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Yunah Chung

Yunah Chung

Lecturer in Law

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

Last Updated: October 11, 2019




Yunah Chung teaches legal writing to LLM students. She is a deputy attorney general in the Licensing Section of the California Attorney General’s Office, where she litigates cases in administrative, state and federal courts. Previously, Chung was a litigation associate at the Los Angeles office of O’Melveny & Myers, LLP, and a law clerk at the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Chung received her JD from the University of Michigan Law School and her BA from Yonsei University in South Korea. Before entering the legal field, she earned a master’s degree in social welfare from UCLA and worked as a clinical therapist at a community mental health agency in South Los Angeles.  

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

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.

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Ariela Gross
November, 2019

Ariela Gross has been elected as the new Chair of the Legal History Section of the American Association of Law Schools. 

Daniel Klerman
November, 2019

“Legal Origin from Outer Space,” Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Claremont-McKenna College, Claremont, CA.

Thomas D. Lyon
November, 2019

Thomas Lyon commented on Roseanna Sommers’, “Commonsense Consent,” at the 14th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Claremont-McKenna College.