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Allison E. Butler
USC Gould School of Law

Allison E. Butler

Lecturer in Law

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699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: August 11, 2019




Allison E. Butler has been a practitioner since 1991 and is a member of the state bars of California and Florida. She has served as in-house counsel for numerous business entities throughout the United States during the past 25 years and has authored several articles and publications, including A Practical Guide to the CISG: Negotiations Through Litigation and co-authored the International Contract Manual. Butler has taught law and business courses and is the recipient of various grants and honors including being a Selected Fulbright Grantee. She is also a Florida Civil Law Notary and a Civil Law Notary Arbitration Association arbitrator. 

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West Central Tribune
September 7, 2021
Re: Susan Estrich

Susan Estrich wrote an op-ed about the hypocrisy of certain laws in Texas. "You have to hand it to those Texans," she wrote. "On one hand, they believe in liberty — to not wear a mask. But for the victim of rape or incest to have control over her body? No way."

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