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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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2010 USC Legal Studies Working Paper Series
10-1 Edward D. Kleinbard, Tax Expenditure Framework Legislation.
10-2 Alejandro de la Fuente and Ariela Gross, Comparative Studies of Law, Slavery and Race in the Americas (forthcoming in 6 Annual Rev. of Law and Soc. Sci. (2010)).
10-3 Craig M. Burnett, Elizabeth Garrett, and Mathew D. McCubbins, The Dilemma of Direct Democracy.
10-4 Edward D. Kleinbard, (forthcoming in 36 Ohio Northern Univ. L. Rev. 1 (2010)).
10-5 Anthony Bertelli and Peter John, Performance Measurement as a Political Discipline Mechanism.
10-6 Andrei Marmor, The Dilemma of Authority.
10-7 Edward D. Kleinbard, An American Dual Income Tax: Nordic Precedents (forthcoming in 5 Northwestern J. L. & Soc. Pol'y 41 (2010)).
10-8 Gillian Hadfield, Law for a Flat World: Legal Infrastructure and the New Economy.
10-9 Nina Walton, Delegated Monitoring: When Can Boards Rely on Outside Experts?
10-10 Gregory C. Keating, Is Tort a Remedial Institution?
10-11 Ronald R. Garet, To Secure the Blessings.
10-12 Mary L. Dudziak, Just Say No: Birth Control in the Connecticut Supreme Court Before Griswold v. Connecticut (75 Iowa Law Rev. 915 (1990)).
10-13 Nina Walton, On the Optimal Allocation of Power Between Shareholders and Managers.
10-14 Edward Kleinbard, Constitutional Kreplach (Tax Notes, Aug. 16, 2010, pp. 755-762).
10-15 Mary L. Dudziak, Unlimited War and Social Change: Unpacking the Cold War's Impact.
10-16 George Lefcoe, Competing for the Next Hundred Million Americans: The Uses and Abuses of Tax Increment Financing (43 Urban Lawyer 427 (2011)).
10-17 Nomi M. Stolzenberg, Taking Blessings Seriously: A Comment on Ronald R. Garet's "To Secure the Blessings."
10-18 Jonathan M. Barnett, The Host's Dilemma: Strategic Forfeiture in Platform Markets for Informational Goods (forthcoming in Harvard L. Rev.).
10-19 Colin H. McCubbins and Mathew D. McCubbins, Proposition 13 and The California Fiscal Shell Game.
10-20 Gillian K. Hadfield and Barry R. Weingast, What is Law? A Coordination Model of the Characteristics of Legal Order.
10-21 Gillian K. Hadfield, Producing Law for Innovation (forthcoming in Kauffman Task Force for Law, Innovation and Growth, Rules for Growth (2011)).
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