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Joseph F. Rice School of Law


Emily Suski

Title: Associate Dean for Clinics and Externships
Associate Professor of Law
Joseph F. Rice School of Law
Phone: 803-777-7735

1525 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29208

Resources: CV (pdf)
Emily Suski


Emily Suski is the Associate Dean for Clinics and Externships and an Associate Professor of Law. Her areas of expertise include education law—particularly, Title IX and civil rights in the public schools; health & poverty law; and clinical legal education. Her scholarship explores issues at the intersection of education law and civil rights. Her articles have been published in journals including the Stanford Law Review (forthcoming), Emory Law Journal (forthcoming), Iowa Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, California Law Review, UCLA Law Review, and Clinical Law Review.

Prior to joining the University of South Carolina faculty, Suski was on the faculty at Georgia State University College of Law, where she taught family law and in a medical-legal partnership clinic. She has also taught as a lecturer at the University of Virginia School of Law and was a clinical teaching fellow at Georgetown University Law Center. In addition, she was a staff attorney for the JustChildren Program of the Legal Aid Justice Center in Charlottesville, Virginia. She holds an LL.M. with honors from Georgetown University Law Center and a J.D., M.S.W., and B.A. with distinction from the University of North Carolina.


  • LL.M. (2006) Georgetown University Law Center
  • M.S.W. (2002) University of North Carolina
  • J.D. (2001) University of North Carolina
  • B.A. (1997) University of North Carolina


  • Caretaking, the Family, and the Law (LAWS 834)
  • Carolina Health Advocacy Medicolegal Partnership Clinic (LAWS 741)
  • Torts (LAWS 529)


  • Equal Protection, Title IX, and the School Civil Rights Collapse, 77 Stanford L. Rev.  – (forthcoming 2025).
  • Signaling Sexual Harassment, 73 Emory L. J. –(forthcoming 2024).
  • The Two Title IXs, 101 N.C. L. Rev. 403 (2023). 
  • Institutional Betrayals As Sex Discrimination, 107 Iowa L. Rev. 1685 (2022).
  • Subverting Title IX, 105 Minn. L. Rev. 2259 (2021).
  • The Title IX Paradox, 108 Calif. L. Rev. 1147 (2020).
  • The School Civil Rights Vacuum, 66 UCLA L. Rev. 720 (2019).
  • The Privacy of the Public Schools, 77 Maryland L. Rev. 427 (2018).

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