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USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 120-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: July 6, 2022
Iryna Zaverukha is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law. She is also an adjunct associate professor of law at Southwestern Law School.
She earned her JD from Ivan Franko L’viv National University (LNU); LLM from USC Gould; PhD from Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University; and SJD from the Institute of Legislation of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
She has taught at LNU, Ukrainian Catholic University and Southwestern Law School, including the subjects of Public International Law and International Criminal Law. In addition to teaching, she served as deputy dean of the law school, and later, as head of the Administrative and Financial Law Department at the L’viv National University in Ukraine. During her 20 years of teaching experience, she has taught in Ukraine, Poland, Kuwait and the U.S.
FACULTY IN THE NEWS
Thomas Lenz was quoted by Annenberg Media about the United Automobile Workers union ready to go on strike. "Strikes affect the livelihoods of those who choose to stop working. To the extent those persons aren’t earning money to spend that means stores, restaurants, and other businesses might not be as busy. If a strike lasts a long time bills might not get paid as easily, if at all," Lenz wrote.
“Guns, Mass Incarceration, and Bipartisan Reform: Beyond Vicious Circle and Social Polarization,” 55 Arizona State Law Journal 239 (2023).
"The Curiouser and Curiouser Case of Carried Interest" (with Darryll K. Jones), Arizona Law Review (Spring 2024).
"Are Parents Fiduciaries," 42 Law and Philosophy 431 (2023).