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.
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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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2011 CLEO Working Paper Series
C11-1 Edward D. Kleinbard, Stateless Income (11 Florida Tax Review 699 (2011)).
C11-2 Edward D. Kleinbard, The Lessons of Stateless Income (65 Tax Law Review 99 (2011)).
C11-3 Gillian K. Hadfield and Stephen Macedo, Rational Reasonableness: Toward a Positive Theory of Public Reason (forthcoming in Law & Ethics of Human Rights (2011)).
C11-4 Gillian K. Hadfield and Barry R. Weingast, Collective Punishment: A Coordination Account of Legal Order.
C11-5 Gillian K. Hadfield, Equipping the Garage Guys in Law.
C11-6 Jonathan M. Barnett, What's So Bad About Stealing? (forthcoming in Journal of Tort Law (2011)).
C11-7 Jonathan M. Barnett, Do Patents Matter? Empirical Evidence on the Incentive Thesis (published in Handbook on Law, Innovation and Growth (ed. Robert E. Litan, Edward Elgar, 2011)).
C11-8 Edward D. Kleinbard, Stateless Income's Challenge to Tax Policy (forthcoming in Tax Notes (2011)).
C11-9 Daniel Klerman, Paul Mahoney, Holger Spamann, Mark Weinstein, Legal Origin or Colonial History? (forthcoming in Journal of Legal Analysis).
C11-10 Nina Walton, Crowding Theory and Executive Compensation.
C11-11 Gregory C. Keating, Nuisance as a Strict Liability Wrong (Journal of Tort Law, Vol. 4, Issue 3, Article 2, 2012).
C11-12 Gregory C. Keating, The Priority of Respect over Repair (18 Legal Theory 293 (2012)).
C11-13 Gregory C. Keating, Recovering Rylands: An Essay for Bob Rabin (61 DePaul L. Rev., Clifford Symposium on the work of Robert Rabin, 543 (2012)).
C11-14 Jonathan M. Barnett, Intermediaries Revisited: Is Efficient Certification Consistent with Profit Maximization? (forthcoming in Journal of Corporation Law).
C11-15 Assaf Hamdani and Ehud Kamar, Hidden Government Influence over Privatized Banks (13 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 567 (2012)).
C11-16 Edward D. Kleinbard, The Role of Tax Reform in Deficit Reduction (published in Tax Notes, November 28, 2011, p. 1105).
C11-17 Edward D. Kleinbard, Herman Cain's 9-9-9 Tax Plan (published in Tax Notes, October 24, 2011, p. 469).
C11-18 Pingping Shan, Guofu Tan, Simon J. Wilkie, Michael A. Williams, China's Anti-Monopoly Law: What is the Welfare Standard? (forthcoming in Rev. of Industrial Organization).
C11-19 Shmuel Lesham, The Benefits of a Right to Silence for the Innocent.
C11-20 Gillian K. Hadfield and Barry R. Weingast, Endogenous Institutions: Law as a Coordinating Device.
Continuum of Care
November 24, 2020
Boyd Rutherford, JD 1990, focuses on state health issues as Lieutenant Governor of Maryland
Paying it forward
November 24, 2020
Karine Akopchikyan, JD 2015, VP of Gould's Alumni Association, speaks to the importance of building and keeping relation...
University honors Gould faculty
November 24, 2020
Ron Garet receives Faculty Lifetime Achievement Award, while Tom Griffith and Pauline Aranas named emeriti faculty