tammy Duckworth headlines deported veterans symposium
Sen. Tammy Duckworth headlines deported veterans symposium
July 4, 2021
The three-day event raised awareness about barriers and affirming a pathway to citizenship for service members

2020 Bar Ceremony acknowledges graduates' hard work in 'historically difficult' year
2020 Bar Ceremony acknowledges graduates' hard work in 'historically difficult' year
July 2, 2021
Judge Michael Amerian (JD 1999) and Judge Julia Brand (JD 1985) swore in the grads with state, federal oaths

A Champion for Principles
A Champion for Principles
July 2, 2021
Yvonne Brathwaite Burke (JD 1956) reflects on her many "firsts" in politics

Developing better students, better lawyers
Developing better students, better lawyers
July 2, 2021
Katherine Bonaguidi (JD 2002) finds fulfillment as attorney with California Innocence Project

It’s about service
It’s about service
July 1, 2021
Sheryl Gordon McCloud and Ellen Biben make an impact with high-profile careers on the bench

CSO successfully transitions OCI to digital format
CSO successfully transitions OCI to digital format
July 1, 2021
More than 180 2Ls and 3Ls participated in the virtual program

RECENT NEWS

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Answering the Role Call
November 12, 2021

LaVonda Reed inspires as first African American dean of Georgia State University College of Law


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Alumni Spotlights: USC Gould veterans pursue rewarding careers thanks to military, law experience
November 10, 2021

The USC Gould School of Law honors and thanks members of the law school community who have served in the military


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Guiding the fight for human rights
November 8, 2021

Q&A with Henna Pithia (JD 2015), visiting clinical assistant professor of law