About USC Gould
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.
Learn about our interdisciplinary curriculum, experiential learning opportunities and specialized areas.
USC Gould helps prepare you for a stellar legal career. You can pursue a JD degree, one of our numerous graduate and international offerings, or an online degree or certificate.
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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- September 11-15 - Henry Smith (Northwestern), Two Dimensions of Property Rights
- September 18 - Iris Bohnet (Kennedy School of Government), More Order with Less Law: On Contract Enforcement, Trust and Crowding.
- September 25 - Andrew Guzman (Berkeley Law School), Choice of Law: New Foundations.
- October 2 - 6 - Vik Khanna (Boston Univ. Law School), Does Double Jeopardy Help Defendants?
- October 16 - Jill Fisch (Fordham Law School), Are Legal Counsel Auctions a Winning Strategy?
- October 23 - Dick Craswell (Stanford Law School), Two Economic Theories of Enforcing Promises.
- October 30 - Mark Roe (Harvard Law School), Doubts About the Quality of Corporate Law Argument. Extended visitor: Oct. 30 - Nov. 1
- November 6 - James Konow (Loyola Marymount Economics Dept.), Conditional versus Unconditional Altruism: Theory and Evidence.
- November 13 - Oliver Williamson (UC Berkeley, Haas Business School), Why Law, Economics, and Organization?
- November 20 - Holger Mueller (U Mannheim - Economics), Influence Costs and Hierarchy.
- November 27 - Marcel Kahan (NYU), Individual and Collective Rights of Bondholders
- February 5 - Ian Ayres (Yale): One week visitor: February 5 - 9. A Dilution Mechanism for Valuing Corporations in Bankruptcy
- February 12 - Bernie Black (Stanford) Does Corporate Governance Matter? A Crude Test Using Russian Data
- February 23 - [At Business School, Hoffman Hall Room 200] Paul Milgrom (Stanford Economics Department, Visiting Harvard). Extended Visitor: February 23 - 26. Envelope Theorems for Arbitrary Choice Sets.
- February 26 - [At Law School Room 7] Paul Milgrom (Stanford Economics Department, Visiting Harvard). Extended Visitor: February 23 - 26. Putting Auction Theory to Work: Ascending Auctions with Package Bidding.
- March 12 - Meritt Fox (Univ. Michigan Law School): One week visitor: March 12 - 17. Civil Liability and Mandatory Disclosure
- March 19 - Simon Wilkie (California Institute of Technology) Coasian Transfers: A Study of Games with Endogenous Side Payments (with Matt Jackson).
- March 26 - Uriel Procaccia (Columbia Law School) One week visitor: March 26 - 30. The Constitution and the Endowment Effect
- April 2 - Lars Stole (Chicago Business School) Monetizing Social Exchange (Main paper); Barter Relationships (Survey paper)
- April 9 - Steven Croley (Michigan Law School) White House Oversight of Agency Rulemaking: An Empirical Investigation
- April 16 - Margaret Slade (U. British Columbia - Economics) Mergers, Brand Competition, and the Price of a Pint
- April 23 - Muhamet Yildiz (Stanford Business School) Bargaining over Risky Assets
- April 30 - Joel Watson (UC San Diego - Economics) The Law and Economics of Costly Contracting and Recontracting
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USC Gould welcomes JD class that raises standards of achievement
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New 1L class is the most academically accomplished on record at the law school
Facing the tragedy of war
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Professor Marcela Prieto’s new book, “The Morality of the Laws of War,” argues for strengthening international law to el...