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News for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

Diversity and inclusion expert, Gould alum takes the lead at USC
Diversity and inclusion expert, Gould alum takes the lead at USC
September 25, 2020
John Iino brings his talents to lead the USC Alumni Board of Governors

Gould student and alum push for equal access to the arts
Gould student and alum push for equal access to the arts
September 23, 2020
COVID-19 spawns ARTS Justice, a program supporting vulnerable schoolkids

$1 million gift from USC Gould alum provides scholarship support
$1 million gift from USC Gould alum provides scholarship support
September 16, 2020
Generous gift from "Triple Trojan" David Howard (JD 1970) and his wife Susan

USC Gould’s Class of 2023 impresses with its diversity, selectivity and range of backgrounds
USC Gould’s Class of 2023 impresses with its diversity, selectivity and range of backgrounds
September 16, 2020
The 1L class boasts the strongest median GPA to date

Vice Dean Franita Tolson tapped by CNN as election law analyst
Vice Dean Franita Tolson tapped by CNN as election law analyst
September 9, 2020
Tolson will provide perspective, context and analysis for the 2020 election cycle.

BLSA, alumni explore impact of recent protests on legal profession
BLSA, alumni explore impact of recent protests on legal profession
September 8, 2020
The August event was titled "Turning the Tide: Utilizing the Momentum of Today to Further the Progress of Tomorrow"

How social justice protests could affect the 2020 election
How social justice protests could affect the 2020 election
September 4, 2020
Prof. Jody Armour and USC experts discuss Presidential candidates' strategies

Beyond the clinics and practicums
Beyond the clinics and practicums
September 3, 2020
Two courses offer technology-related experiential learning opportunities to USC Gould students

Forging a legal pathway to resettlement
Forging a legal pathway to resettlement
August 28, 2020
USC International Human Rights Clinic helps Syrian refugees escape persecution

A transformative experience
A transformative experience
August 27, 2020
Family Law Mediation Clinic facilitates communication between divorcing parents

Partnership revived with new Athletic Compliance Scholars program internship
Partnership revived with new Athletic Compliance Scholars program internship
August 27, 2020
Gould students are first to be selected

Postal Service and voting by mail under fire as 2020 election looms
Postal Service and voting by mail under fire as 2020 election looms
August 26, 2020
Tolson says there is no widespread evidence of fraud in voting by mail

A healthy dose of help
A healthy dose of help
August 26, 2020
Partnership brings legal-aid services to undocumented young patients

Likes for voter rights
Likes for voter rights
August 25, 2020
Facebook taps Prof. Franita Tolson as consultant identifying voter suppression

They handle the truth
They handle the truth
August 24, 2020
USC Intellectual Property and Technology Law Clinic helps student documentarians navigate legal aspects of film

A passion for business
A passion for business
August 21, 2020
USC Small Business Clinic student helps actress with nonprofit effort

Ariela Gross, USC experts reflect on 100 years of women’s suffrage
Ariela Gross, USC experts reflect on 100 years of women’s suffrage
August 20, 2020
Panel discussion focuses on state of voting rights in 2020

Leadership in action
Leadership in action
August 14, 2020
Triple Trojan Michael L. Williams' legacy as a pioneering public servant

Six law schools partner on digital discussion series to engage prospective students
Six law schools partner on digital discussion series to engage prospective students
August 12, 2020
USC Gould, Albany, Columbia, Colorado, Georgia and Oregon partner on six-session project, “Open Access: Inside Legal Education with Law School Deans.”

Small business legal research task force aims to be resource for businesses
Small business legal research task force aims to be resource for businesses
August 10, 2020
Student volunteers strive to be part of a solution

They want you … to vote
They want you … to vote
August 5, 2020
Gould alumni boost civic participation with Rock the Vote and I am a voter

Friends of the court
Friends of the court
August 4, 2020
USC law professors lend expertise to national, international court decisions

Karen Wong to serve as chair of USC Gould Board of Councilors
Karen Wong to serve as chair of USC Gould Board of Councilors
August 3, 2020
Wong (JD 1986) is a pioneer in the renewable energy space

USC Gould receives $1M scholarship endowment to enhance diversity efforts, support law students
USC Gould receives $1M scholarship endowment to enhance diversity efforts, support law students
July 29, 2020
The gift establishes the Rosalie and Harold Rae Brown Scholarship at the law school

Making the connection
Making the connection
July 28, 2020
Noemi Perez (MSL 2019) brokers agreement between national sorority, National Park Service using skills learned at Gould

USC Post-Conviction Justice Project: Legislative Highlights
USC Post-Conviction Justice Project: Legislative Highlights
July 24, 2020
For 40 years, PCJP has worked closely with state legislators and advocates to enact legislation establishing more equity and fairness in laws guiding sentencing and parole.

Inspiring passion for justice
Inspiring passion for justice
July 23, 2020
USC Post-Conviction Justice Project celebrates 40 years of leading the way in education and reforms.

USC Gould launches 1L reading group program
USC Gould launches 1L reading group program
July 23, 2020
Goal to help students build community with each other and faculty

USC Gould’s access to justice practicum plays key role in lawsuit ruling
USC Gould’s access to justice practicum plays key role in lawsuit ruling
July 20, 2020
Students gain important career experience working on Hernandez v. DMV

Bringing the real world into the classroom
Bringing the real world into the classroom
July 17, 2020
Gould health care law experts prepare students for a rapidly evolving industry

Expanding career horizons for people with disabilities
Expanding career horizons for people with disabilities
July 15, 2020
USC Saks Institute partners with national mentorship program

Spotlight on public service: Alumni Q&A with Kei Sato
Spotlight on public service: Alumni Q&A with Kei Sato
July 13, 2020
2011 graduate of Gould's LLM program pursues public service career in Japan

Learning the rules of tech tools
Learning the rules of tech tools
July 9, 2020
Media, Entertainment & Technology courses integrate tech into practice of law

Three clients freed from California prisons
Three clients freed from California prisons
July 9, 2020
USC Gould's Post-Conviction Justice Project helps secure second chances for three clients serving life sentences.

Generous contribution by Barbara Bice anchors Public Interest Law Foundation
Generous contribution by Barbara Bice anchors Public Interest Law Foundation
July 8, 2020
$2 million estate gift supports Gould School’s commitment to public interest law

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BLSA, alumni explore impact of recent protests on legal profession
September 25, 2020

The August event was titled "Turning the Tide: Utilizing the Momentum of Today to Further the Progress of Tomorrow"


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Diversity and inclusion expert, Gould alum takes the lead at USC
September 25, 2020

John Iino brings his talents to lead the USC Alumni Board of Governors


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Beyond the clinics and practicums
September 24, 2020

Two courses offer technology-related experiential learning opportunities to USC Gould students