As part of its mission to advance the administration of justice and contribute to
the development of the law and legal theory, South Carolina Law holds a variety of
conferences and symposia on issues of state, national, and international importance
each year. Members of the legal community and the public are encouraged to attend
and learn more about the latest legal research on the day’s pressing issues.
March 1-2, 2019: Join legal scholars, local activists, and law enforcement professionals
for a set of panel discussions that will address some of most important issues in
policing, including the role that officers play in society and police uses of force.
2019 Cybersecurity Legal Institute
April 4, 2019: The Cybersecurity Legal Institute is a must for CEOs, CIOs, CISOs,
in-house counsel, practicing attorneys, and others looking to protect themselves from
Feb. 9, 2018: The South Carolina Law Review symposium will explore the legal, ethical, and practical
implications of the increasing use of artificial intelligence on the practice of law.
The symposium will also discuss how practicing lawyers can embrace these technological
changes to thrive in a rapidly evolving legal market.
Feb. 21-22, 2018: The struggle for peace, justice, human rights and equality continues in much of
the world, and women are increasingly serving as formidable change agents. The Rule
of Law Collaborative, in partnership with the School of Law, Women’s and Gender Studies
Program and the Mary Baskin Waters Annual Lecture Series, will host a symposium to
examine the strategies women have employed from around the globe to effect change
in the rule of law.
April 13-15, 2018: Critical tax scholarship aims at looking beyond the language of the Code and regulations
to examine what the tax law actually does, why they are the way they are and what
impact tax laws have on historically disempowered groups. Critical tax scholars will
present their work to an expert audience.
September 19-22: The Media Law School provides selected journalists with the opportunity to develop
a better understanding of the key stages of civil and criminal proceedings and to
learn enough basic law to report accurately on many important issues in the news.
October 19-20, 2018: The theme of this year's conference is "Overcoming Divisions." Join fellow clinical
professors at this regional conference to share best practices, network with like-minded
colleagues, and discover new ways to improve clinical education programs.
Cybersecurity Legal Institute
The Cybersecurity Legal Institute is a must for CEOs, CIOs, CISOs, in-house counsel,
practicing attorneys, and others looking to protect themselves from cybersecurity