Despite the threat of Hurricane Matthew, spirits were high during reunion weekend this past October, as old friends and classmates gathered together to reconnect and remember thier law school days. The reunion honored the classes of 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2006, and 2011. If your class year ends in a two or seven, be on the lookout for your reunion information in the coming months!
Here are a few select photos from the reunion parties.
(l to r) Matt Abee, Colin Spangler, Creasie Parrott and Brett Bayne.
Congratulations to the University of South Carolina School of Law Mock Trial team, who—for the third time in a row—won the regional round of the Texas Young Lawyers Association National Trial Competition on Feb. 11, 2017.
The team included third-year student Colin Spangler and second-year student Creasie Parrott, along with coaches Brett Bayne, Matt Abee, and Kinli Abee. They will be returning to the national competition in Fort Worth in March.
Pamela D. Robinson, director of the University of South Carolina School of Law Pro Bono Program, spoke as part of a panel discussion titled “Bridging the Gaps: Using Technology to Increase Access to Justice and Law School Engagement” at the Association of American Law Schools annual conference in January 2017.
Pam Robinson (1986) was the featured alumna in Clemson World magazine in January. The magazine highlighted Robinson’s passion for helping others and her career as the director of the University of South Carolina School of Law’s Pro Bono Program.
“We can’t, as law school and law students, solve all the problems of the community, but we can be there as part of the solution,” she said.
THE MERCURY NEWS OF SAN JOSE, 23 DECEMBER 2016, FEAT. PROF. BRYANT WALKER SMITH:
The day after California regulators shut down Uber’s self-driving car program in San Francisco, Uber on Thursday packed up its autonomous vehicles and hauled them to Arizona, vowing to resume testing there.
The move was a quick rebound by Uber after its pilot program in San Francisco fell apart after just one week. Instead of giving in to California regulators and applying for a $150 permit to test its self-driving cars on public roads, Uber on Thursday once again signaled it doesn’t need to play by its home state’s rules.