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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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.
- Alumni and Giving
Alumni and Giving
The global Trojan network of more than 10,000 law alumni and donors include recognized leaders in numerous fields who are deeply committed to supporting student and law school success.
Working Paper Series
Center for Law and Social Science (CLASS)
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2012 CLEO Working Paper Series
C12-1 John G. Matsusaka and Oguzhan Ozbas, Shareholder Empowerment: The Right to Approve and the Right to Propose.
C12-2 Daniel Klerman, Personal Jurisdiction and Product Liability.
C12-3 Iva Bozovic and Gillian K. Hadfield, Scaffolding: Using Formal Contracts to Build Informal Relations in Support of Innovation.
C12-4 Carolyn Sissoko, Is Financial Regulation Structurally Biased to Favor Deregulation? (forthcoming in So. Cal. L. Rev. (2012)).
C12-5 Edward D. Kleinbard and Joseph Rosenberg, The Better Base Case (Tax Notes, June 4, 2012, p. 1237).
C12-6 Edward J. McCaffery, What Sports Can Teach Tax Policymakers: Lessons from the Luxury Tax.
C12-7 George Lefcoe, Redevelopment in California: Its Abrupt Termination and a Texas-Inspired Proposal for a Fresh Start.
C12-8 Joshua D. Blank and Nancy Staudt, Corporate Shams (forthcoming in 87 NYU Law Rev. (2012)).
C12-9 Jonathan Barnett, Hollywood Deals: Soft Contracts for Hard Markets.
C12-10 Edward D. Kleinbard, Tax Fairness and Fairness in Tax Data Reporting.
C12-11 Edward J. McCaffery, The Dirty Little Secret of (Estate) Tax Reform (65 Stan. L. Rev. Online 21, August 14, 2012).
C12-12 Edward D. Kleinbard, Paul Ryan's Roadmap to Inequality (136 Tax Notes 1195 (2012)).
C12-13 Dennis Lu and Guofu Tan, Economics and Private Antitrust Litigation in China.
C12-14 Edward D. Kleinbard, Stateless Income's Challenge to Tax Policy, Part 2 (Tax Notes, September 17, 2012, p. 1431).
C12-15 Gregory C. Keating, Is the Role of Tort to Repair Wrongful Losses? (Chapter 13 in Donal Nolan and Andrew Robertson, eds., Rights and Private Law (Portland, Oregon: Hart Publishing, 2012), pp. 367-405).
C12-16 Gillian K. Hadfield, The Cost of Law: Promoting Access to Justice through the Corporate Practice of Law.
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