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News for the 2022-2023 Academic Year

In the business of shaping entertainment: Adam Glick
January 25, 2023
Adam Glick (JD 1994) is Executive Vice President and Head of Business Affairs Warner Bros. TV

Shaped by education
January 23, 2023
Opportunity for future students motivates John (JD 1979) and Alaine Weiss to include USC Gould in their estate plans

From torts to sports
January 20, 2023
Alums Richard Rosenblatt, Ted Russell team up on Autograph, a new venture bringing Web3 to entertainment and sports

In the business of shaping entertainment: Jeff Schneider
January 18, 2023
Jeff Schneider (JD 1991) is EVP Production Operations and Business Affairs at National Geographic Partners

The connection to the connections
January 17, 2023
Entertainment Law Society, Music Law Society and Sports Law Society plug students in to entertainment law

Game changer
January 13, 2023
MET program offers real-life exposure to the transactional elements of entertainment law

In the business of shaping entertainment: Allison Brightman
January 11, 2023
Allison Brightman (JD 1992) serves as Executive Vice President and Co-Head of Business Affairs for CBS Studios

A legacy of teaching, leading, giving
January 10, 2023
Scott Bice (JD 1968) looks back on successful career as a professor, dean and philanthropist

Their wide world of sports
January 6, 2023
Amanda Oliver (JD 2005), Casey Schwab (JD 2013) and John Slusher (JD 1994) take different paths to successful careers in sports

Alexander Capron awarded emeritus faculty designation from USC
January 5, 2023
Capron is a globally recognized expert in health policy and medical ethics

Alum Sean Kundu gives back through guidance
January 4, 2023
Kundu (JD 2007) serves as VP of corporate development for the San Francisco 49ers

USC Gould graduates return to campus, attend annual Bar Admission Ceremony
December 15, 2022
Hon. David W. Swift (JD 2004) and Hon. Julia W. Brand (JD 1985) swear in graduates

Symposium honors pioneer, Gould alumna Ruth Lavine (LLB 1943)
December 14, 2022
The event was hosted by the Women’s Law Association

Gould Preview welcomes 31 incoming 1Ls
December 14, 2022
New additions to program include welcome reception and scavenger hunt

Meet USC Gould’s 2022 John Paul Stevens Foundation Fellows
December 14, 2022
Rebekah Baird and James Robertson earned the prestigious fellowships

Championing access to law school
December 14, 2022
Associate Dean David Kirschner named new LSAC legal education advisory committee

Legal Gymnastics: Spotlight on Ron Barak (’64, JD ’68)
December 12, 2022
Former Olympian, longtime real estate attorney and best-selling author Ron Barak sets a high bar for Trojan achievement

Two Gould professors win 2022 Concurrences Antitrust Writing Awards
December 8, 2022
Erik Hovenkamp and D. Daniel Sokol awarded for authoring best antitrust writings published in past year

USC Gould establishes international exchange program with University of Adelaide Law School
December 8, 2022
Addition of South Australian law school boosts USC Gould exchange agreements to seven

Crypto’s reckoning: Bankruptcies, congressional inquiry this week come in wake of FTX’s collapse
December 2, 2022
USC experts forecast future of cryptocurrency ahead of congressional hearings on FTX debacle

Professor Elyn Saks receives American Psychiatric Association Patient Advocacy Award
December 1, 2022
Patient Advocacy Award honors Saks for her work protecting the rights of people with mental illness

A message of hope
November 16, 2022
Judge Robert L. Wilkins chronicles family journey in 2022 Roth Lecture

Vision and Disruption: Current Realities in Entertainment
November 15, 2022
The 2022 Institute on Entertainment Law and Business addresses changes in the industry and how to adapt

In his honor
November 7, 2022
Southern California Law Review symposium celebrating Professor Christopher Stone wins ABA award

A culture of well-being
November 2, 2022
Dr. Nickey Woods and staff emphasize resources in guiding students

Delegation from Philippines comes to USC Gould for guidance on clinical education, externships
October 26, 2022
Visit includes classroom observation, discussions with program leadership


Technology in the public interest
October 12, 2022
Professor Ángel Díaz’ scholarship covers racial discrimination in technology tools, platforms

The Call of California
October 10, 2022
Professor Mugambi Jouet returns to LA at pivotal time for criminal justice research, reform

Back to Gould
October 6, 2022
University Professor Lee Epstein returns to USC bringing scholarship in political science, judicial behavior

Inspired to serve
October 4, 2022
Deepika Sharma launches Housing Law and Policy Clinic with expertise, passion for community lawyering, housing justice

Student Spotlight: Cameron Keel (JD 2024)
September 29, 2022
Cameron Keel (JD 2024) is a second-year JD student concentrating her studies in Media, Entertainment and Technology Law. In this Q&A, she tells us about her externship with the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).

