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.
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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.
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2002 USC Legal Studies Working Paper Series
- 02-1 Edward J. McCaffery and Jonathan Baron, The Humpty Dumpty Blues: Disaggregation Bias in the Evaluation of Tax Systems.
- 02-2 Gregory C. Keating, Pressing Precaution Beyond the Point of Cost-Justification.
- 02-3 Dan Simon and Keith J. Holyoak, Structural Dynamics of Cognition: From Consistency Theories to Constraint Satisfaction, 6 Personality and Social Psychology Review 283 (2002).
- 02-4 Mary L. Dudziak, On Using Diplomatic Records for Research on African Constitutions: A Guide to the Archives (forthcoming in the Newsletter of the Africa Section of the Association of American Law Schools (2002)).
- 02-5 Marcel Kahan and Ehud Kamar, The Myth of State Competition in Corporate Law, 55 Stanford Law Review 679 (2002).
- 02-6 Dan Klerman, Statistical and Economic Approaches to Legal History (forthcoming in University of Illinois Law Review (2002)).
- 02-7 Edward J. McCaffery, Ann N. Crigler and Marion R. Just, A Tale of Two Democracies (forthcoming in Rethinking the Vote: The Politics and Prospect of American Election Reform, Oxford University Press, 2003, reprinted with permission).
The 1L class boasts the strongest median GPA to date, 3.82.
$1 million gift from USC Gould alum provides scholarship support
September 15, 2020
Generous gift from "Triple Trojan" David Howard (JD 1970) and his wife Susan
How social justice protests could affect the 2020 election
September 4, 2020
Prof. Jody Armour and USC experts discuss Presidential candidates' strategies