Stories by Anne Bergman:
USC’s Immigration Clinic eases application process for would-be citizens
Volunteers from the law school give immigrants free professional aid to complete the complicated naturalization form.
Free citizenship clinics a boon for people in local communities and on USC campuses
The university is also hosting a free 12-week prep course to help with civics and English tests.
Japanese émigré gets law license — six decades after his death — with help from USC alumni
Trojans secure justice for a civil rights advocate who was unable to practice law because of his race.
USC alum covers the bases as general counsel for Chicago Cubs
In her role with baseball’s world champs, Lydia Wahlke negotiates contracts, manages the restoration of Wrigley Field and oversees the team’s brand.
Aspiring attorneys advise filmmakers on tricky tech issues
A new partnership at USC finds law students helping documentarians who seek intellectual property know-how.
Editing USC’s esteemed Southern California Law Review benefits students
Shaping public debate or being cited in court briefs are two potential perks for Trojans who work at the law school’s 90-year-old journal.
USC Gould graduates pass the bar at highest rate in five years
New lawyers take their oath after surviving the nation’s most difficult bar exam over a grueling three days.
Professor’s life story proves opera-worthy
Elyn Saks’ revealing memoir of her lifelong struggle and journey with mental illness is translated into music.
Law students bring legal literacy to local schools
USC Gould students in Street Law program teach lessons on fundamental legal topics at nearby campuses.
Law students lead by example, showing youngsters that higher education is possible
Inspired by a USC Gould alumnus, Trojans serve as mentors for African-Americans at local school.
What do five sets of siblings have in common?
They’re all students at USC Gould, including one set of identical twins.
Going to Super Bowl 50? A USC Law alum has an exclusive app for you
Sean Kundu tackles legal and startup development while preparing for the big game.
Immigration Clinic offers life-saving legal representation
USC Gould service helps clients with visa, green card and other vital matters.
Longtime fellowship at USC Gould fuses family law and public interest
For two decades, the Trope and Trope fellowship has coupled students with clients who can’t afford legal resources.
Supreme Court turns to USC professor, alum and students’ work in key decision
The justices unanimously ruled that children’s statements to their teachers are admissible as testimony in court.
USC law students spend spring break providing legal resources in Central Valley
This year’s projects focus on tax preparation and immigration screening.
Communication course puts theory into practice for the community
USC Annenberg students devise a communication strategy to boost the efforts of an urban youth program.
Colleagues toast the USC legacy of Larry Gross
USC Annenberg dean and many others salute the longtime School of Communication director as he prepares to pass the baton.
Digital entrepreneurs vie to be USC Annenberg’s startup in residence
Teams behind inventive apps pitch ideas and compete for $10,000.
Selden Ring Award winners cited for performing national service
A team of reporters from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has been awarded the Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting by USC Annenberg.
USC Marshall professor awarded for distinguished leadership
The award is given to “an entrepreneurship educator who has provided distinguished leadership in the field.”
Does power cloud the ability to make good decisions?
Grave consequences can result from bad decisions made by people in leadership positions. Case in point: the 2009 Gulf of Mexico oil rig disaster.
MBA student prizes his company
USC Marshall School of Business MBA student Josh Junker wants to breathe new life into the periodic table, a tabular display of the chemical elements.
USC Marshall professors named to ‘A-List’
University Professor Warren Bennis and Distinguished Professor of Business Edward E. Lawler III of the USC Marshall School of Business were named to the 2011 “A-List of Management Academics.”