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October 2016

Campaign 2016: The Impact in South Carolina

20 October 2016 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
University of South Carolina School of Law, 701 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29208 United States
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OCT. 20, 2016: South Carolina’s political party chairs will meet at the University of South Carolina Thursday, Oct. 20 to discuss the impact of the presidential campaign on the state. The event takes place from 6-7:30 p.m. in the university’s School of Law auditorium on the day after the final candidate debate and just weeks before the Nov. 8 general election. It is free and open to the public. Jaime Harrison, S.C. Democratic Party, and Matt Moore, S.C. GOP, will…

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@UofSCLaw Legal IT Seminar:
“Police Body-Cams: Practical, Policy, & Legal Implications”

27 October 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

OCT. 27, 2016: Body-worn camera systems are quickly becoming an essential piece of policing equipment at agencies across the country. In this seminar, Professor Seth Stoughton (@PoliceLawProf) will identify the potential advantages that police body-cams offer to law enforcement and to police/community relations.  He will discuss the practical, policy, and legal implications that must be kept in mind as lawyers, police executives, policymakers, and communities adopt and evaluate this promising new technology. The seminar has been approved for one hour…

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@UofSCLaw Alumni Fall BBQ

27 October 2016 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Free

OCT. 27, 2016: Join fellow University of South Carolina Law alumni for drinks and a casual dinner at the Runway Cafe, 21 Airport Road Ext., in Greenville, SC. Live music provided by Philip Land, '11, and Lana Sims, '12. Click here to RSVP for this FREE event by October 24 Questions? Contact Carol Mitchell at (803) 777-3408 or lawalum@law.sc.edu. A special thanks to the host committee: Beattie B. Ashmore Andrew S. Culbreath The Honorable Debora A. Faulkner Wally Faysoux H. Mills…

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November 2016

The Power of the Minority Vote

1 November 2016 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
University of South Carolina School of Law, 701 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29208 United States
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Free

NOV. 1, 2016: South Carolina’s political party chairs, politicians, and educators will meet at the University of South Carolina School of Law Auditorium exactly one week before election day to discuss the impact of the minority vote in a presidential election. Specifically, participants will discuss how important the minority vote is in determining who will be the next president of the United States. The event, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Black Law Students Association, Student Bar Association, and…

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@UofSCLaw Legal IT Seminar:
“Practice Management: Why It Is ‘Sanity Software’ for Lawyers”

3 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. 3, 2016: It's impossible to manage any law practice without a good handle on the status of every matter. The Model Rules require that a lawyer act with reasonable diligence and promptness when representing a client, and knowing how to harness the power of practice management is key.  Steve Best, a partner with Affinity Consulting Group, LLC,  will cover both cloud-based and traditional software offerings for practice management and highlight the differences & similarities to help you make an informed decision on what…

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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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Free

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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