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.
- Student Life
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)
- CENTER FOR LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCE (CLASS)
- CLASS WORKSHOPS
- CLEO WORKSHOPS
- WORKING PAPER SERIES
- MAILING LIST
2007 USC Legal Studies Working Paper Series
- 07-1 Ariela Gross, "Of Portuguese Origin": Litigating Identity and Citizenship among the "Little Races" in Nineteenth-Century America.
- 07-2 Daniel Klerman, Jurisdictional Competition and the Evolution of the Common Law.
- 07-3 Daniel Klerman and Paul G. Mahoney, Legal Origin?
- 07-4 Daria Roithmayr, Racial Cartels.
- 07-5 Ariela Gross, When is the Time of Slavery? The History and Politics of Slavery in Contemporary Legal Argument.
- 07-6 Gillian K. Hadfield, The Levers of Legal Design: Institutional Determinants of the Quality of Law.
- 07-7 Thomas D. Lyon and Raymond LaMagna, The History of Children's Hearsay: From Old Bailey to Post-Davis.
- 07-8 Ehud Kamar, Pinar Karaca-Mandic and Eric Talley, Sarbanes-Oxley's Effects on Small Firms: What is the Evidence?
- 07-9 Andrei Marmor, What Does the Law Say? Semantics and Pragmatics in Statutory Language (forthcoming in Analisi e Diritto).
- 07-10 Ariela J. Gross, History, Race, and Prediction: Comments on Harcourt's Against Prediction (forthcoming in Law & Social Inquiry (March 2008)).
- 07-11 Elizabeth Garrett, Framework Legislation and Federalism (forthcoming in Notre Dame L. Rev.).
- 07-12 Edward McCaffery, Where's the Sex in Fiscal Sociology? Taxation and Gender in Comparative Perspective.
- 07-13 Elizabeth Garrett and Mathew D. McCubbins, When Voters Make Laws: How Direct Democracy is Shaping American Cities.
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