Skip to Content

Joseph F. Rice School of Law

Conferences & Symposia Archive


March 5, 2020:  The 2nd annual National Cybersecurity Legal Institute brought together national experts from all vertical industries to share best practices in preventing and responding to a ransomware attacks.
February 21, 2020: The South Carolina Law Review’s 2020 symposium examined the effects of and legal avenues for combating human trafficking within the state of South Carolina as well as throughout the nation.
January 30-31, 2020:   Thought leaders and influencers of prospective law students from colleges and universities across South Carolina were invited to this workshop, where they met other advisors, discussed shared issues and challenges, learned about admission to law school and the careers available to graduates, and discussed ways that institutions can work together to contribute to a diverse and talented student pipeline. 


October 29:  In this webinar, representatives from the United States Attorney community and the Federal Bureau of Investigation will explore the current global threat landscape, the efforts of federal law enforcement to combat these threats, and best practices for mitigating the risks associated with the threats.
Sept. 18-21: The Media Law School at the University of South Carolina is an intensive seminar that teaches journalists from around the country about criminal and civil law and procedure with a focus on how to more effectively cover trials and the judicial process.
April 4, 2019: The Cybersecurity Legal Institute is a must for CEOs, CIOs, CISOs, in-house counsel, practicing attorneys, and others looking to protect themselves from cybersecurity threats. 
March 1-2, 2019:  Join legal scholars, local activists, and law enforcement professionals for a set of panel discussions at the Law of the Police Conference that will address some of most important issues in policing, including the role that officers play in society and police uses of force. 
February 20, 2019:  Ransomware locks up critical files your organization needs to operate. Should you pay? There is a tremendous amount of strategy involved in making the right decision--and this webinar will guide you through that process.
February 8, 2019: The South Carolina Law Review's 2019 symposium will examine the implications of the opioid epidemic on the state and nation and features experts from legal, medical, pharmaceutical, and law enforcement agencies. 


 Feb. 9, 2018: The South Carolina Law Review symposium will explore the legal, ethical, and practical implications of the increasing use of artificial intelligence on the practice of law. The symposium will also discuss how practicing lawyers can embrace these technological changes to thrive in a rapidly evolving legal market.
Feb. 21-22, 2018:  The struggle for peace, justice, human rights and equality continues in much of the world, and women are increasingly serving as formidable change agents. The Rule of Law Collaborative, in partnership with the School of Law, Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the Mary Baskin Waters Annual Lecture Series, will host Women as Agents of Change in Rule of Law, a symposium to examine the strategies women have employed from around the globe to effect change in the rule of law. 
April 12-14, 2018: Join leaders of mentoring in the legal profession from law firms, law schools, bars, and courts to participate in this timely national conversation about mentoring.
April 13-15, 2018: Critical tax scholarship aims at looking beyond the language of the Code and regulations to examine what the tax law actually does, why they are the way they are and what impact tax laws have on historically disempowered groups. Critical tax scholars will present their work to an expert audience at this conference.
September 19-22: The Media Law School provides selected journalists with the opportunity to develop a better understanding of the key stages of civil and criminal proceedings and to learn enough basic law to report accurately on many important issues in the news.

September 27–29, 2018: This colloquium gives both emerging and establishing labor and employment scholars an opportunity to gather with colleagues to present their work to an expert audience. 

 October 19-20, 2018: The theme of this year's conference is "Overcoming Divisions." Join fellow clinical professors at this regional conference to share best practices, network with like-minded colleagues, and discover new ways to improve clinical education programs.


Nov. 2–4, 2017: 2017 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council.  To commemorate the anniversary of this landmark case and to consider the effect of Lucas on regulatory takings and coastal property management, the ABA Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Journal hosted a symposium at the University of South Carolina School of Law.

Nov. 10, 2017: Faculty at the University of South Carolina and the University of North Carolina Schools of Law will co-host this invitation-only workshop to explore issues surrounding the significant investment risks associated with large-scale electricity infrastructure projects.

 Dec. 1, 2017: USC Law will host a Legal Writing Institute One-Day Workshop that will focus on teaching legal analysis in both first year and upper level research and writing programs. 

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.