About USC Gould
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.
Learn about our interdisciplinary curriculum, experiential learning opportunities and specialized areas.
Participate in an unparalleled learning experience with diversity of people and thought. Get involved in the law school community and participate in activities that enhance your studies.
We work closely with students, graduates and employers to support successful career goals and outcomes. Our overall placement rate is consistently strong, with 94 percent of our JD class employed within 10 months after graduation.
Our faculty is distinguished for its scholarship, as well as for its commitment to teaching. Our 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio creates an intimate and collegial learning environment.
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In adherence to public health guidance, the university announced its decision to cancel campus events and move classes primarily online for the fall 2020 semester, out of careful consideration of the health and well-being of all attendees. The university has implemented these important policies and measures to promote safety and prevent the spread of illness.
We look forward to safely hosting visitors on campus again in the future, and please continue to monitor the website for updates. The university will continue to re-evaluate our operations throughout the semester.
To learn more about USC's response to the COVID-19, please visit https://coronavirus.usc.edu/
During this time of online instruction, several professors have offered to lead a mock class via Zoom. If you're interested in exploring a typical first year course and experience the infamous Socratic method, please register below.
Each mock class will run for one hour and times are listed in Pacific time. To learn more about the professor teaching the course, click on the Professor's profile. Each class registration is unique, so please register for each class separately by clicking on the Register here link below.
- Monday, September 21 at 2:00pm (PT) - Professor Altman (Property) - Register here
- Tuesday, October 6 at 2:00pm (PT) - Professor Rasmussen (Contracts) - Register here
- Monday, October 12 at 2:00pm (PT) - Professor Pastore (Civil Procedure) - Register here
- Thursday, November 12 at 11:00am (PT) - Professor Jimenez (Contracts) - Register here
If case materials are provided by the professor, they will be emailed to all participants in advance of the class. Please be prepared to participate and engage in discussion.
USC Gould School of Law welcomes the participation of individuals with disabilities at law school events. If you require special accommodations or have any questions, please contact the USC Gould Admissions Office at (213) 740-2523 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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