Student Spotlight: Alison Gentry (JD 2024)
September 27, 2022
Alison Gentry (JD 2024) is a second-year JD student concentrating her studies in Media, Entertainment and Technology Law. In this Q&A, she shares her experience as an extern with the Writers Guild of America West.

Q&A with Kelsey McGregor (JD 2015)
September 27, 2022
Kelsey McGregor, counsel at WilmerHale, is working for six months as a senior supervising attorney for USC Gould's IHRC

USC Gould welcomes JD Class of 2025, setting new marks in academic excellence
September 22, 2022
Diverse, talented class continues trend of scholarly achievement and professional impact

Newest group of USC Gould master’s students represents nearly 40 countries worldwide
September 21, 2022
This fall’s Graduate and International Programs include new social work certificates

Gould professor recognized for groundbreaking research
September 13, 2022
Professor Mugambi Jouet honored for paper that contributes to understanding of U.S. legal history

Trojan Title IX trailblazer never hesitates to challenge the status quo
September 8, 2022
Dorothy Wright Nelson went from dean of USC Gould to judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit

USC Law and Social Work Schools Partner to Provide an Educational Opportunity for Students to Focus on Social Justice Advocacy
September 6, 2022
The USC Gould School of Law and the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work are launching two joint graduate certificates in fall 2022 focused on the intersection of law and social work.

National Science Foundation grant will support immigration and criminal justice research
August 30, 2022
Gould Professor Emily Ryo’s project will also create a unique dataset of immigration courts and judges

Research on corporate governance wins prestigious award
August 22, 2022
Professor Dorothy Lund and co-author win 2022 Cleary Gottlieb Law Prize

Professor Franita Tolson elected to American Law Institute
August 15, 2022
Tolson applauds opportunity to make positive impact on election law

Gould professor first in Southern California honored for excellence in teaching natural resources law
August 4, 2022
Professor Robin Craig receives award from Foundation for Natural Resources and Energy Law

A sense of belonging
August 1, 2022
The C. David Molina First Generation Professionals Program celebrates five years of jump-starting careers


Panel on impacts of anti-Asian hate hosted by Gould Alumni Association
July 28, 2022
Professor Emily Ryo moderates panel with activists and leaders Connie Chung Joe, Russell Jeung

Public Service Loan Forgiveness limited waiver deadline is Oct. 31
July 25, 2022
Graduates pursuing public sector careers encouraged to look into qualifications

The Power of Connection
July 18, 2022
Dr. Nickey Woods forges opportunity for law students and student athletes

Clerkships – no better opportunity
July 13, 2022
Khoa Nguyen (JD 2020) gains varied experience in federal, appellate courts

Expanding access and supporting excellence through generous giving
July 11, 2022
USC Gould philanthropy initiative offers opportunity to champion law students through need-based scholarships

Building a Legacy Through Generous Giving
July 6, 2022
The Law School shaped his career, and in return Richard Chernick (JD 1970) helped build a home for ADR at USC Gould and committed the largest gift in its history

Positive Direction
July 5, 2022
Changing lives through forward-focused research, philanthropy, and community engagement

RECENT NEWS

In the business of shaping entertainment: Adam Glick
January 25, 2023

Adam Glick (JD 1994) is Executive Vice President and Head of Business Affairs Warner Bros. TV


Shaped by education
January 23, 2023

Opportunity for future students motivates John (JD 1979) and Alaine Weiss to include USC Gould in their estate plans


From torts to sports
January 20, 2023

Alums Richard Rosenblatt, Ted Russell team up on Autograph, a new venture bringing Web3 to entertainment and sports