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Supreme Court Justice Alito headlines dedication ceremony

Supreme Court Justice Alito headlines dedication ceremony

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito delivered the keynote address at the dedication ceremony for the new law school building. The ceremony also included some of the state's top legal and political officials.

Summer job helps 3L follow immigration law path

Summer job helps 3L follow immigration law path

Third-year student Kevin Raus' summer experiences at Gardner Law, a Raleigh-based firm that specializes in immigration issues, helped him realize his future career path.

Orientation for the Class of 2020 begins Thursday, Aug. 17

Orientation for the Class of 2020 begins Thursday, Aug. 17

The School of Law's New Student Orientation program is designed to introduce students to the legal profession, familiarize them with the expectations of the academic and professional community, and equip them with the study skills to "hit the ground running" as classes begin. This year, orientation is from Thursday, Aug.17 to Tuesday, Aug. 22.

Prof. Marcia Zug receives Fulbright Scholarship

Prof. Marcia Zug receives Fulbright Scholarship

Zug will travel to Australia to study the differences between America's Indian Child Welfare Act and Australia's Aboriginal Child Placement Principle.

Alumnus Ben Hepner credits Career Services for helping land dream job

Alumnus Ben Hepner credits Career Services for helping land dream job

The 2016 graduate joins the Greenville Health System's in-house counsel team, and says his experiences at the School of Law helped prepare him for a career that puts his passion into practice.

Balancing law school, marriage and a baby

Balancing law school, marriage and a baby

Demetrius Pyburn and his wife welcomed a baby boy last fall, just as Pyburn was entering his third year of law school. They say the School of Law was instrumental in helping them continue their education and achieve their goals.

Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito to speak at Dedication Ceremony

Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito to speak at Dedication Ceremony

The associate justice for the Supreme Court of the United States will be the featured speaker at the university event, which will recognize the opening of School of Law's new home.

Supreme Court's immigration ruling reflects influence of Judge Shedd's Fourth Circuit dissent

Supreme Court's immigration ruling reflects influence of Judge Shedd's Fourth Circuit dissent

Both the Supreme Court and Judge Shedd, who teaches a course in Fourth Circuit Practice at the School of Law, cited Winter v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. as precedent establishing the need for courts to balance equities when considering the imposition of a preliminary injunction.

Konduros Public Service Fellows begin summer work for third year

Konduros Public Service Fellows begin summer work for third year

The 2017 Fellows have been selected and are already engaged in pursuing creative solutions to some of South Carolina's most challenging legal issues.

Public interest law loan forgiveness fund applications accepted through June 30

Public interest law loan forgiveness fund applications accepted through June 30

School of Law alumni who work in the public sector are encouraged to apply for the 2017 distribution of funds by the end of the month.

Elliot Condon receives prestigious scholarship

Elliot Condon receives prestigious scholarship

Condon is the 2017 recipient of the Benjamin M. Mabry Scholarship.

2017 commencement address by J. Michael Luttig receives national attention

2017 commencement address by J. Michael Luttig receives national attention

Speech featured on the legal news site "Above the Law" and also quoted by another law school commencement speaker.

Marlene Johnson-Moore serves her country through Presidential Management Fellows Program

Marlene Johnson-Moore serves her country through Presidential Management Fellows Program

The 2015 alumna, who works with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, says she was prepared for the opportunity, thanks to the University of South Carolina School of Law.

Law library begins move to new building

Law library begins move to new building

The law library will be closed from May 8-29 as the School of Law relocates to its new home at 1525 Senate Street. The library anticipates reopening by Tuesday, May 30.

Detective Jonathan LeCompte pursues a second career in law school

Third-year student Jonathan LeCompte is pursuing his second career at the University of South Carolina School of Law after serving as a detective for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Osbelkis Perez finds her passion in Children's Law

Osbelkis Perez was drawn to the Children's Law program at USC Law, particularly the opportunity to advocate for children through the juvenile arbitration program.

SC native Rosanne Sullivan pursues food and drug law

Rosanne's passion for fitness and health paved the way for her to find her niche as a lawyer: food and drug law.

Chris Campbell finds success in Beijing

Chris has followed his passion for the law from Columbia to London, Beijing and Vienna.

Betsy Bull explores the wilds of Alaska

Betsy Bull applied to clerk in Alaska on a whim. What she found was a small, unique community and a lifestyle that fits her perfectly.

Mentors help law students succeed

Mentoring program helps students navigate the shoals of law school and beyond.

Andrew Rawl connects with his community

Third year student Andrew Rawl has a passion for law and plans to use his degree to help others.

 

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