2015 Commencement photos are now available
Photos from the Class of 2015 Order of the Coif and Commencement ceremonies are now available from our SmugMug and Flickr accounts. Once again, congratulations to all of our graduates, and we hope you enjoy the pictures.
Former USC Law School dean Robert Foster dies
Robert Watson Foster, Sr., who led the School of Law through a time of unparalleled growth as dean from 1970–1976, has died at the age of 88. "Dean Foster had a tremendous love for his nation, his native state of South Carolina, and his alma mater," said current dean Rob Wilcox. "His strong and principled leadership during a period of transformative growth in the early 1970s was critically important to its future success."
Stand now with our graduates
On Friday, 195 graduates walked across the stage on the Horseshoe. It's a great moment of pride and celebration — and one made possible by alumni like you. Watch our three-minute video to learn how alumni support has helped graduating students like Nicole Cuadrado (left) focus on their studies. Join your fellow alumni and give back today to create a strong future for our students and the School of Law.
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Former ABA President to speak at 2015 Commencement
Robert J. Grey, Jr., former president of the American Bar Association, gave the School of Law's May 2015 Commencement address. Grey is a partner with the D.C.-area law firm of Hunton & Williams and is executive director of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity.
Miller helped create "Serial" podcast spin-off, "Undisclosed"
Prof. Colin Miller is one of the principal players behind a new podcast, "Undisclosed: The State v. Adnan Syed," that has been called a spin-off of the immensely popular public radio podcast "Serial." Launched on April 13, the podcast will reveal information not addressed in "Serial," as well as new findings and developments. Read more about Undisclosed and visit the official site.
2015 Awards Day winners announced
On Tuesday, April 7, the School of Law community recognized outstanding achievement by students, faculty, and staff during its annual Awards Day ceremony held at the law school. During the ceremony, 40 different awards were presented.
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Moot court team wins 2015 Sutherland Cup
Three University of South Carolina School of Law Moot Court members won the nation's oldest, private moot competition: the 2015 Sutherland Cup Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition. Congratulations to third-year students Stephen Bowden, Charles Rudnick, and Lawson Cheek on bringing home the Sutherland Cup.