Endowed Scholarship Luncheon Photos
The School of Law recently brought together scholarship donors with the lucky students recipients for the annual Endowed Scholarship Luncheon. It is a great chance for students to say thank you and for donors to see how their generosity is making a difference. We were honored to have ABA President and alum William Hubbard (pictured) at this year's event.
View photos from the luncheon
2014 Alumna Published in The Justice System Journal
2014 alumna Amanda Jones recently coauthored an article about understanding the circumstances under which individuals become invested in Supreme Court decisions. The article, titled "Vouching for the Court? How High Stakes Affect Knowledge and Support of the Supreme Court," was published in The Justice System Journal.
Law student and veteran sees first hand need for rule of law
Third-year law student John Wall knows all too well what happens when a country descends into chaos with no faith in established laws to keep citizens safe. The former U.S. Army captain and West Point graduate spent five combat deployments between 2007 and 2012 in Iraq and in Afghanistan, helping to establish the rule of law in places where it had never been.
Victory at the Carolinas Invitational Mock Trial Tournament
With unanimous votes in the semi-final and final rounds, University of South Carolina School of Law students Alexa Kluska (pictured), Bruce Burk, Monica Bracey and Phylicia Woods took first place at the third annual Carolinas Invitational Mock Trial Competition in Charlotte, North Carolina. What's more, Alexa was named "Best Overall Advocate" and Phylicia won 14 straight objections.
Alum receives Americorps Equal Justice Works Fellowship
2014 almunus Lonnie Doles has been selected for an Americorps Equal Justice Works Fellowship. Doles will be serving as an Employment Opportunity Fellow at South Carolina Legal Services, providing assistance to remove barriers to employment for unemployed or underemployed people who are actively seeking jobs.
Pam Robinson Receives SCWLA Foundation's 2014 Martha B. Dicus Award
Pam Robinson, director of the University of South Carolina School of Law's Pro Bono Program, was named the second recipient of the Martha B. Dicus Award for Public Interest Law by the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association Foundation. According to the SCWLA Foundation, the award is given to "an attorney who exemplifies Martha's commitment and zeal in using the law to serve the most vulnerable in our communities."