About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 120-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 Gould helps prepare you for a stellar legal career. You can pursue a JD degree, one of our numerous graduate and international offerings, or an online degree or certificate.
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We work closely with students, graduates and employers to support successful career goals and outcomes. Our overall placement rate is consistently strong, with 94 percent of our JD class employed within 10 months after graduation.
Our faculty is distinguished for its scholarship, as well as for its commitment to teaching. Our 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio creates an intimate and collegial learning environment.
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Friday, August 7, 2015
Mediation Clinic's partnership with Dept. of Consumer Affairs benefits students and community
-By Christina Schweighofer
When a local school district recently sued hundreds of employees for a return of overpaid wages, two USC law students found themselves in the midst of the disputes—as mediators. On behalf of the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA), and through their work in the USC Gould Mediation Clinic, Gerard Olson ’14 and Deema Abini ’14 facilitated communication between the two sides to help them reach a resolution.
|Listen, hear, negotiate: Co-mediation team Deema Abini '14 and Gerard Olson '14|
A lifelong love of storytelling
September 18, 2023
USC Gould welcomes JD class that raises standards of achievement
September 18, 2023
New 1L class is the most academically accomplished on record at the law school
Facing the tragedy of war
September 13, 2023
Professor Marcela Prieto’s new book, “The Morality of the Laws of War,” argues for strengthening international law to el...