Monthly Archives: January 2017

Articles Worth Reading

For your information needs and reading pleasure, check out the articles below: 5 Tips for Dominating Your Online Reputation; 2015-2016 American Bar Association Annual Report:  The Year in Review; A Look at the Challenges Facing Trump’s Closest Legal Adviser; An … Continue reading

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South Carolina Lawyer’s Desk Book: Digital & Free

The South Carolina Lawyers Desk Book now exists in digital format and is freely available to all. The resource can be searched by: name; law firm; practice area; law school; or location. The directory can also be browsed by the … Continue reading

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Update on President Trump’s Immigration Executive Orders & Ensuing Litigation

On Friday, January 27, 2017, President Trump issued an Executive Order “(p)rotecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the United States.”     Friday’s order suspends “visas and other immigrant benefits” to individuals from “countries of particular concern.”  The order … Continue reading

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Fastcase 7: A Free Research Resource for South Carolina Bar Members and Law Students

Perhaps you are familiar with Fastcase, a research tool available free to South Carolina Bar members, as well as law school faculty and students. It appears on the library’s database page. What you may not have noticed, because it is … Continue reading

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Articles Worth Reading

For your information needs and reading pleasure, check out the following articles:   3 Legal Challenges In-House Counsel Face with 3-D Printing;   12 Keyword Research Tools and Creative Ways to Use Them;   Attracting and Retaining the Millennial Lawyer;   BigLaw 2017: … Continue reading

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Articles Worth Reading

For your information needs and reading pleasure, check out the following articles:  Big Data Gets Bigger:  5 Ways to Employ Legal Analytics;  Could Spreading the Bar Exam Over Three Years Raise Passage Rates?; Envisioning the Fully Integrated Library; Five Tech … Continue reading

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Library Closed on Monday, January 16th, in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day of Service

Over the upcoming holiday weekend, the Sol Blatt Jr. Law Library will be open for regular operating hours on Saturday, January 14th, and Sunday, January 15th.  The library, along with the Charleston School of Law, will be closed on Monday, … Continue reading

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South Carolina Supreme Court Opinions

  The South Carolina Supreme Court published three opinions: State v. Cain was an appeal of a criminal conviction for trafficking methamphetamine. Appellant argued the trial court erred in denying his motion for a directed verdict because the State produced … Continue reading

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Articles Worth Reading

For your information needs and reading pleasure, check out the following articles: 1. 7 Legal Industry Predictions for 2017; 2.  10 Ways to Be a Better Employee in 2017; 3.  Algorithm-Driven Design:  How Artificial Intelligence is Changing Design; 4.  Ask … Continue reading

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Briefings Sessions for Spring 2017

The following sessions are planned for the Spring 2017 Briefings series for students.  All sessions will be at noon in the library, Room 101.  Pizza will be provided.  Sign up sheets are on TWEN.  Please plan to join us. Dispute … Continue reading

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