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Legal Research and Writing Fellows are upperclassmen who serve an integral role in guiding 1Ls through the legal writing curriculum. They deliver classroom presentations on legal research and writing issues, review students’ written memos and briefs, and offer workshops throughout the year. They also serve as mentors to new students...

Professor Miller Shealy and Charleston School of Law President Ed Bell recently spoke to an incoming class of 1L students about their roles in the historic George Stinney case, which exonerated a 14-year-old boy who had been convicted of murder and executed by the state of South Carolina in 1944. The...

Charleston School of Law continues to see improved bar exam results, an important outcome for students, graduates, alumni, and the public. December 2020 graduates who sat for the South Carolina uniform bar exam in February passed at an impressive 87% rate: 20 of the 23 graduates passed, which is a...

Charleston School of Law will host an in-person socially distanced graduation ceremony Saturday, May 15 at The Citadel's McAlister Field House. Due to capacity limits, the event will be livestreamed. The livestream will begin at 1:50 p.m. and the ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. https://charlestonlaw.edu/virtual-commencement/ Because last year's graduation was disrupted...

One pro bono opportunity that didn’t go away during the pandemic was with Tri-County S.P.E.A.K.S. (TCS), a Charleston nonprofit that supports victims and survivors of sexual assault. Over the last year, 31 students have logged more than 1,300 hours staffing the organization’s 24-hour crisis hotline. Executive Director Alex Russell says students...

A beloved member of the Class of 2021, Dylan Autera, passed away peacefully in his sleep on April 1, 2021. Dylan was spending his academic year at Georgetown University Law Center, where he was also pursuing an LL.M. in Tax. He was working part-time as a legal extern at H&CO,...

While many higher education institutions canceled spring break in order to keep students from potentially catching and spreading COVID-19, Charleston School of Law incentivized students to stay safe. The law school offered two one-hour courses designed to engage students, with the hope that they would opt to stay home and...

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