Law Library Closed
The Law Library will open on Wednesday, October 7, at 8:00 a.m. This opening is subject to change should University officials issue a notice of campus closure.
Kluska and McMenamin win mock trial competition
Congratulations to third-year students LeAnna McMenamin (left) and Alexa Kluska (right) for their team victory in the 7th Annual Judge J. Lyles Glenn, Jr. and Terrell L. Glenn, Sr. Mock Trial Competition. McMenamin was also named the top individual advocate in the competition.
An audience with the judges
The Honorable Dennis W. Shedd, Judge for the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, who teaches a course titled Fourth Circuit Practice, recently took his students to the Matthew J. Perry Jr. Federal Courthouse to meet the Honorable Terry L. Wooten, Chief Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.
Alumnus William Hubbard featured in documentary on racial reconciliation William Hubbard, 1977 alumnus and immediate past-president of the ABA, was featured in the South Carolina ETV documentary, "A Seat at the Table: Pathways to Reconciliation." Hubbard, who is also a USC board member, discussed efforts to replicate a racial reconciliation program similar to the one at the University of Mississippi.
Alumna Judy Clarke profiled in The New Yorker The New Yorker magazine's September 14th issue features an in-depth article about 1977 alumna Judy Clarke and provides insights into her life and her methods of trying to help her clients avoid the death penalty. Her clients include Susan Smith, Ted Kaczynski, Zacarias Moussaoui, Eric Rudolph, and most recently Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
2014 grad argues before state's highest court
Presenting a case before the South Carolina Supreme Court is the pinnacle of many a law career. Perry MacLennan, a School of Law alum who has only been practicing law for a year, has already done just that — and he won his case as well.