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Public Interest Law

USC Gould pioneered the concept of public interest legal education with our establishment in 1929 of the Legal Clinic at USC, which served as a model for other law schools. That leadership continues today with a broad range of opportunities for our students to deeply engage in the delivery of direct services to those in need.


Overview and Faculty

Overview and Faculty

Learn about the benefits of this area of concentration in our public interest law overview and meet our dedicated public interest law faculty.

Curriculum and Degrees

Curriculum and Degrees

Degrees

Certificates

Organizations and Events

Organizations and Events

Students have numerous opportunities to attend professional conferences and speaker series, where they can learn from leading practitioners. A wide variety of student organizations also focus on public interest law and related areas.

Student Organizations (JD)

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Diversity and inclusion expert, Gould alum takes the lead at USC
September 25, 2020

John Iino brings his talents to lead the USC Alumni Board of Governors


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Beyond the clinics and practicums
September 24, 2020

Two courses offer technology-related experiential learning opportunities to USC Gould students


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Gould student and alum push for equal access to the arts
September 22, 2020

COVID-19 spawns ARTS Justice, a program supporting vulnerable schoolkids