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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Last Updated: August 16, 2018
Mike Webb teaches Constitutional Law for USC Gould School of Law’s online programs. Webb is the City Attorney for the City of Redondo Beach. He is one of eleven elected City Attorneys in California and is currently serving his fourth term. Webb previously served four terms as president of the Los Angeles County Prosecutors Association. Prior to being elected City Attorney he served for 18 years as City Prosecutor, deputy city prosecutor and deputy district attorney.
In his roles as City Attorney and City Prosecutor Webb has shown a strong commitment to supporting the Redondo Beach Police Department’s Community Based Policing Philosophy. He served as Legal Advisor and raised funds for “Operation Bull Market” which was awarded the League of California Cities Helen Putnam Award as the top Public Safety program in the State of California. He additionally helped coordinate and implement a comprehensive Gang Abatement strategy that included a nationally recognized and highly successful civil gang injunction program.
After the tragic events of 9-11, Webb was extensively involved in developing a regional model for Homeland Security. He served as a member of the California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Terrorism Training Advisory Committee, which identified and developed numerous terrorism related training courses for California Law Enforcement. Webb has lectured on the topic of Homeland Security from a local perspective to Police Chiefs and Sheriffs throughout California.
Webb received his BA in Political Science and Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1984. He received his JD from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1987.
FACULTY IN THE NEWS
Franita Tolson was interviewed about how federal lawsuits from North Carolina, Alabama, and Arkansas test the limits of the Voting Rights Act, the boundaries of state government authority, and the ability of voting rights groups to file racial gerrymandering cases. “These doctrines and approaches in these cases fundamentally reset the rules of the game,” she said. “In 2030 we will live in a completely different world than we lived in in 2020, and 2020 was not favorable to minority voters at all.”
"Saltwater Sovereignty: Tribal Marine Management Authority Along the Pacific Coast.” Online Environmental Law Workshop. University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD.
“Comment on Choi, Erickson, & Pritchard, ‘Coalitions among Plaintiffs’ Attorneys in Securities Class Actions’,” Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Virtual, Toronto, ON, Canada.
“Who’s on First? The Mind-Blowing Attempt to Conceptualize Deference in the Midst of Decision Delays and Agency Repeals,” J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Environmental Law Symposium for the George Washington University School of Law, Virtual, Washington, D.C.