NMRS Center to host symposium on veteran access to justice
On Friday, Dec. 9, the Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough Center on Professionalism will host a symposium on the delivery of legal services to veterans through medical-legal partnerships, veterans treatments courts, and veterans legal clinics. Speakers include Linda Klein, president of the ABA, and a keynote address by Leigh A. Bradley, general counsel for the Department of Veteran Affairs.
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New coastal law field lab launches in summer 2017
The Coastal Law Field Lab, a new summer course offered by the University of South Carolina School of Law, will begin its inaugural class in June of 2017. Based in Charleston, SC, the lab is an immersive four-week, six-credit course combining an interdisciplinary in-class approach with eight day-long site visits to beaches and marshes along South Carolina's coast.
Ellefson to receive 2016 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award
Alumna Anne S. Ellefson, '79, was recently named the 2016 recipient of the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award. The award is presented annually to a graduate of the University of South Carolina who has given service to his or her fellow man beyond that required by his or her job or profession.
Law school rallies together for a day of service
For the eighth year in a row, more than 250 faculty, staff and students made a difference at non-profit organizations across the Midlands during the annual Incoming Law Student Community Service Project. From manual labor to helping with some much needed filing, volunteers assisted at 14 sites, including SC Legal Services, the Richland County Public Defender's Office, Harvest Hope Food Bank and the Women's Shelter.