Category Archives: Legal instruction

South Carolina Declines to Incorporate ABA Model Rule 8.4(g) into the SC Rules of Professional Conduct

  The South Carolina Supreme Court recently announced that it would not incorporate the ABA Model Rule 8.4(g) into the South Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct.  Acknowledging the need for diversity and the issue of discrimination, the Court announced that … Continue reading

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Briefings Session: Jump Start Your Summer Clerkship on Monday, March 20th

Please join the library in M101 at noon on Monday, March 20th, for a Briefings session, called Jump Start Your Summer Clerkship.  At that session, we’ll review: approaching a research problem; value & cost of information; resources available such as … 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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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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Ballot Selfies in South Carolina? No.

Justin Timberlake recently set off a furor when he posted a selfie of his ballot for the presidential election.  News editors around the country began asking:  “are ballot selfies legal?”  The answer depends upon a state’s election laws. South Carolina Code … Continue reading

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Articles Worth Reading

For your information and reading pleasure, check out the following articles:  4 Ways to Win Client Loyalty ;   5 Reasons to Scan and Digitize Your Law Firm’s Client Work ;   5 Ways Social Media Can Land Employers in … Continue reading

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