USC Gould School of Law

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Here’s how your philanthropy is making an impact on the USC Gould School of Law:

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TOTAL RAISED

$71,553,008

AREAS OF FOCUS

$42.5M for Academic Priorities
$26.5M for Endowment
$2.5M for Capital Projects

DONORS

6,165

STUDENTS

$14,431,957 raised for scholarships

FACULTY

$27,738,616 raised for chairs, professorships and other faculty support
$1,133,889 raised for research
2 faculty positions endowed:

  • The USC Sydney M. and Audrey Irmas Endowed Clinical Professorship
  • The USC Gould Newton Professorship in Constitutional Law

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Center for Transnational Law and Business Created
  • Capital: Existing Musick Law Building internal renovations/improvements and learning enhancements, including the USC Gould Library Renovation

Rankings Improvements and Notable Accolades

  • #17 in US News & World Report rankings of Law Schools in United States
  • 85.8% average first-time California Bar passage rate over last 5 years; among top in the State
  • 90% employed in positions requiring Bar Admission 10 months following graduation

New Programs Established during the USC CampaignFirst Generation Professionals Program

  • Stanley and Ilene Gold Honors Scholars Program, recognizing the top 10% of each class
  • Public Interest Scholars Program
  • Jurist-in-Residence Program
  • Gould Fellows Program
  • Gould Apprentice Program

Clinic Milestones

  • Post-Conviction Justice Project: Co-Sponsored SB394, a California Bill that eliminated juvenile life without parole
  • Small Business Clinic handled more than 800 transactional legal matters; more than 2000 business owners received advice, of which half are women or minorities; formed more than 450 small businesses or non-profit entities.

Centers of Excellence

  • Saks Institute on Mental Health Law, Policy & Ethics: secured endowment gift; held 8 major conferences and symposia since Summer 2015 and supported 49 “Saks Scholars”
  • Immigrants and Global Migration Initiative (IGMI), created in 2017
  • Judge Judith O. Hollinger Program in Alternative Dispute Resolution established

Capital improvements 

  • 6 Clinics moved into upgraded space in Dauterive Hall

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