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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.
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USC Immigration Clinic Launches Citizenship Initiative
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
Workshops help naturalize members of the Trojan Family
By Gilien Silsby
University of Southern California kicked off its free citizenship clinics this week to help students, staff, faculty and community members complete and file naturalization applications.
|USC Gould Prof. Niels Frenzen, director of the USC Immigration Clinic|
|Prof. Jean Reisz, who co-teaches the Immigration Clinic, consults with client Paula Brown, a postdoctoral fellow with USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work.|
Ana Chavez Maldonado, a junior at USC, who immigrated to Los Angeles when she was 2 years old from Guatemala, is pursuing citizenship with her mother. “I am so thankful that USC is taking the initiative in this political climate,” she said.
Striving for Juvenile Justice
February 6, 2018
PCJP’s first juvenile LWOP resentencing client released from prison.
On the Movie Industry's Cutting Edge
January 26, 2018
Susan Kigawa (JD 1989) leverages her knowledge of entertainment and technology at The Walt Disney Studios
A Memorable 2017
December 20, 2017
With 2018 approaching, we look back at our exceptional year