Law students celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” These are the words of Martin Luther King, Jr. that members of the Honorable Matthew J. Perry chapter of the Black Law Students Association took to heart in their celebration of the King Holiday. The student members started their celebration of […]

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 […]

Members of the USC Federalist Society chapter, Chris Hampton ('15), Ashley Kemp ('15), Lawson Cheek ('15), John Kornegay ('15), Adam Morgan ('15), Jake Rea ('15), Alex Winston ('14), Samantha Wilder ('15), and Harry Dixon ('16), accept their award from former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey (2007-2009).

Members of the USC Federalist Society chapter, Chris Hampton (’15), Ashley Kemp (’15), Lawson Cheek (’15), John Kornegay (’15), Adam Morgan (’15), Jake Rea (’15), Alex Winston (’14), Samantha Wilder (’15), and Harry Dixon (’16), accept their award from former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey (2007-2009).

The University of South Carolina School of Law’s Federalist Society won its first Feddie Award at the Federalist Society’s Annual Student Symposium in Gainesville, Fla., on March 8. Out of more than 200 law schools represented, the USC Law chapter received the “Alexander Hamilton Most Improved Chapter,” one of only four awards available.

“We have worked very hard this year, and it is always nice when someone recognizes your hard work,” said the organization’s president, Alex Winston. “We won for most improved, but I still see a lot of room for improvement. I really think next year’s leadership can further strengthen our presence in the USC Law community.”

The other three winners were Yale Law School, Harvard Law School, and the Barry University School of Law.

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 […]