Centers and Institutes
The Institute for Law and Philosophy was established at the University of San Diego in the fall of 2000. The fundamental goal of the institute is to unite philosophical issues with jurisprudence. This is accomplished through a variety of programs designed to explore and educate regarding the various philosophical issues that arise from legal
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Courses Offered at USD School of Law
(9 days ago) Courses Offered at USD School of Law. Not every course is offered each academic year. Course descriptions, content and requirements are subject to change. (LWPP 510) Administrative Law. (LWTE 505) Advanced Business Planning. (LWLP 512) Advanced Legal Research. (LWGC 505) Advanced Legal Writing. (LWTE 556) Advanced Pass-Thru Taxation. (LWLP 515
(4 days ago) Introduced into the law school curriculum in 1999, this seminar is based on the classic study of atrocities, When Sorry Isn’t Enough: The Controversy Over Apologies and Reparations for Human Injustice (1999), written and updated by Professor Brooks.Today, the subject matter of this seminar is taught in various forms (e.g., small or large classes as well as seminars) under various titles (e.g
(2 days ago) LLM in Business and Corporate Law. In order to earn an LLM in Business and Corporate Law, candidates must successfully complete 24 credits of approved coursework of which 15 credits must be in the business and corporate law field. In order to graduate, the candidate's cumulative grade point average must be at least 2.5.
Public Interest Law
(4 days ago) Why Public Interest Law? Students often come to law school looking to serve the public by making positive changes in their own community. USD's renowned legal research, advocacy and policy centers, such as the Center for Public Interest Law, Children's Advocacy Institute and Energy Policy Initiatives Center, are hubs for teaching, research and advocacy.
Employment and Labor Law
(5 days ago) Employment and labor law is a dynamic field that often intersects with many other areas of law. Attorneys with this legal background can work in a variety of capacities in the private, non-profit, and public sectors. Whether you want to represent employers, employees or labor unions, this concentration offers students wide latitude in charting
LLM in International Law
(3 days ago) The LLM in International Law is a professional development degree that allows graduates of U.S. law schools to further develop their knowledge and expertise in the area of international law. With the growing global economy, studying international law in a dynamic, multi-cultural city that is home to the busiest land and port entry in the world
LLM Application Checklist and Deadlines
(9 days ago) Official Law School Transcript(s) U.S. applicants must submit an official transcript from each law school attended; Transcripts should be sent directly from the law school, or may be submitted in a sealed school envelope along with other application materials from the applicant; Official Law School Class Rank
Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives
(9 days ago) Since 2014, we have partnered with the Crawford Academy of Law to bring high school students enrolled in the academy to USD School of Law for a day. High School students are introduced to the law school experience with a mock class taught by a faculty member. High School students read a case and engage in the Socratic method with the professor.
Available Paralegal Courses
(Just Now) Computers in the Legal Field (PLST510) Instructor(s): Staff 3 credit(s), Letter Graded This course is a study of computer systems as they apply to a law office. The computer component of the course familiarizes students with hardware and software used in the legal field.
Business and Corporate Law
(7 days ago) The Center for Corporate and Securities Law helps enrich scholarly and popular debate on a wide range of issues related to corporate governance, financial regulation and other business law topics. USD School of Law offers more than 40 student organizations …
General LLM with Concentration
(7 days ago) The General LLM with Concentration is a professional development degree which provides attorneys with additional education in selected areas of study. This degree is ideal for attorneys seeking in-depth training in an area of law in which they currently practice, as well as for those planning to …
2021-2022 Board of Visitors
(6 days ago) 2021-2022 Board of Visitors. The Board of Visitors is an advisory and support group that is dedicated to the School of Law's advancement as a leading center of legal education and scholarship. Members of the Board of Visitors provide counsel and feedback to the Dean on a range of issues related to the priorities and needs of the School of Law.
Intellectual Property and Technology Law
(Just Now) JD with Intellectual Property and Technology Law Concentration. Total required credits: 18. To attain this concentration, students must successfully complete all core courses and a sufficient number of credits from the approved electives to reach a minimum of 18 …
LLM in Business and Corporate Law
(8 days ago) Key Program Features. The LLM in Business and Corporate Law is a professional development degree that was designed specifically for attorneys who need to expand an existing practice to include complex business transactions, as well as those who seek to change their practice from a law firm to an in-house position as corporate counsel.
