Friday, April 22, 2005
Elizabeth Garrett will be appointed the Sydney M. Irmas Professor of Public Interest Law, Legal Ethics and Political Science. Garrett joined the USC Law faculty in 2003. A widely respected expert on the legislative process, direct democracy, the law of the political process, the federal budget process and administrative law, she is director of the USC-Caltech Center for the Study of Law and Politics and a member of the board of directors of the Initiative and Referendum Institute at USC. She holds a joint appointment with USC’s Department of Political Science.
Edward McCaffery will be appointed the Robert C. Packard Trustee Chair in Law and Politics Science, and Visiting Professor of Law and Economics, California Institute of Technology. McCaffery joined the USC law faculty in 1989. An internationally recognized expert in tax law, he studies tax policies, tax structures, and law and economics. He teaches Income Taxation, Public Finance, Property, and Tax Law and Policy at USC and Law and Economics and Law and Technology at the California Institute of Technology.