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November 2016

2016 SC Journal of International Law and Business Symposium:
Navigating Climate Change in a Global Business Environment

10 November 2016 @ 5:45 PM - 11 November 2016 @ 3:30 PM

November 10-11: Although climate change was once viewed as an issue in the distant future, it has shifted to the present, joining the forefront of major issues. Climate-related changes are already affecting our world, including longer, hotter summers and shorter winters, flooding, heavier downpours, ocean acidification, vulnerable coastal lifelines, and more. The legal responses and approaches to this global issue include regulations, climate policies, international treaties, and conventions—all of which affect global industries and businesses in a myriad of ways.…

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@UofSCLaw Legal IT Seminar:
“Defense & Offense on the Internet: The Terminology of Attacks”

17 November 2016 @ 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM
University of South Carolina School of Law, 701 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29208 United States
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Free

NOV. 17, 2016: Marcos Vieyra, Chief Information Security Officer for the State of South Carolina leads the last Legal IT Seminar of the fall 2016 semester, delving into the topic of cyber-attacks. What is defense and offense in the context of the Internet? Do offensive activities always constitute an attack? Could some defensive actions, such as “hunting” within one’s own organizational boundaries, constitute an attack by a defender? Is accurate attribution of an attack within reach of average organizations, and…

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December 2016

Veteran Access to Justice Symposium

9 December 2016 @ 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
USC Alumni Center, 900 Senate Street
Columbia, 29201 United States
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DEC 9, 2016: The Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough Center on Professionalism at the University of South Carolina School of Law will host a symposium on the delivery of legal services to veterans through medical-legal partnerships, veterans treatments courts, and veterans legal clinics. Speakers include Linda Klein, president of the ABA, and a keynote address by Leigh A. Bradley, general counsel for the Department of Veteran Affairs. Registration is free, and ends November 11. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE AGENDA…

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January 2017

@UofSCLaw Legal IT Seminar:
“Technology Every Ethical Lawyer Must Understand”

January 5 @ 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. 5, 2017: Lawyers must be competent and must protect their clients’ confidential information. These ethical duties are two of the bedrocks of the Rules of Professional Conduct. Competence includes knowledge about the technology lawyers use in the course of representing, counseling, and communicating with and for their clients. Although these duties are rules of reason, what is reasonable is informed by legal requirements, such as privacy laws, as well as practices commonly recommended by experts and law enforcement. It…

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@UofSCLaw Legal IT Seminar:
“Lean Law Firm Management”

January 13 @ 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. 23, 2017: Dave Maxfield shows you how medium and small law firms can use techniques developed for manufacturing (Toyota Production System, Lean Management, Theory of Constraints) to run a profitable law office based on speed and flexibility. Dave Maxfield is a practicing attorney with over twenty years' experience in small and solo firms, specializing in consumer protection law in Columbia, South Carolina. He is a three-time ABA TechShow speaker on mind-mapping and paperless technology. Dave has also taught mind-mapping…

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@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
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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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