School of Law at a Glance University of South Carolina

School of Law at a Glance. As one of the nation's oldest and the state's only nonprofit law school, we combine a firm legal foundation with diverse electives and dual degree opportunities for a curriculum that will prepare you to practice law in any field, anywhere. Our location, just steps from the State House, Supreme Court of South Carolina

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Dual Degree Programs

(Just Now) As business and law become increasingly interconnected, South Carolina Law and the Moore School of Business offer a cross-disciplinary opportunity to pursue a joint JD/MBA program, while saving time by enrolling in both programs concurrently, and graduating in just 3.5 years.

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McKenzie Osborne

(4 days ago) Background. McKenzie Osborne teaches Legal Research, Analysis & Writing I and II for first-year law students. Prior to joining the faculty, Ms. Osborne practiced law in New York City, as an associate at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP and later Feuerstein Kulick LLP. Her practice primarily focused on debt finance, including secured term loans, note offerings, and acquisition financings, for both

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Law University of South Carolina

(1 days ago) Law. Since 1867, we have remained true to our mission of teaching law through in-depth study, professional mentoring and service. We have a history of excellence, but we are not bound by tradition. Here you will be challenged to think critically and find creative solutions to today's complex problems.

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South Carolina Law welcomes new faculty

(5 days ago) Madalyn Wasilczuk. Assistant Professor of Law Twitter: @mkwasilczuk Madalyn Wasilczuk is the newest clinical faculty member at South Carolina Law, teaching Interviewing, Counseling, and Negotiations, Criminal Adjudication, and Eighth Amendment Law & Litigation. She will soon direct the Criminal Practice Clinic. Her scholarly interests examine human rights in all phases of …

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Guide to S.C. Orders of Protection and Restraining Orders

(Just Now) Upon entry of a Restraining Order, federal law prohibits the Defendant from possessing firearms if the parties are current or former spouses, co-parents, or co-habitants and the court finds that the Defendant is a credible threat to the survivor, or the Restraining Order prohibits the use or threat of physical force.

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Entering Class Profile

(2 days ago) Learn more about South Carolina Law, including an employment profile of recent graduates and a list of upper division classes and clinics grouped by legal practice area. Download the Viewbook. Consumer Information (ABA Required Disclosures) The American Bar Association requires publication of consumer information for the benefit of current and

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Termination of Parental Rights Hearing

(7 days ago) Termination of parental rights hearings are a new and separate action from the prior merits case. There must be a new appointment order for the defense attorney, the child’s GAL, and the attorney for the child’s GAL. It is in the court’s discretion to reappoint the defense attorney and the GAL for the child from the merits case to serve

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Community Resources

(1 days ago) The free seminars will be held in the School of Law Auditorium and are open to both law students and members of the legal community. Memory Hold The Door. In 1958, the South Carolina Bar Association and the School of Law faculty established “Memory Hold the Door” to preserve for the inspiration of future generations the spirit and the high

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Constitutional Law Center

(8 days ago) Constitutional Law Center. The University of South Carolina’s Constitutional Law Center researches issues of public interest and brings South Carolina Law’s expertise in constitutional law into public school classrooms, enhancing students’ civics and historical knowledge …

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Publications and Resources

(1 days ago) Publications. Our staff members produce training and resource materials to assist professionals and volunteers working with children involved in the child protection and juvenile justice court systems. In addition to publications developed by center staff, links to valuable on-line materials are also provided.

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Dispositional Hearing

(2 days ago) The solicitor or law enforcement may file an objection to the expungement based on ineligibility of the charges or additional pending charges, and the expungement must then be heard by the court. Options Available at Disposition. Expand all

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Meet Our Ambassadors

(8 days ago) You spend a lot of time around the same people during law school; luckily, UofSC Law has some of the best students, faculty, and staff possible. Melissa Byars, 2L, Ambassador Chair. Email: [email protected] Hometown: Lexington, SC. Undergrad Institute: University of South Carolina- …

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School of Law < University of South Carolina

(7 days ago) The School of Law Academic Bulletin is the official document of record concerning academic programs and regulations. This bulletin is for information purposes only and does not constitute any contractual agreement between a student and the University of South Carolina. The University reserves the right to make changes in curricula, degree

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NMRS Center on Professionalism

(Just Now) Henry Harman Edens Professor of Law & Director, NMRS Center on Professionalism. Room 330 | 803-777-9942. 1525 Senate Street. Columbia, SC 29208. [email protected] Sharon Williams. JOE Program Director. Room 376 | 803-777-8390. [email protected]

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Top scholars in our clinics

(3 days ago) Ann Eisenberg. Associate Professor of Law. Director, Environmental Law Clinic. Economic Regulation and Rural America, 98 Washington University Law Review 737 (2021). Distributive Justice and Rural America, 61 Boston College Law Review 189 (2020). Just Transitions, 92 Southern California Law Review 273 (2019).

