Monthly Archives: February 2017

Charleston School of Law Students Participate in ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition and Advance to Finals in Chicago

The Charleston School of Law Trial Advocacy Board sent six members to this past weekend’s ABA National Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition.  Two three person teams, composed of team members Kyle Smithwick, Nicole Soulsby, and Troy Williams and Alex Heaton, … Continue reading

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Remembering Professor Virginia Darden Meeks

Professor Meeks, or Ginny as she was known to most of us, was a colleague, mentor, friend, teacher and a terrific human being.  She made everyone feel comfortable and welcomed.  She laughed and made us laugh.  Her smile reached her … Continue reading

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Immigration Law Resources

Check out the library’s latest libguide here.    It provides access to the statutory and regulatory provisions pertinent to Immigration Law as well as citations to secondary sources such as Kurzban’s Immigration Law Sourcebook.  Links to President Trump’s Executive Order and … Continue reading

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Articles Worth Reading

For your information needs and reading pleasure, check out the following articles: 3 Ways Associates Can Become Rainmakers; 4 Different Ways of Measuring Library EResource Usage; ABA’s Rejection of Stricter Bar-Pass Rule Draws Support, Criticism; Academic and Scholar Search Engines … Continue reading

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Briefings: Upper Level Writing Paper Resources

On Monday, February 13th, the library presented a program, Briefings:  Upper Level Writing Paper Resources.  The program covered various topics, including: Preemption Checking; Research Resources; Research Strategies; Upper Level Writing Requirement; Thesis Statement; Outlining; Drafts; & Sections of the Paper. … Continue reading

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2/13/2017 Immigration Executive Order Update

On Thursday, February 9, 2017, a three person panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Judge James Robart’s (Western District of Washington) temporary restraining order against President Trump’s Executive Order # 13769, popularly known as the Muslim Ban. On … Continue reading

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Update with Links to Court Documents on President Trump’s Travel Ban

Judge James L. Robart of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington issued a temporary restraining order  (TRO) on Friday, February 3rd, against President Trump’s January 27th Executive Order 13769, banning the issuance of visas to individuals … Continue reading

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A Tax Six-Peat! Congratulations Charleston Law Moot Court Team!

Congratulations to Professor Kristen Gutting, student advocates Anna Boning and Tyler Gilliam, and student coach Jane Diange for the sixth consecutive win of the Florida Bar’s National Tax Moot Court Competition.   This is the second year that Anna Boning … Continue reading

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Opinions from the South Carolina Supreme Court

On January 11, the SC Supreme Court published two opinions: In the Matter of Frank Barnwell McMaster, the Court issued a definite suspension of thirty months retroactive to March 4, 2014, for respondent. Harleysville Group Ins. v. Heritage Communities, Inc. … Continue reading

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