(1 days ago) USD Law is dedicated to equipping all first-year law students with the tools and skills to support your transition into law school. Be sure to utilize this webpage as a resource for what to expect in your first year at USD Law. Being engaged in the law school community will make all the difference in your law school career and will provide you
Virtual Campus Visit Day
(8 days ago) USD School of Law Quick Tour. The University of San Diego School of Law is located on one of the most beautiful college campuses in the county.Founded in 1954, USD School of Law and its primary law school building - Warren Hall, sits in the heart of campus.
(3 days ago) Beginning in 2019, the program became known as USD School of Law Paralegal Program, becoming one of only a few ABA-approved paralegal programs affiliated with an ABA-accredited law school. Recognized quality and highly regarded in the legal community. Active Advisory Committee assists with program evaluation and effectiveness.
Leadership and Advisory Board
(7 days ago) Richard "Rick" D. Barton is an adjunct professor of law at the University of San Diego School of Law, where he teaches in the area of health care law and policy. Barton is a partner at the law firm of Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP in San Diego where he has represented health care providers for more than 25 years.
Recruiting Programs and Job Fairs
(6 days ago) Law firms and bar associations offer summer opportunities for diverse students and students with specific backgrounds or areas of expertise (e.g., intellectual property). A noteworthy local opportunity is the San Diego County Bar Association’s Diversity Fellowship Program offering paid summer jobs for 1Ls at top San Diego firms and agencies.
California's Confusing Collateral Estoppel (Issue
(8 days ago) SAN DIEGO LAW REVIEW. only when consecutive litigation is permitted by the rules of claim preclusion. In other words, collateral estoppel is a less significant vehicle for attaining judicial economy than is claim preclusion because, by definition, collateral estoppel only applies when claim preclusion does not wholly bar subsequent litigation
"The Web of Law" by Thomas A. Smith
(4 days ago) The Web of Law has a structure very similar to that of other real networks, such as the Web and the network of scientific papers. The Web of Law is in substantial part a scale-free network, organized with hub cases that have many citations and the vast majority of cases, which have very few.
2021-22 Law Alumni Board
(2 days ago) 2021-22 Law Alumni Board. The Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Committee leads the alumni board in support of the law school's efforts to recruit adiverse student body and provide support for students of diverse backgrounds to aid in their retention while fostering diversity …
2021 Fall Recruiting Program
(Just Now) The University of San Diego School of Law prohibits unlawful discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, age, physical disability, mental disability, or other characteristic protected by federal or state law in the
Center for Intellectual Property Law and Markets
(3 days ago) Center for Intellectual Property Law and Markets. The Center for Intellectual Property Law and Markets trains students in the fundamentals of intellectual property (IP) laws and in the ways clients use IP rights to compete in real-world markets. USD's focus on the role of IP rights in markets distinguishes it from other, more traditional IP
Law Events Calendar
(9 days ago) The 6th Annual USD School of Law - RJS LAW Tax Controversy Institute will be held virtually via Zoom Webinar. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email with event details and the link to register to receive the Zoom Webinar link. Once you have completed that, Zoom will send the July 16 webinar link to your email.
(1 days ago) Law graduates can register for Westlaw's Grad Elite program to continue to use Westlaw for 18 months after graduation. Grad Elite provides access to Westlaw, Practical Law, Drafting Assistant, and other products in the Practice Ready package for 60 hours per month with no restrictions on use, including for professional and commercial purposes.
Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism
(2 days ago) Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism. Originalism is the view that the Constitution should be interpreted in accordance with its original meaning—that is, the meaning it had at the time of its enactment. The Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism at the University of San Diego School of Law studies all aspects of
Law Events Calendar
(9 days ago) For your 50-Year Reunion Class Gift, USD School of Law is encouraging donations to the newly established Professorship in Honor of C. Hugh Friedman and the Class of 1970 Scholarship. Professor Friedman served as a professor at USD from nearly the day that the law school was established.