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USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 120-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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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.
Gould alum becomes first-ever Second Gentleman
January 21, 2021
Inauguration Day was historic for VP Kamala Harris and Douglas Emhoff (JD 1990)
Over 150 law deans join effort.
A century of law and learning
January 6, 2021
Gould School celebrates accomplishments of Ruth Lavine (LLB 1943)