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Conferences and Symposia Archive


 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. 

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