In honor of Women’s History Month, the University of South Carolina School of Law
recognizes and celebrates the work and accomplishments of its female faculty members.
Associate Professor Marie Boyd's article, Preemption & Gender & Racial (In)equity: Why State Tort Law Is Needed in the Cosmetic Context, is forthcoming in the Boston University Law Review.
In the article, Boyd argues that the federal preemption of state tort law may perpetuate
and even compound existing racial and gender inequities in the cosmetics context.
This article builds on her 2018 article, Gender, Race & the Inadequate Regulation of Cosmetics, which argues that failures in cosmetics regulation disproportionately put women--particularly
women who are members of other historically excluded groups--at risk. This article
was published in the Yale Journal of Law & Feminism.
Professor Jaclyn Cherry is a leading expert in nonprofit and tax exempt law. She served
as an advisor for the American Law Institute’s Restatement of the Law of Charitable
Cherry is also the director of Clinical Legal Education at South Carolina Law, overseeing
eight in-house clinics and the externship program.
She recently co-authored several texts, including the 3rd edition of Understanding
Nonprofit and Tax Exempt Organizations, which will be published by Carolina Academic
Press this year (2022).
Associate Professor Tessa Davis' book chapter, “Tax’s Power: Feminism, Tax, and the Making of Society,” is forthcoming
in the edited volume, The Political Philosophy of Taxation (Springer 2022).
In the chapter, Davis explores how feminist thinkers and advocates have engaged with
tax and tax policy debates, as well as how feminism has shaped and may continue to
shape the same.
Associate Professor Ann Eisenberg received a prestigious appointment as a 2022 Digital Studies Fellow at the Kluge
Center at the Library of Congress. She is currently in residence at the center conducting
her research project, “Bridging the Digital Divide: How the History of U.S. Infrastructure
Can Inform the Future of Rural Access to Technological Innovation.”
Professor Jacqueline Fox has two forthcoming law review articles, The Lived Experience of Health Insurance, which will be published in the Northeastern University Law Review, and The Dental Health of Rural Elderly People and Its Social Justice Implications, which will be published in the West Virginia Law Review.
Her work in health insurance advocacy was the focus of an episode of the An Arm and A Leg podcast, which is funded by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Co-authors are Stephanie Russo Carroll and Ibrahim Garba (Native Nations Institute,
Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy at the University of Arizona); Desi Small-Rodriquez
(American Indian Studies Program, University of California Los Angeles); Vanessa Y.
Hiratsuka (Center for Human Development, University of Alaska Anchorage); Maui Hudson
(Te Kotahi Research Institute, University of Waikato, New Zealand); and Nanibaa' A.
Garrison (Institute for Society and Genetics; Institute for Precision Health; and
the Division of General Internal Medicine & Health Services Research, University of
California Los Angeles).
Eve Ross, a reference librarian in the law library, was elected in March to serve as an at-large
member of the Research Instruction and Patron Services Special Interest Section of
the American Association of Law Libraries.
Associate Professor Emily Suski started CHAMPS, a medical-legal partnership, that works with the School of Medicine
and Prisma Health to address the social determinants of children’s health. She teaches
the CHAMPS Clinic and torts. Her scholarship focuses on Title IX, particularly its operation in the
K-12 public schools. Her most recent article, Subverting Title IX, was published in the fall 2021 issue of the Minnesota Law Review.
In the article, Winston argues that capital markets can only achieve their ultimate
goal of promoting economic prosperity if regulators account for the way in which investment
practices can contribute to wealth inequality.
Professor Marcia Zug’s current book, Love and Marriage, will be published by Steerforth Press in 2023. The book explores the legal history
of not marrying for love, why the law encourages such matches, and their myriad and
surprising implications. Zug’s most recent article, ICWA’s Irony, was published in the American Indian Law Review and cited in the states’ petition for cert in the ICWA case Brackeen v. Haaland, which the Supreme Court has agreed to hear in October.
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