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Joseph F. Rice School of Law

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2024 Symposium

The South Carolina Law Review presents its 2024 Symposium - Circumstances of Youth: Current Endeavors in Juvenile Justice Administration. The event will be held at the University of South Carolina Joseph F. Rice School of Law on Friday, February 23, and has been approved for six CLE credits.

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8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – Breakfast and Greetings 

9:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. – Welcome Remarks and Introduction to Program  

  • Ashley Errett and Kersey Reynolds, Symposium Editors of South Carolina Law Review
  • Dean William Hubbard, Dean of USC Joseph F. Rice School of Law
  • Evan Dawkins, Editor-in-Chief of South Carolina Law Review

9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.Peggy Nicholson (Duke University)

  • The Children Are Our Future (Not Our Future Criminals): Protecting South Carolina’s Youngest Citizens by Setting a Minimum Age of Juvenile Court Jurisdiction 

10:25 a.m. to 11:25 a.m.Sydney Ford (Charleston School of Law)

  • Alone & Afraid: The Need for Elimination of Solitary Confinement in South Carolina

11:35 a.m. to 12:35 p.m.David Garavito  (Washington University)

  • The Youth Tax in Parole Hearings

12:35 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. – Lunch  

1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.Madalyn Wasilczuk (Joseph F. Rice School of Law)

  • Appealing Adulthood in South Carolina

2:25 p.m. to 3:25 p.m.Kimberly Thomas (University of Michigan) & Jason Smith (Michigan Center for Youth Justice)

  • Juvenile Justice Policy

3:35 p.m. to 4:35 p.m.Aleksandra Chauhan (Joseph F. Rice School of Law)

  • Review for Release: Application of the Eighth Amendment in Juvenile Parole Cases

4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Circumstance of Youth Closing Remarks and Reception

Event Details

  • Where: Karen Williams Courtroom, 1st Floor, University of South Carolina Joseph F. Rice School of Law, 1525 Senate St., Columbia, South Carolina 29201
  • When: Friday, February 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (boxed lunches will be provided to attendees)

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