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Anuj Nadadur
USC Gould School of Law

Anuj Nadadur

Lecturer in Law

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

Last Updated: September 15, 2022

Anuj Nadadur is a deputy federal public defender in the Central District of California, who represents people accused of crimes in federal district court. Previously, he clerked for the Honorable Milan D. Smith, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Honorable S. James Otero, Central District of California. Before his clerkships, Nadadur worked for two years at Sullivan and Cromwell LLP in New York.

Nadadur is a summa cum laude graduate of Princeton University. After graduating college, he completed an MSc at Oxford University in Forced Migration, and a JD at Yale Law School. Nadadur also spent a year in Malaysia as a Fulbright scholar, studying the Malaysian political system.

Nadadur teaches United States Common Law and Analysis to USC Gould LLM students, and Legal Writing, Research and Advocacy to USC Gould JD students. 


The Conversation
September 20, 2022
Re: Jean Lantz Reisz

Jean Reisz wrote an op-ed explaining why Ron DeSantis dropping migrants off on Martha’s Vineyard may be illegal. "Certain factors – like DeSantis’ intent and knowledge of the migrants’ immigration status – could create potential civil and criminal liability," she wrote.


Felipe Jiménez
August, 2022

"Legal Positivism for Legal Officials," Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence.

Robin Craig
August, 2022

"Tribal Water Rights and Tribal Health: The Klamath Tribes and the Navajo Nation During the COVID-19 Pandemic," St. Louis University Journal of Health Law & Policy (Forthcoming 2023).

Robin Craig
August, 2022

"Remembering the Ocean in Water Law," chapter for A Research Agenda for Water Law.