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Joseph F. Rice School of Law

October 2023: Faculty Scholarship & Impact

Amicus Briefs

Clint Wallace
Moore v. United States
Amici curiae written by Professor Wallace with Reuven Avi-Yonah and Bret Wells.


Bryant Walker Smith
Selected for the 2023-2025 Fellowship Program at the Information Society Law Center (ISLC) at the University of Milan

Madalyn Wasilczuk
Named a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation


Losing control: When San Jose police confront people in mental health crisis, why do they end up hurting them so often?
The Mercury News (ft. Seth Stoughton)
October 8, 2023

Legal Deserts: Scarcity of lawyers threatens justice in in many rural areas
SC Lawyers Weekly (ft. Elizabeth Chambliss & Taylor Gilliam)
October 18, 2023

Tax Profs Urge Justices To Uphold Repatriation Levy
Law 360 (ft. Clint Wallace)
October 20, 2023

A Police Dog Attacked a Black Trucker on his Knees. An Ohio City Is Dealing with the Aftermath
AP (ft. Madalyn Wasilczuk)
October 22, 2023

California sidelines GM Cruise's driverless cars, cites safety risk
Reuters (ft. Bryant Walker Smith)
October 24, 2023

California suspension is an existential threat to Cruise
Understanding AI (ft. Bryant Walker Smith)
October 25, 2023

Pee Dee advocates working to combat domestic violence in rural areas
Post & Courier (ft. Lisa Martin)
October 26, 2023

A Cruise car hit a pedestrian. The company’s response could set back California’s new robotaxi industry
LA Times (ft. Bryant Walker Smith)
October 26, 2023

Cruise Didn't Tell Anyone That A Woman Was Dragged 20 Feet After Being Pushed Into Robotaxi
JALOPNIK (ft. Bryant Walker Smith)
October 26, 2023

Cruise, GM’s robotaxi service, suspends all driverless operations nationwide
AP (ft. Bryant Walker Smith)
October 27, 2023

When Love Hurts: Domestic Violence in SC
WACH FOX (ft. Lisa Martin)
October 27, 2023


Bryant Walker Smith on Cruise’s suspension and what it means for the self-driving industry (Episode 222)
Automotive News (ft. Bryant Walker Smith)
October 29, 2023


Madalyn Wasilczuk
Death in the Shadows
University of Alabama School of Law
October 2, 2023

Madalyn Wasilczuk
On These Grounds Film Discussion

University of South Carolina School of Law
October 4, 2023

Madalyn Wasilczuk
Youth Defense & Carceral Oversight in South Carolina

Ridge View High School
October 10, 2023

Jan Baker
Training Lawyer Leaders
Strengthening Capacity of the Parliament of Turkmenistan
International Visitor Leadership Program
U.S. Department of State
October 10, 2023

Aleksandra Chauhan
Navigating Youth Waiver Cases in South Carolina
Annual Public Defenders Association Conference
October 10, 2023

Elizabeth Chambliss
Plenary Speaker
International Access to Justice Forum at UC Irvine
October 11, 2023

Elizabeth Chambliss
Rural Legal Markets
International Access to Justice Forum at UC Irvine
October 13, 2023

Madalyn Wasilczuk
The New Red Record

Bellow Scholar Workshop at CUNY Law
October 13-14, 2023

Bryant Walker Smith
Planning of Autonomous Mobility
International Road Foundation
October 17, 2023

Tessa Davis
Imagining the Body in Tax
Touro Law Faculty Colloquium
October 18, 2023

Aparna Polavarapu
Restorative Justice Responses to Intimate Partner Violence
Arizona State University Survivor Link Program
October 18, 2023

Madalyn Wasilczuk
Death in the Shadows

Southern Clinical Conference at Georgia State University
October 21, 2023

Kevin Brown
Legal Justifications for Incorporating  Caste into University Non-Discrimination Policies
Law, Caste and the Pursuit of Justice Conference at Brandeis University
October 21, 2023

Eve Ross
Bing AI and Bard AI for Lawyers
Presentation to SC Bar Technology Committee
October 26, 2023

Aleksandra Chauhan
Transforming Tomorrow: A Comprehensive Overview of the Juvenile Justice Reform Act
Every Black Girl, Inc. Conference
October 28, 2023


Elizabeth Chambliss
Three Strategies for Improving Access to Civil Legal Assistance in South Carolina, 74 S.C. L. Rev. 773 (2023).

Aparna Polavarapu
Dangerous Liason: Restorative Justice and the State, in The Criminalization of Violence Against Women (Oxford University Press, 2023).

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