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Thursday, July 23, 2020
USC Post-Conviction Justice Project celebrates 40 years of leading the way in education and reforms
By Leslie Ridgeway
|Heidi Rummel, co-director of the Post-Conviction Justice Project, in a meeting with then-student Alex Kirkpatrick (JD 2017) and client Marvin Mutch. With PCJP’s representation, Mutch won parole after serving 40 years in prison for a crime he did not commit.|
“I’m pleased that the school has maintained its commitment to a population of clients who really need legal assistance and can’t find it elsewhere, and that students continue to have the opportunity to learn law and practice while representing these people who sorely need their help,” he says.
Message from the Dean: Retirement of Scott Bice
April 1, 2021
Scott Bice is a former Dean and beloved professor, whose name is synonymous with the Gould School of Law
Hannah Garry to spend spring 2022 at University of Oslo Law
Prof. Clare Pastore is among USC experts to propose long-term solutions