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Letters for Lawyers: a book review

I think I do pretty good as a writer. When I was in undergrad, if I could elect to write a paper instead of taking a test, I’d write the paper – and get an “A” on it almost every … Continue reading

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STRESSING ABOUT LAW SCHOOL STRESS: HOW TO MANAGE IT

Have you ever caught yourself stressing about not doing more work when you have already dedicated 8 hours of your day to studying and homework? Turns out, you’re not alone! 96% of law students experience significant stress, compared to 70% of … Continue reading

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The Texas’ “Hemp Program” Problem

When Texas enacted their “Hemp Program” it caused mass confusion for law enforcement officers, attorneys, and judges. People have claimed confusion to the point of identifying if the flower in someone’s possession is legal or illegal and some have even … Continue reading

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The Bucks couldn’t care less about the bucks!

Many businesses, schools, and social events (including sports) were shut down and canceled this year as our country dealt with the effects of COVID-19. As the country tried to start the reopening process, many sports organizations, including the National Basketball … Continue reading

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On the Basis of Sex

In June of 2020, SCOTUS handed down a ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County, which has presented some questions as to how far the freedoms under Title VII actually reach. Bostock, in brief, held that Title VII of the Civil … Continue reading

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Exploring Elements of Civil Causes of Action

Elements of Civil Causes of Action, by Michael G. Sullivan and Douglas S. MacGregor, is the South Carolina civil practitioner’s go-to guide for research. Published by the South Carolina Bar, the fifth edition includes definitions and elements of 50 of … Continue reading

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Exploring Oxford Constitutional Law

The Oxford Constitutional Law research database serves as an excellent resource for any student, practicing attorney, or general academic with a curiosity and passion for understanding the history, theories, and intricacies behind Constitutions, and the questions that inevitably come up … Continue reading

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Simplify your research by owning a copy of South Carolina Family Law Annotated

From marriage, divorce, blended families and family assets, family law is a constantly evolving area of the law, being up to date on the law is crucial to effectively helping your clients. Published by Thomson Reuters, South Carolina Family Law … Continue reading

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South Carolina Requests to Charge—Criminal

The South Carolina Requests to Charge—Criminal, Second Edition provides general jury instructions as well as criminal charges and defenses to those charges. In a criminal trial, after closing arguments, the court charges the jury, meaning the court gives the jury … Continue reading

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American Maritime Cases: From Stem to Stern

In the technology driven, “I know what I want and I want it now” quicker more than ever, world that we live in, a subscription to the American Maritime Cases (“AMC”) online database is a no brainer for U.S. maritime attorneys. … Continue reading

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