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 rigorous and interdisciplinary curriculum, our invaluable experiential learning opportunities, and the breadth and depth of our specialized areas of concentration and certificate offerings.
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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.
- Alumni and Giving
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Working Paper Series
Center for Law and Social Science (CLASS)
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2005 CLEO Working Paper Series
- C05-1 Isabelle Brocas and Juan D. Carillo, A Theory of Influence: the Strategic Value of Public Ignorance.
- C05-2 W. Bentley MacLeod, Regulation or Markets? The Case of Employment Contracts.
- C05-3 Edward J. McCaffery, Three Views of Tax.
- C05-4 Edward J. McCaffery and Jonathan Baron, The Political Psychology of Redistribution.
- C05-5 Krishna B. Kumar and John G. Matsusaka, Village versus Market Social Capital: An Approach to Development.
- C05-6 Edward J. McCaffery, Good Hybrids/Bad Hybrids (published in Tax Analysts/Tax Notes Magazine, June 27, 2005, pp. 1699-1709).
- C05-7 Timur Kuran and Edward J. McCaffery, Sex Differences in the Acceptability of Discrimination.
- C05-8 Thomas W. Gilligan and John G. Matsusaka, Public Choice Principles of Redistricting.
- C05-9 Keith N. Hylton, Information, Litigation, and Common Law Evolution (forthcoming in American Law and Econ. Rev. (2005)).
- C05-10 Gregory C. Keating, Pricelessness and Life: An Essay for Guido Calabresi (64 Maryland Law Rev. 159 (2005)).
- C05-11 Edward J. McCaffery, The Uneasy Case for Capital Taxation.
- C05-13 Linda R. Cohen and Jun Ishii, Competition, Innovation and Racing for Priority at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
- C05-14 Darius Lakdawalla and Eric Talley, Optimal Liability for Terrorism.
- C05-15 Gillian K. Hadfield, Feminism, Fairness and Welfare: An Invitation to Feminist Law and Economics (forthcoming in 1 Annu. Rev. Law Soci. Sci. 285 (2005)).
- C05-16 Daniel Klerman, Trademark Dilution, Search Costs, and Naked Licensing.
USC Law Launches Online Human Resources Certificate
June 7, 2018
New online certificate will help professionals advance in the field.
Washington Post Publisher Challenges and Inspires
May 17, 2018
Gould alum Fred Ryan urges new lawyers to keep pace with “disruptive change”
Standout Ceremony for LLM Commencement
May 17, 2018
Representing 46 countries, Class of 2018 is Gould's most diverse ever