Alumna's tax law article appears in national publication
Sarah Katherine Johnson, a 2014 alumna, was published in the August 25 edition of "State Tax Notes," a national weekly print and online magazine put out by Tax Analysts. Her article, titled "Making a Profit from Charitable Donations in South Carolina," concerns a tax loophole that allows donors to scholarship funding organizations to actually make a profit from their charitable giving.
Crooms & Isang named "Nexsen Pruet" Scholars
Second-year students Akemini Isang (pictured) and Ashia Crooms were awarded Nexsen Pruet Diversity Scholarships in July. The scholarships are given to minority law students planning careers in the Carolinas. Recipients also have the chance to interview for summer employment positions with the firm.
Hubbard named president of the ABA
William C. Hubbard, a 1977 alumnus of the University of South Carolina School of Law, was sworn in as president of the American Bar Association on August 11 at the organization's annual meeting in Boston. He plans to focus on legal education reform, access to justice for the poor, disparities in incarceration, diversity in the legal profession and developing a blueprint to help lawyers and judges adapt to technology and globalization.