One Minute Brief – Winter 2015

Hubbard Acceptance

ABA led by USC Law alum
William C. Hubbard (1977) was sworn in as president of the American Bar Association on August 11.  During his year-long term, he plans to focus on legal education reform, access to justice for the poor, disparities in incarceration, diversity in the legal profession and developing a blueprint to help lawyers and judges adapt to technology and globalization.


Cherry Headshot

Cherry named new Assoc. Dean of 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, who joined the faculty in 2008, served as interim associate dean since mid-July when she replaced Danielle Holley-Walker, who left to become the dean of Howard University School of Law.


25 years pro bono

Celebrating a Quarter Century of Good Deeds
For 25 years, the Pro Bono Program has been changing lives–both inside and outside the walls of this school. Students often get just as much out of helping as those who receive the help. And those lessons carry over into their practice. We asked 24 alums to share how their time with the Pro Bono Program still impacts them today. Why 24? Because the 25th story is yours. Tell us why you choose to do pro bono!


Going pro

Going Pro
While Gamecock athletics have recently found success with nationally ranked football, baseball and women’s basketball programs, the law school has been busy producing its own outstanding talent. Here’s a highlight reel of alums who have combined their passion for sports with their law degrees to go pro in the exciting field of sports law.

Published January 20, 2015.