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School of Law

Conferences and Symposia

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.

Upcoming Events


Recent Events

 October 29:  In this webinar, representatives from the United States Attorney community and the Federal Bureau of Investigation will explore the current global threat landscape, the efforts of federal law enforcement to combat these threats, and best practices for mitigating the risks associated with the threats.
Sept. 18-21: The Media Law School at the University of South Carolina is an intensive seminar that teaches journalists from around the country about criminal and civil law and procedure with a focus on how to more effectively cover trials and the judicial process.
 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 cybersecurity threats. 
 March 1-2, 2019:  Join legal scholars, local activists, and law enforcement professionals for a set of panel discussions at the Law of the Police Conference that will address some of most important issues in policing, including the role that officers play in society and police uses of force. 
February 20, 2019:  Ransomware locks up critical files your organization needs to operate. Should you pay? There is a tremendous amount of strategy involved in making the right decision--and this webinar will guide you through that process.
February 8, 2019: The South Carolina Law Review's 2019 symposium will examine the implications of the opioid epidemic on the state and nation and features experts from legal, medical, pharmaceutical, and law enforcement agencies. 


Annual Events




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