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 a symposium to
examine the strategies women have employed from around the globe to effect change
in the rule of law.
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.
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.
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.
Fixed Costs and Uncertain Futures in the Regulated Electricity Sector
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