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.
A Passion for Justice: An Encounter with Clarence Darrow
January 14, 2020: For one evening only, the Judge Karen J. Williams Courtroom will
transform into a theatre to tell the story of an iconic trial lawyer known for his
courtroom theatrics – Clarence Darrow.
February 21, 2020: The South Carolina Law Review's 2020 symposium will focus on what
is being done to combat various types of human trafficking in the United States and
abroad. Additional details forthcoming.
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.