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Admissions Requirements

(4 days ago) Enrollment Requirements. A candidate must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, or expect to receive one by the date of their enrollment in the School of Law. The only exception to this requirement is for participants in the University of South Carolina Honors College 3+3/Bachelor's + J.D. program.

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Mission, Vision & Values

(5 days ago) Law Faculty Resolution Against Racism The faculty of the University of South Carolina School of Law joins with other communities around the world, including members of our own student, staff, and alumni communities, to stand in solidarity with those in the United States and elsewhere who condemn the widespread pattern of both state sanctioned and private violence directed against Black Americans.

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Mock Trial wins national championship

(3 days ago) The law school's mock trial team is under the direction of coach and adjunct faculty member Brett Bayne and alumni coaches Creasie Parrott and Colin Spangler. Over a four-day period, the students won nine full trials to take the title. Additionally, Harmon was named the Best Overall Advocate and DuBose earned honors for Best Direct Examination.

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Thomas R. Haggard

(5 days ago) Professor Haggard graduated with honors from the University of Texas School of Law, where he served as Casenote Editor on the Texas Law Review. He practiced law at Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C., and then served on the law faculty of Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey, before joining the University of South Carolina faculty in 1975.

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Faculty Expertise

(7 days ago) Our law faculty is committed to excellence in teaching and research, and includes many who are nationally prominent in their respective areas of expertise. Among the faculty are authors of leading casebooks, treatises, and law review articles. Frequently sought after by both national, state, and local media outlets, our faculty can provide your

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Transforming how child welfare advocates are trained

(8 days ago) The Children’s Law Center already provides annual training to more than 10,000 professionals in justice, law enforcement, and child welfare across the state. Now that the center has opened, Dhunjishah said there is even more opportunity for growth.

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The long march towards equality

(6 days ago) Outside of the law school, Leverette continued to advance women’s rights in Columbia and across the state. During the 1950s, she helped revitalize the local chapter of the League of Women Voters, serving as its president from 1958-1961. She also joined the group’s charge for women to serve on state juries, which finally became law in 1967.

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Family Fund Donors

(5 days ago) Family Fund Donors. The University of South Carolina School of Law recognizes those faculty and staff, who demonstrated their Family Fund commitment through support during our fiscal year of July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. Thank you to our Family Fund donors who contributed to any law fund during the fiscal year of July 1, 2019 through June 30

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A call to action on rule of law in the U.S.

(7 days ago) A call to action on rule of law in the U.S. Dean William Hubbard's shares the critical role law schools play in reversing the deterioration of the rule of law in the United States, as reported in the World Justice Project’s 2021 Rule of Law Index. Hubbard is the co-founder and chair of the board of the World Justice Project.

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Loan Forgiveness Fund

(9 days ago) Loan Forgiveness Fund. The Public Interest Law Loan Forgiveness Fund (PILLFF) provides financial assistance to graduates of the School of Law who obtain employment in the field of public interest law and who need assistance in repaying loans used to fund their legal education.This fund was established in 2002 by retired USC Law Professor William McAninch to help alleviate the high debt

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Adjudicatory Hearing

(3 days ago) The solicitor or law enforcement may file an objection to the expungement based on ineligibility of the charges or additional pending charges, and the expungement must then be heard by the court. Required Determinations & Findings. Determine whether the evidence presented proves beyond a reasonable doubt that the child committed the offense

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Access to Justice

(3 days ago) Veteran Legal Needs Survey (2019) The Center partnered with Bennett Gore, director of the Veterans Legal Clinic, and Liyun Zhang, a research scientist at the Children's Law Center, to conduct statewide surveys of indigent veterans and legal and social service providers in …

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Robert T. Bockman

(1 days ago) Bob is admitted to practice law in the courts of Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, and before numerous Federal Courts, including the United States Supreme Court. Since 1993, Bob has taught Appellate Advocacy at the Law School.

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Class of 2021 celebrates commencement on the Horseshoe

(Just Now) Class of 2021 celebrates commencement on the Horseshoe Posted on: May 25, 2021; Updated on: May 25, 2021 By Rob Schaller, [email protected] On Friday, May 7, the University of South Carolina School of Law held its commencement ceremony on the historic Horseshoe, with the 196 members of the Class of 2021 becoming the school’s newest alumni.

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Remembering Prof. Bob Felix

(3 days ago) Robert L. Felix, the James P. Mozingo III Professor Emeritus of Legal Research and distinguished professor emeritus of law at the University of South Carolina School of Law, died on Tuesday, March 24, 2020.He was 85 years old. Felix, who began teaching at South Carolina Law in 1967, was one of the most senior active members of the faculty, having served for more than 50 years.

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