Rule of Law Collaborative meets with Colombian military
The Rule of Law Collaborative at the University of South Carolina met with members of the Colombian military and National Police in May 2016, during a week-long assembly focused on human rights and operational laws. It was the only group associated with the university to participate in the discussions, which also included U.S. federal judges, attorneys, and human rights experts.
Hubbard receives Burton Award for Leadership in Law
Former ABA president and 1977 alumnus William Hubbard recently received the first Burton Award given in a new category, "Leadership in Law," for his "willingness to take on the kinds of controversial issues within the legal profession that guarantee pushback from various groups of lawyers." The Burton Awards for Legal Achievement were created in 1999 and are held in association with the Library of Congress.
Wilder wins Benjamin Mabry Scholarship
Rising third-year student Robbin L. Wilder was selected as the 2016 recipient of the Benjamin M. Mabry Scholarship by the SC Bar's Employment and Labor Law Section. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student interested in the practice of employment and labor law and demonstrates leadership and academic potential.
NMRS Center to host symposium on veteran access to justice
The Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough Center on Professionalism at the School of Law will host a symposium on veteran access to justice on October 7, 2016. The symposium will explore issues related to medical-legal partnerships, veterans courts, law school veterans clinics, and service delivery to female veterans. The keynote speaker is Leigh A. Bradley, general counsel for the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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