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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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2011 USC Legal Studies Working Paper Series
11-1 David B. Cruz, The Defense of Marriage Act and Uncategorical Federalism (forthcoming, 19 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J., March 2011).
11-2 Dan Simon, The Limited Diagnosticity of Criminal Trials (64 Vand. L. Rev. 143 (2011).
11-3 Andrei Marmor, Truth in Law.
11-4 Scott Altman, The Pursuit of Intimacy and Parental Rights (forthcoming in Andrei Marmor, ed., The Routledge Companion to Phiosophy of Law (2011)).
11-5 Elyn Saks, Informed Consent to Psychoanalysis: The Law, the Theory, and the Data.
11-6 Edward D. Kleinbard, Stateless Income (11 Florida Tax Review 699 (2011)).
11-7 Edward D. Kleinbard, The Lessons of Stateless Income (65 Tax Law Review 99 (2011)).
11-8 Gillian K. Hadfield and Stephen Macedo, Rational Reasonableness: Toward a Positive Theory of Public Reason (forthcoming in Law & Ethics of Human Rights (2011)).
11-9 Gillian K. Hadfield and Barry R. Weingast, Collective Punishment: A Coordination Account of Legal Order.
11-10 Andrei Marmor, An Institutional Conception of Authority (forthcoming in Philosophy & Public Affairs).
11-11 Gillian K. Hadfield, Equipping the Garage Guys in Law.
11-12 Nomi M. Stolzenberg, Righting the Relationship Between Race and Religion in Law (forthcoming, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (2011)).
11-13 Edward D. Kleinbard, Stateless Income's Challenge to Tax Policy (forthcoming in Tax Notes (2011)).
11-14 Rebecca L. Brown, Assisted Living for the Constitution (forthcoming in Drake Law Rev. (2011)).
11-15 Rebecca L. Brown, Will and Principle (forthcoming in 2010 Michigan State Law Rev. 569).
11-16 Daniel Klerman, Paul Mahoney, Holger Spamann, Mark Weinstein, Legal Origin or Colonial History? (forthcoming in Journal of Legal Analysis).
11-17 Dan Simon and Nicholas Scurich, Lay Judgments of Judicial Decision-Making (forthcoming in Journal of Empirical Legal Studies).
11-19 Gregory C. Keating, Nuisance as a Strict Liability Wrong (Journal of Tort Law, Vol. 4, Issue 3, Article 2, 2012).
11-20 Gregory C. Keating, The Priority of Respect over Repair (18 Legal Theory 293 (2012)).
11-21 Gregory C. Keating, Recovering Rylands: An Essay for Bob Rabin (61 DePaul L. Rev., Clifford Symposium on the work of Robert Rabin, 543 (2012)).
11-22 Assaf Hamdani and Ehud Kamar, Hidden Government Influence over Privatized Banks (13 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 567 (2012)).
11-23 Edward D. Kleinbard, The Role of Tax Reform in Deficit Reduction (published in Tax Notes, November 28, 2011, p. 1105).
11-24 Edward D. Kleinbard, Herman Cain's 9-9-9 Tax Plan (published in Tax Notes, October 24, 2011, p. 469).
11-25 Pingping Shan, Guofu Tan, Simon J. Wilkie, Michael A. Williams, China's Anti-Monopoly Law: What is the Welfare Standard? (forthcoming in Review of Industrial Organization).
11-26 Shmuel Leshem, The Benefits of a Right to Silence for the Innocent.
11-27 Kim Shayo Buchanan, E-race-ing Gender: The Racial Construction of Prison Rape (in Frank R. Cooper & Ann C McGinley, eds., Masculinities and the Law: A Multidimensional Approach (NYU Press, 2012)).
11-28 Gillian K. Hadfield and Barry R. Weingast, Endogenous Institutions: Law as a Coordinating Device.
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