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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.
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Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018
Children’s rights pioneer Marian Wright Edelman shares insights at USC Gould
|Gould staff and students had the opportunity to ask Marian Wright Edelman questions.|
Civil rights activist Marian Wright Edelman inspired an audience of USC students, faculty and staff when she joined the USC Gould School of Law for a panel discussion last week.
Edelman, who is the president and founder of the Children’s Defense Fund, shared her story of growing up in the segregated South, her involvement in the civil rights movement and her experience as the first African American woman admitted to the Mississippi Bar. A champion of children’s healthcare, Edelman emphasized the importance of education and perseverance in the face of adversity.
USC Law Launches Online Human Resources Certificate
June 7, 2018
New online certificate will help professionals advance in the field.
Washington Post Publisher Challenges and Inspires
May 17, 2018
Gould alum Fred Ryan urges new lawyers to keep pace with “disruptive change”
Standout Ceremony for LLM Commencement
May 17, 2018
Representing 46 countries, Class of 2018 is Gould's most diverse ever