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The faculty at USC Gould is nationally recognized for scholarship in many fields, including administrative law, constitutional law, bankruptcy and corporate law, intellectual property, international law, taxation, and law and race. Our interdisciplinary focus is a longstanding strength of the school, with faculty working at the intersections of law and economics, law and history, law and philosophy, law and politics, law and psychology, and numerous other areas. Our faculty members are renowned for their significant contributions to the profession and the public. They are equally dedicated to their role as teachers and mentors for new generations of lawyers, public servants and leaders.

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  • Altman, Scott: Virginia S. and Fred H. Bice Professor of Law
  • Aranas, Pauline: Associate Dean, John Stauffer Charitable Trust Chief Information Officer, Director of the Law Library, and Adjunct Professor of Law (Retired)
  • Armour, Jody David: Roy P. Crocker Professor of Law
  • Armour, Elizabeth: Associate Dean and Dean of Career Services
  • Ascherin, Preston K.: Director, Externships and Adjunct Associate Professor of Law

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  • Cadambi, Anitha: Associate Director of Graduate Curriculum & Instruction and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
  • Call, Deborah: Associate Dean and Chief Programs Officer
  • Campbell, Lee: Clinical Professor of Law, Emerita
  • Capron, Alexander: University Professor, Scott H. Bice Chair in Healthcare Law, Policy and Ethics, Professor of Law and Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, Co-Director, Pacific Center for Health Policy and Ethics
  • Carroll, Elizabeth: Vice Dean for Curriculum, Professor of Lawyering Skills, and Director of Legal Writing and Advocacy Program
  • Chasalow, Michael: Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Small Business Clinic
  • Cohen, Marshall: University Professor, Emeritus, Professor of Philosophy and Law, Emeritus, and Dean, Emeritus, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
  • Coleman, Catherine: Professor of Lawyering Skills and Director of Academic Support (Retired)
  • Cowan, Geoffrey: University Professor of Communication and Law
  • Cruz, David B.: Newton Professor of Constitutional Law

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  • Danner, Bryant: Visiting Professor of Law
  • Davis, Judy: Senior Law Librarian, Head of Access Services and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law

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  • Finegan, Edward: Professor of Linguistics and Law, Emeritus
  • Flores, Raymond: Associate Dean and Chief Information Officer
  • Frenzen, Niels W.: Sidney M. and Audrey M. Irmas Endowed Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Immigration Clinic

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  • Garet, Ronald: Carolyn Craig Franklin Chair in Law and Religion, Emeritus
  • Garry, Hannah: Clinical Professor of Law and Director, International Human Rights Clinic
  • Griffith, Thomas D.: John B. Milliken Professor of Taxation (Retired)
  • Gross, Ariela: John B. and Alice R. Sharp Professor of Law and History
  • Gruskin, Sofia: Professor of Law and Preventive Medicine, Director, Institute on Inequalities in Global Health
  • Gruzas, Sarah: Director of Graduate & International Programs and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
  • Guyer, Cindy: Senior Law Librarian - Research Services and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
  • Guzman, Andrew T.: Dean and Carl Mason Franklin Chair in Law, and Professor of Law and Political Science

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  • Larson, Rakel P: Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
  • Lefcoe, George: Ervin and Florine Yoder Chair in Real Estate Law, Emeritus
  • Levine, Martin: USC Vice Provost and Senior Advisor to the Provost; Of Counsel, USC Office of the General Counsel; UPS Foundation Chair in Law and Gerontology, and Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences
  • Lloyd, Sharon: Professor of Philosophy, Law and Political Science
  • Lonergan, Rebecca: Professor of Lawyering Skills, and Associate Director of Legal Writing and Advocacy Program
  • Lund, Dorothy S.: Assistant Professor of Law
  • Lyon, Thomas D.: Judge Edward J. and Ruey L. Guirado Chair in Law and Psychology

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  • Maness, Robin: Associate Dean of Development, Alumni Relations and Continuing Legal Education
  • Marglin, Jessica: Associate Professor of Religion and Law
  • Matsusaka, John: Professor of Business, Law and Political Science
  • McCaffery, Edward: Robert C. Packard Trustee Chair in Law and Professor of Law, Economics and Political Science
  • McMorrin, Yasmine: Interim Associate Dean of Student Support and Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Moatti, Claudia: Adjunct Professor of Classics and Law
  • Moorman, Paul: Senior Law Librarian - Research Services/Foreign & International Law and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
  • Murphy, Kevin: Professor of Business, Economics and Law

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  • Pastore, Clare: Professor of the Practice of Law
  • Pavlick, Donna: Associate Dean for Academic Services
  • Pearlman, Jeffrey: Clinical Assistant Professor of Law and Director, Intellectual Property & Technology Law Clinic
  • Peck, Brian: Director of the Center for Transnational Law and Business and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
  • Perl-Rosenthal, Nathan: Associate Professor of History, Spatial Sciences, and Law
  • Peterson, Richard: Director of the USC Gould School of Law Center for Dispute Resolution and Adjunct Professor of Law
  • Prieto, Marcela: Assistant Professor of Law

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  • Ragsdale, Noel: Clinical Professor of Law, Emerita
  • Raphael, Brian: Assistant Director for Public Services and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
  • Rasmussen, Robert K.: J. Thomas McCarthy Trustee Chair in Law and Political Science
  • Reisz, Jean Lantz: Co-Director, USC Immigration Clinic, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
  • Renteln, Alison: Professor of Political Science, Anthropology, Public Policy, and Law
  • Rich, Camille Gear: Associate Provost for Faculty and Student Initiatives in the Social Sciences, and Professor of Law and Sociology
  • Rich, Stephen M.: Professor of Law
  • Riley, Laura: Assistant Professor of Lawyering Skills and Assistant Director of Academic Success
  • Roithmayr, Daria: Richard L. and Antoinette S. Kirtland Professor of Law
  • Rummel, Heidi: Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Post-Conviction Justice Project
  • Ryo, Emily: Professor of Law and Sociology

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  • Tolson, Franita: Vice Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs, and Professor of Law

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FACULTY IN THE NEWS

Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod
September 24, 2020
Re: Jody David Armour

Jody Armour was interviewed on the Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod Podcast on the lack of charges against the police officers involved in Breonna Taylor's death. "As a law professor I teach my students that ethics are important to lawyers... It is especially disturbing for me to see the attorney general mislead the American public that way" regarding Breonna Taylors death, he said.

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Jonathan Barnett
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Jonathan Barnett
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"Big is not necessarily bad," The Hill, July 30, 2020.

Edward McCaffery
July, 2020

“The Death of the Income Tax (or, The Rise of America's Universal Wage Tax),” Indiana Law Journal  95 (2020): 1233.