COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Journalists from The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal are taking part in a discussion about presidential politics just days before South Carolina’s primaries. Tuesday’s panel discussion includes Phillip Rucker of The Washington Post and Valerie Bauerlein of The Wall Street Journal. It takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the […]
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina native and No. 3 House Democrat James Clyburn is sending his congressional papers to the University of South Carolina to help establish a new research and education center on civil rights. “I want this center to take a hard look at what South Carolina did for the civil rights movement, and […]
Charleston School of Law students are running from the tumult on their campus and into the open arms of nearby law schools, some of which appear to be ramping up recruitment efforts in the Holy City.
University of South Carolina trustee and Anderson lawyer Chuck Allen was arrested for disorderly conduct last week.
Former South Carolina and NFL running back Harold Green II has been arrested on charges of assaulting five female high school students.
Five lawyers seeking the top job at the University of South Carolina School of Law will be getting a who's who tour of the Palmetto State's legal community in coming weeks as the hunt for a new law dean moves into a new stage. Three candidates hail from outside the state. Two others have South Carolina connections. But all will be under scrutiny from a variety of legal professionals as well as law[...]
Twenty years ago, Pamela Robinson had a conversation that ended up putting the University of South Carolina School of Law in the vanguard of student pro bono action in the early 1990s. She was an assistant to then-Dean John Montgomery, and they were talking about the concept of mandatory pro bono service, "which we both considered pretty much an oxymoron," Robinson recalled.
Clients are few and lawyer participation is still ramping up, but a fledgling, unfunded pro bono program is ready to help low-income Palmetto State artists who can't afford to pay for legal representation. From contracts to copyright infringement to business plans, such artists now can go online to get assistance from the S.C. Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, a program that kicked off in October. "[...]
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