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John L Segal

John L Segal

Lecturer in Law

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Telephone: (213) 740-2547
699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: November 8, 2017




John L. Segal has served as an associate justice of the California Court of Appeal since 2015. He served as a judge on the Los Angeles Superior Court from 2001 to 2015.

Segal received his undergraduate degree in 1982 from Williams College, and his law degree in 1987 from the USC Gould School of Law, where he was executive articles editor of the Southern California Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. After law school, he worked as a law clerk for Judge Robert S. Vance of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit from 1987 to 1988. He was an associate from 1988 to 1995, and then a partner from 1995 to 2000, with the law firm of Mitchell, Silberberg and Knupp in Los Angeles.

Segal has taught Remedies at USC Gould since 2003. He sings tenor in a congregational choir, and plays third base for his softball team.
 

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Los Angeles Times
January 15, 2020
Re: Wayne Sandholtz

Wayne Sandholtz, a faculty member part of both USC Gould and USC Dornsife, wrote an op-ed discussing how Trump is “a few steps from becoming a new kind of autocrat –an elected one.” He analyzes how Trump’s strategies and actions mirror those of other elected autocrats, naming Viktor Orban, Vladimir Putin, and Rodrigo Duterte as examples.

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