About USC Gould
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.
Learn about our rigorous and interdisciplinary curriculum, our invaluable experiential learning opportunities, and the breadth and depth of our specialized areas of concentration and certificate offerings.
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SALDF Unlocking the Cage Screening
Nov 6, 2017 from 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Join Gould SALDF for a screening of Unlocking the Cage, the incredible documentary of attorney Steven Wise’s pursuit to gain legal rights for animals from the filmmakers behind Don’t Look Back and The War Room. Wise and his legal team, the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP), recently filed the first ever lawsuits seeking to transform an animal from a “thing” with no rights to a “person” with legal protections.
Unlocking the Cage first premiered in 2016 at the Sundance Film Festival and has been shown at dozens of international and national film festivals to high acclaim. Since its premiere on HBO, organizations like ours have been hosting public screenings across the country with the help of The Nonhuman Rights Project.
Lunch will be provided!
USC Gould Graduates Celebrate Passing the Bar
December 8, 2017
New lawyers take their oath after passing the nation’s most difficult bar exam
Start with “Yes”
November 27, 2017
During “Conversation with the Dean,” alumnus Paul Richardson (JD1990) shares career insights
Saks Institute Holds Discussion on Involuntary Commitment
November 20, 2017
Judge Jim Bianco ’87 discusses mental health court