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Charlie Sarosy

Charlie Sarosy

Lecturer in Law

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

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.  

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.

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