The University of South Carolina School of Law is one of the largest law schools in the nation. The school is located in Charleston, South Carolina, and has more than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students. In addition to a full range of degree programs, the school also offers a Master of Laws program. During the academic year, the University of South Carolina School of Law offers a variety of programs and events to help students become successful in their chosen fields.
New faculty members will join the School of Law in the upcoming academic year. The new additions to the faculty list include Associate Professor Shelley Welton and Assistant Professors Etienne Toussaint and Madalyn Wasilczuk. These appointments are the latest in a line of recent appointments.
Incoming first-year students are among the most academically talented classes in the school’s history. A total of 213 new students joined the class in August, and are expected to be the most academically successful in the last five years. They will be accompanied by peer mentors and a range of resources to support their studies.
This past August, the School of Law hosted a ceremony to celebrate the opening of the school’s new home. It was attended by law and political leaders as well as a number of top legal and academic officials. One of the keynote speakers was Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito of the U.S. Supreme Court.
The new building will house the Children’s Law Center, a training center that focuses on the protection of children. The center will have a state-of-the-art teaching facility. It will also increase its outreach efforts in the state to improve the health of children.
There will be a series of events on gender non-conforming people. The series will be facilitated by members of the law school’s faculty. Several of the law school’s professors have published articles in the top 50 law reviews.
Continuing the tradition of offering resources to students, the School of Law will hold its first Cybersecurity Legal Institute in April. Attorney Karen Painter Randall, a 1984 alumna and nationally recognized cybersecurity expert, will head the new Cybersecurity Legal Task Force.
Faculty members at the School of Law are currently researching ways to improve outcomes for juveniles who face possible incarceration. They are also working to better the lives of domestic violence victims. In addition to these initiatives, the School of Law has developed its Adopt a Teacher program to assist local teachers.
Another area of focus is intellectual property law. Whether it is copyright law, trademarks, or patents, the Intellectual Property Law Blog will cover all the important developments. Whether it’s a new regulation or a legislative initiative, the Intellectual Property Law Blog will keep readers informed.
The School of Law will also introduce a new mobile law office. Palmetto LEADER will be a new way for lawyers to deliver legal services to those in need. Soon, the legal office will be crisscrossing the state to provide service.