“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 […]
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).
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.
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, 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 […]
Students at the USC School of Law go all out to celebrate Halloween, and this year is no exception. MONSTER’S BALL: On Friday, Oct. 26, the Student Bar Association is hosting their annual Monster’s Ball, a chance for all law students, as well as other graduate students at USC, to take a break from the […]
Women in Law presents the 16th Annual Race Judicata on Saturday February 18. The 5K Run/Walk kicks off at 10 AM at Hand Middle School and has a number of categories of runners.
The University of South Carolina School of Law BLSA Chapter has been named the 2011-2012 SRBLSA Chapter of the Year. The southern region is composed of nine states and over 40 law schools. The group heads to Nationals in March to compete for National Chapter of the Year.