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January 2017

@UofSCLaw Legal IT Seminar:
“Legal Services Clients Need from Tech-Savvy Lawyers”

January 19 @ 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
University of South Carolina School of Law, 701 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29208 United States
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JAN. 19, 2017: Lawyers who understand technology and laws governing its use offer important competencies to clients, not only in general, but in providing specialized counseling and advice as well as representation in litigation involving these issues. Lawyers frequently represent clients facing legal problems in these areas, and to fulfill their ethical duties, lawyers must provide competent representation or decline the matter. Young lawyers can develop their tech expertise and legal knowledge into valuable credentials that are attractive to employers…

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@UofSCLaw Faculty Auction

January 26 @ 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
South Carolina State Museum,

JAN. 26, 2017: Please plan to attend the Faculty Auction, sponsored by Phi Delta Phi from USC School of Law. The auction is divided into two portions: a live auction and a silent auction.  At the live auction, the faculty and staff auction off “experiences” such as trivia night, dinners or paddle boarding on Lake Murray.  The silent auction is comprised of items that are generously donated by members of the South Carolina Business Community.  You will see anything from gift…

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February 2017

@UofSCLaw Legal IT Seminar:
“Legal Issues in Virtual Reality for Developers, Consumers and Entrepreneurs”

February 2 @ 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
University of South Carolina School of Law, 701 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29208 United States
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FEB. 2, 2017: This program will cover the history and state of virtual reality and augmented reality as well as legal concerns of developers and consumers including intellectual property, privacy, speech, impersonation, jurisdiction, risk of injury and potential applications for lawyers. The seminar has been requested for one hour of general CLE credit (course #171645). It will be held in the School of Law Auditorium and is open to both law students and members of the legal community. The program starts at…

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@UofSCLaw South Carolina Law Review Symposium

February 9 @ 5:00 PM - February 10 @ 5:00 PM
USC Alumni Center, 900 Senate Street
Columbia, 29201 United States
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FEB. 10, 2017: The 2017 Symposium will look at the past, present, and future of criminal sentencing. Featuring a keynote from John H. Blume, director of the Cornell Death Penalty Project, the symposium coincides with the 40th anniversary of the "modern" death penalty in South Carolina.

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@UofSCLaw Legal IT Seminar:
“Tools To Help Victims of Nonconsensual Pornography”

February 16 @ 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
University of South Carolina School of Law, 701 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29208 United States
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FEB. 16, 2017: This CLE will focus on the intersection of technology and personal privacy through the lens of nonconsensual porn - better known as "revenge porn." Now criminalized in 34 states and the District of Columbia, nonconsensual pornography has harmed thousands of victims. The program will offer insights for practitioners, scholars and law students into state of the law, how it impacts victims, and the way forward in combating this crime. The program will highlight best practices developed to…

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March 2017

@UofSCLaw Legal IT Seminar:
“Digital Forensics 101”

March 2 @ 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
University of South Carolina School of Law, 701 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29208 United States
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MAR. 2, 2017: In today’s world, digital devices are generating massive amounts of data. This large amount of data must be properly handled and analyzed in a specific manner to ensure the integrity of the data. The science of Digital Forensics is very complex and can be overwhelming if the basics are not understood. The course will provide an overview of digital forensic terminology, concepts, and case examples that will be helpful for attorneys to handle their cases more effectively.…

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2017 Knowlton Lecture

March 23 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
University of South Carolina School of Law, 701 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29208 United States
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MAR. 23, 2017: "Freedom of Speech and the Modern University," is the topic of the 2017 Charles W. Knowlton Law & Liberal Arts Lecture.  The lecture will be delivered by Robert Post, dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law at Yale Law School, who will discuss how university policies are changing the way faculty, staff, and students exercise their first amendment rights.  The Knowlton Visiting Scholar program brings together faculty and students from various departments to promote interdisciplinary discussion…

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2017 BLSA Banquet

March 30 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
USC Alumni Center, 900 Senate Street
Columbia, 29201 United States
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MARCH 30, 2017: The Honorable Matthew J. Perry Chapter of the Black Law Students Association cordially invites you to the 2017 BLSA Banquet. All are welcome to attend and help the chapter celebrate diversity at the School of Law. This year's guest speaker is Danielle Holley-Walker, dean of the Howard University School of Law. Tickets are $30 for BLSA dues paying members, and $40 for the general public. They may be purchased here through March 14. No tickets will be available…

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April 2017

@UofSClaw Rule of Law Collaborative Symposium

April 7 @ 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
University of South Carolina School of Law, 701 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29208 United States
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January 2015 protest in Seattle. (Photo: Scott Lum via Flickr) APRIL 7, 2017: On April 7, the University of South Carolina Rule of Law Collaborative (ROLC) will host a symposium at the School of Law: Bridging the Divide: African-American Communities and Law Enforcement. The symposium looks to heal the relationship between communities and the officers that serve them, exploring whether restorative justice mechanisms, specifically Truth and Reconciliation Commissions, would help unify the two groups. The ROLC welcomes…

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@UofSCLaw 25th Annual Compleat Lawyer Awards Ceremony

April 25 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Capstone Conference Center,

APRIL 25, 2017: Join us as we celebrate the best of our profession! The Compleat Lawyer Awards were established in 1992 to recognize alumni for outstanding civic and professional accomplishments. Recipients are individuals who have made significant contributions to the legal profession and exemplify the highest standards of professional competence, ethics and integrity.     Learn more about the Compleat Lawyer Awards.      

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