The University of South Carolina Constitutional Law Center is one of four centers in the nation funded by Congress to research and produce materials on constitutional law for legal academics, social studies teachers, and the general public. Housed in the University of South Carolina School of Law, the Center became active in 2021.
The Center fulfills its research mission by investigating various constitutional law topics of current interest. It primarily researches education-related constitutional issues and the interplay of the federal and state constitutions. The Center fulfills its educational mission by creating and presenting on instructional materials for social studies teachers. Together, these activities promote a deeper and wider understanding of America’s constitutional government and history among scholars, teachers, and the general public.