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Friday, November 14, 2014
Hilda Riggs, a 50-year-old victim of spousal battering, released after two decades in prison
-By Gilien Silsby
|Hilda Riggs reunites with her son|
The PCJP has long argued that Ms. Riggs’ conviction should be set aside and a new trial ordered so that she could introduce expert testimony showing the psychological effect of the years of violent domestic abuse she endured at the hands Billy Ray Riggs. She was denied a new trial, but last month, was found suitable for parole. She was released from prison on November 6.
|Hilda Riggs is welcomed by USC Gould alum, Michael Reynolds, who worked on her case pro bono as an attorney at O'Melveny & Myers|
|PCJP co-director Heidi Rummel greets Riggs with a hug|
|Riggs is welcomed by her step-father|
Her dream job
July 25, 2021
Background as prosecutor informs Prof. Marcela Prieto’s scholarship and teaching
Service is in her DNA
July 25, 2021
Aulana Peters (JD 1973) continues to open the way for the next generation
USC Gould to offer two new minors this fall
July 8, 2021
Law and Social Justice, Law and Migration Studies respond to student interest in current issues