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Jennifer King
USC Gould School of Law

Jennifer King

Lecturer In Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: November 13, 2020




Jennifer King is a founding partner of SK Appellate Group, LLP, and her practice is focused on appellate and law and motion work. She worked for more than a decade as a senior judicial attorney for the California Court of Appeal. She previously chaired the California State Bar’s Appellate Law Advisory Commission and for 20 years has been a certified appellate specialist through the California State Bar’s Board of Legal Specialization. She has been active in her community, serving as a mayor and city council member, and as the president of the Los Angeles County Division of the League of California Cities.

Before teaching constitutional law, King was a lecturer in law for the judicial externship program and taught first-year legal research, writing and advocacy at USC Gould School of Law. She also taught appellate advocacy at Loyola Law School. She received her JD from Stanford Law School and her undergraduate degree from Stanford University. She is currently studying for her Doctor of Policy, Planning and Development at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy. 

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

Bloomberg Government
June 22, 2022
Re: Franita Tolson

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.”

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Robin Craig
March, 2022

"Saltwater Sovereignty: Tribal Marine Management Authority Along the Pacific Coast.” Online Environmental Law Workshop. University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD.

Daniel Klerman
March, 2022

“Comment on Choi, Erickson, & Pritchard, ‘Coalitions among Plaintiffs’ Attorneys in Securities Class Actions’,” Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Virtual, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Robin Craig
March, 2022

“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.