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USC Gould School of Law faculty are available to talk with members of the news media on a variety of topics. You can search by name, title, or area of expertise; if you need further assistance, please contact Gilien Silsby, Director of Media Relations, at 213-740-9690 (office), 213-500-8673 (cell) or gsilsby@law.usc.edu.

To view a complete list of all experts, click here. You may also search by name, title, or area of expertise.


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Daria Roithmayr

Daria Roithmayr

George T. and Harriet E. Pfleger Chair in Law


Specialization: An expert on hate crimes, affirmative action and immigration reform

Phone: (213) 740-6228


Areas of Expertise:

  • hate speech and hate crimes
  • affirmative action
  • feminist issues
  • racial discrimination
  • sexual harassment
  • immigration reform
  • race in politics
  • education and urban development
  • presidential and congressional politics
  • Supreme Court nominations
  • civil litigation
  • white-collar crime
  • evidence questions at trial
  • tobacco litigation

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Gillian Hadfield

Gillian Hadfield

Richard L. and Antoinette Schamoi Kirtland Professor of Law and Professor of Economics


Specialization: Can comment on Supreme Court antitrust ruling, 9/11 Victims Compensation

Phone: (213) 821-6793


Areas of Expertise:

  • legal fees and costs
  • legal profession
  • tort reform
  • alternative dispute resolution
  • September 11 Victim's Compensation Fund
  • 1993 World Trade Center bombing litigation
  • contracting commercial and intellectual property
  • franchising
  • feminist legal issues
  • transition economies
  • reform in newly emerging market democracies
  • design of legal institutions in market democracies

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Lee Epstein

Lee Epstein

Provost Professor and Rader Family Trustee Chair in Law


Specialization: Expert in constitutional law, the federal court system, and judicial politics

Phone: (213) 740-7679


Areas of Expertise:

  • constitutional law
  • the federal court
  • law and judicial politics
  • empirical legal research
  • law
  • Supreme Court and social science

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Directory Search

USC Gould School of Law faculty are available to talk with members of the news media on a variety of topics. You can search by name, title, or area of expertise; if you need further assistance, please contact Gilien Silsby, Director of Media Relations, at 213-740-9690 (office), 213-500-8673 (cell) or gsilsby@law.usc.edu.

To view a complete list of all experts, click here. You may also search by name, title, or area of expertise.


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