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Another Person’s Shoes
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Nigerian lawyer Sharon Obuns wants to use her LLM degree to raise awareness for the benefits of mediation
When her 26-year old stepbrother went missing seven years ago in Jos, Nigeria, Sharon Obuns (LLM 2018) searched for days throughout the city of about 900,000. At a police station, a woman finally broke the news to her. “Forget about him,” the officer said. “He’s dead.” It was the briefest of statements, a string of words, delivered without compassion or comfort.
Sharon Obuns earned her LLM degree from USC Gould
|Sharon Obuns (second row) recently received the USC Gould Graduate and International Programs Award|
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