Monthly Archives: May 2016

Library Hours on Memorial Day, May 30th

The Sol Blatt Jr. Law Library of the Charleston School of Law will be open from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 30th, Memorial Day to facilitate studying for Maymester exams which are scheduled for Tuesday, May 31st.  … Continue reading

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Death Penalty for Dylan Roof

This afternoon, May 24, 2016, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced that the Justice Department would seek the death penalty in United States v. Roof.  The complete docket is available here.  For more information, check out news articles in the New … Continue reading

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Planning to Take the July 2016 SC Bar Using Your Laptop?

Are you planning to take the July 2016 South Carolina bar exam using your laptop?  If so, you’ll want to complete and return the Request to Participate form by Friday, June 10, 2016 to the South Carolina Office of Bar Admissions. … Continue reading

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Articles Worth Reading

For your reading pleasure and information needs, check out the articles listed below:  6 Lessons BigLaw Can Learn From Boutiques ;  How Do You Handle Phone Calls From Potential Clients? ;  How to Build Links for Your Law Firm Website ; … Continue reading

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Articles Worth Reading

For your reading pleasure and information needs, check out the following articles: 3 Ways Firms Can Create a Happier Work Environment ; 3 Ways to Boost Your Firm’s Sagging Reputation ; 4 Secrets of the Most Successful Partners ; 5 Ways … Continue reading

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Thomas Retires July 5, 2016

On Tuesday, July 5, 2016, Thomas will be retiring to be replaced by Congress.gov.  Launched in 1995, Thomas provided a generation of legal researchers with federal legislative information. Why is this happening?  According to Congress.gov, there are three primary reasons to retire Thomas … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Vacates & Remands Zubick v. Burwell

This morning (5/16/2016), the United States Supreme Court issued a per curiam opinion in Zubick v. Burwell, the latest PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act at 42 U.S.C. Section 18001) case to reach the Court.  The Court stated that … Continue reading

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DOJ OCR Responds to NC

The Department of Justice, Office of Civil Rights Division, sued the state of North Carolina this afternoon (5/9/2016), filing suit in the Middle District of North Carolina. Submitted by Vanita Gupta, the complaint alleges that H.B.2 “…constitutes a pattern or … Continue reading

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N.C. Sues DOJ This Morning

  North Carolina’s Governor Patrick McCrory has sued the Department of Justice this morning (5/9/2016,) seeking a declaratory judgment and injunction against the United States Department of Justice for its “…radical reinterpretation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act … Continue reading

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Resources Available for May 2016 Graduates

Congratulations to all of you!  Graduation will be a milestone. In just a week or so, you will begin to prepare for another milestone:  the bar exam.  There are resources available from the library to help you. As you prepare … Continue reading

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