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Positive Direction

USC Gould School of Law • July 5, 2022
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Changing lives through forward-focused research, philanthropy, and community engagement

The Summer 2022 issue of USC Law Magazine highlights change makers among the Gould School of Law’s students, alumni and faculty who are moving society and the legal field forward in a positive direction. From historic gifts and global partnerships to high-stakes research and clinical impact, learn more in the latest edition of our magazine. Download the full issue »

Featured in this Issue

Gould shaped his career, and in return Richard Chernick (JD 1970) helped build a home for ADR and committed the largest gift in its history.
Khoa Nguyen (JD 2020) gains varied experience in federal, appellate courts
The law school launches new partnership with India’s O.P. Jindal Global University.
Scholarship Impact
USC Gould philanthropy initiative offers opportunity to champion law students through need-based scholarships.
Event at L.A. Memorial Coliseum honors Barbara Bice’s transformative support of PILF students.
Two longtime friends – Justin Sanders and Reginald Roberts Jr. (both JD 2000) – pair up to create scholarship for future lawyers following their dreams at Gould.

Faculty Focus

In a shareholder-first world, Prof. Dorothy Lund thinks creatively about equitable solutions, publishing research in top legal journals.
Prof. Robin Craig takes the mystery out of ocean, water law for judges, lawmakers as part of Environmental Law Institute’s Climate Judiciary Project.
Camille Gear Rich, Robin Craig, Diana Jaque honored as leaders, experts in their fields.
Conference highlights late Prof. Ed Kleinbard’s leadership, research in tax law.
Prof. Nomi Stolzenberg is co-author of American Shtetl: The Making of Kiryas Joel, a Hasidic Village in Upstate New York.
Becoming Free, Becoming Black: Race Freedom and Law in Cuba, Virginia and Louisiana noted for outstanding scholarship, creativity.
Innovative seminar co-taught by Robert Rasmussen, Michael Simkovic and D. Daniel Sokol takes a foundational approach.
Prof. Dan Simon’s course focuses on policy and reform.

USC Law Family

The C. David Molina First Generation Professionals Program celebrates five years of jump-starting careers.
Class of 2022’s Matthew Palmquist, Alex Tron named winners of Equal Justice Works and Irmas fellowships.
Breann Swann Nu’uhiwa (JD 2004) serves as senior counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
Linda Hoos (JD 2001) bring years of experience along with compassionate vision.
Student project led by Jenna Edzant, Mirelle Raza and Sara Zollner focuses on Nisei Trojans denied transcripts after World War II.
New book on life of Japanese American community leader Sei Fujii (JD 1911) launched with celebration in Little Tokyo.
Joyous celebration marks 2021 Bar admission ceremony.
USC Gould, partner schools make mark with Southern California Law Pathways events.
Expertise at the Forefront
Post-Conviction Justice Project event – featuring Homeboy Industries founder Father Gregory Boyle – showcases former client’s transformation through compassion.
International Human Rights Clinic report on abuses in law enforcement anti-sex trafficking operations gains national attention.
Influential environmental law scholar remembered for eagerness to help students, colleagues.
Clinical Perspectives
Clinical Perspectives
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