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Yunah Chung
USC Gould School of Law

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.  

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Joplin Globe
September 20, 2021
Re: Susan Estrich

Susan Estrich was interviewed about the ongoing COVID-19 vaccine debate. "Why would anyone want the 'right' to have mumps or chickenpox? Or German measles? These were things to be avoided." she wrote. "Why would anyone want the 'right' to have COVID-19?"

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