Cherry named Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Jaclyn A. Cherry, an associate professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law, was named associate dean for academic affairs in October. Cherry had been serving as interim associate dean since mid-July. “I am pleased that Jackie has agreed to serve as our associate dean for academic affairs, and I know that everyone […]

Victory at the Carolinas Invitational Mock Trial Tournament

After completing five trials in only two and a half days, University of South Carolina School of Law students Alexa Kluska, Bruce Burk, Monica Bracey and Phylicia Woods took first place at the third annual Carolinas Invitational Mock Trial Competition in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Mock Trial Bar won unanimously in both the semifinal and […]

USC Law Students and Richland County Bar Association Partner to Provide Area Veterans with Free Legal Assistance

South Carolina veterans in need of legal help filing or appealing a benefits claim with the US Department of Veterans Affairs will soon be getting just that, thanks to a partnership between the Richland County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division (RCBA YLD), and the Service Members and Veterans in Law (SVL), a student organization of […]

Daniel Craig wins Hugh L. Willcox Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year Award

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 […]

Memphis native wins Clinical Program Professionalism Award from the University of South Carolina School of Law

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 […]