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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.
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Last Updated: January 7, 2020
Rachel Gezerseh is a partner at the Los Angeles litigation boutique, Liang Ly LLP. Her practice involves a wide variety of complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts, where she represents both plaintiffs and defendants. She has substantial experience in products liability and consumer protection matters, as well as in contract and business tort cases. Gezerseh’s peers have consistently recognized her as a Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Star.” She has been featured in Bloomberg Law and ABA for Law Students and is the author of the Law Career Playbook, the leading networking guide for law students and new lawyers.
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John Matsusaka wrote an op-ed about how referendums can revive American democracy. Matsusaka said, "To revive our democracy, we the people need to get back into the business of governing ourselves. The first step should be to let the people decide important national issues by referendum." Prof. John Matsusaka is the director of the USC Initiative and Referendum Institute. The op-ed also appeared on Morningstar.
Hannah Garry gave amicus curiae submissions on behalf of the victims of alleged war crimes in Afghanistan before the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court, The Hague, Netherlands.
"From Eternity to Here: Divine Accommodation and the Lost Language of Law," in The Oxford Handbook of Law and the Humanities, edited by S. Stern, M. Del Mar, and B. Meyler. New York: Oxford University Press, 2019.
Dorothy S. Lund
Dorothy Lund participated in a panel discussion on “Index Investing,” Weil, Gotshal & Manges Roundtable and Twelfth Annual Investment Fund Roundtable, Yale Law School, Cambridge, MA.