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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: September 20, 2019
Charlie Sarosy currently teaches a legal writing course for LLM students. He is a deputy attorney general in the Criminal Division of the California Attorney General’s Office, where he primarily handles felony appeals and criminal trial matters in California courts.
Before joining the Attorney General’s Office, Sarosy was a commercial litigation associate at Sidley Austin LLP. In that role, Sarosy litigated in federal and state appellate and trial courts on various issues, including foreign sovereign immunity, personal jurisdiction, copyright infringement and products liability. In a pro bono matter, he successfully obtained relief for a client before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Immigration Court. He began his legal career as a judicial law clerk for the Hon. James V. Selna, a district judge in the Central District of California.
Sarosy earned his law degree at the UCLA School of Law, where he authored two comments in the UCLA Law Review and was in the David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law & Policy. Sarosy earned his undergraduate degree at Claremont McKenna College, majoring in government and history.
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Franita Tolson was quoted in the New Yorker about the legal challenges likely to follow the 2020 presidential election. “You will still see many claims that absentee ballots have been wrongly rejected, and those will lead to court cases," Tolson said. "The fact that we are generating lots of voting by mail will generate a lot of litigation.”
"Lessons from Luckin Coffee: The Underappreciated Risks of Variable Interest Entities," Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog, July 28, 2020.
"Big is not necessarily bad," The Hill, July 30, 2020.
“The Death of the Income Tax (or, The Rise of America's Universal Wage Tax),” Indiana Law Journal 95 (2020): 1233.