Four University of South Carolina School of Law professors were awarded tenure by the University of South Carolina Board of Trustees on June 17–with three of those also receiving a promotion to the rank of associate professor. Josie F. Brown, a Harvard Law graduate, joined the Law School on a full time basis in 2004 […]
Daniel Craig, a third-year law student and native of Woodruff, South Carolina, was recently recognized with the Hugh L. Willcox Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year Award from the University of South Carolina School of Law. The award is presented to a student who not only demonstrates a dedication to public service and volunteerism, but […]
Erika Danielle Robinson, a third-year law student and native of Memphis, Tennessee, was recently recognized with the Clinical Program Professionalism Award from the University of South Carolina School of Law. The award is presented annually by the law school’s Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough Center on Professionalism to the student who demonstrates the highest commitment […]
University of South Carolina School of Law alumni dominated the South Carolina Lawyers Weekly 2013 Leadership in Law Awards, which were handed out on Thursday (March 14) in Charleston, SC. Of the 24 lawyers recognized at the ceremony, 18 were graduates of USC Law, including 1973 alumnus Jay Bender, who is now a USC Law […]
On Thursday, the University of South Carolina Board of Trustees unanimously approved the financing necessary to move forward toward construction of a new building for the School of Law. “This marks a major step forward, and we couldn’t be more excited about yesterday’s vote,” said Robert M. Wilcox, dean of the law school. “Our new […]
The University of South Carolina School of Law is partnering with the SC HIV/AIDS Council and the Harvard Law School Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation to host a community forum to discuss the implementation of the Affordable Care Act—otherwise known as Obamacare—and Medicaid expansion in the Palmetto State. The event will take place […]
Professor Jaclyn Cherry was elected to membership in The American Law Institute on January 26, 2012. She is currently an Editor of the ALI Principles of the Law of Nonprofit Organizations.
By Peggy Binette, firstname.lastname@example.org, 803-777-5400 Nine alumni from the School of Law at the University of South Carolina have been named recipients of 2012 Compleat Lawyer Awards. Established in 1992, the Compleat Lawyer Award is the School of Law’s highest recognition of professional achievement and civic leadership by the school’s alumni. USC Law Dean Robert […]
By Peggy Binette, email@example.com, 803-777-5400 “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed it is the only thing that ever does.” Margaret Mead’s words perfectly describe the work of the South Carolina’s Children’s Justice Task Force, says its newly elected chair, Pamela Robinson, director of the Pro Bono […]
By Peggy Binette, firstname.lastname@example.org, 803-777-5400 University of South Carolina law students had a rare opportunity Friday (Jan. 20) to hear a rousing discussion between U.S. Supreme Court associate justices Antonin Scalia and Stephen Breyer on how the high court selects cases and decides them.