This Week...

May Commencement details found here.

Monday April 9 - Thursday April 12
The IT Help Desk will be stationed in the Barrister to make sure student laptops are ready for exams.

Wednesday, April 11
Career Series: Public Interest Loan Forgiveness and Income Based Repayment Programs with national expert Heather Jarvis. 4:30 - 6 p.m., AT&T 333, Co-sponsored with the Office of Financial Aid.

Coming Up...

Monday, April 16
ExamSoft Download review sessions with IT and Library staff. Noon and 5:15 p.m., Library, Room 101A.




Moot Court team advances to National Appellate Advocacy Competition

Pictured left to right: Meghan Groff, Alex Pinson and Rob Crabtree.  These students are the regional champions of the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition.

Charleston School of Law students will compete in the final round of the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition in April 2012. The team, Meghan Groff, Rob Crabtree and Alex Pinson, will travel to Chicago to compete for the national title as a result of their victory at the regional competition in Washington, D.C. This undefeated team also received the fourth place award for "Best Brief" and was recognized as one of the top five teams out of the forty teams that competed in the Washington regional. A second School of Law team, Andy Brooks, Drew Joiner and Whitney Wilder, also advanced to the final round of the regional competition. Both School of Law teams were coached by Associate Professor Paul Lund and Assistant Professor Jon Marcantel.

Charleston Law Review Board of Editors announced

Charleston Law Review Logo

Congratulations to the students selected as editors for Volume VII of the Charleston Law Review.  Twenty-one talented editors will join Morgan Peterson, Editor-in-Chief Elect, on next year's Editorial Board. To view the entire Charleston Law Review Board of Editors list, click here.

2012-2013 Student Bar Association elected

The student body elected the members of the Student Bar Association for the 2012-2013 school year. Joining the Executive Board includes: President Shun A. Griffin, Vice President Andrea Ruege, Treasurer Jean Kim and Secretary Carlton Bowers. 2L Full Time Senators: Daniel Cooper and Jordan Roberts. 2L Part Time Senators: Scott Maynor and Nicholas Stewart. 3L Full Time Senators: Ryan Andrews, Roy Willey and Alexis Wimberly. 3L/4L Part Time Senators: Kallyn Falvo, John Gentry and Laura Hall.

Giving Back: Student stories of public service

Each semester exceptional students are recognized as Giving Back recipients for their outstanding efforts in public service, academics and leadership. This semester, six 3L students were nominated by Faculty and staff to be awarded this honor.

Meet our Spring 2012 Giving Back recipients: Sarah Crawford, Will DesChamps, Jonathan Edwards, Brie Rust, Ricky Thomas and Valencia Caroline Thurman.

School of Law announces Fall 2011 Dean's List

The School of Law is delighted to announce the students whose academic performance in Fall 2011 has placed them on the prestigious roster of Dean's List. Congratulations to these individuals for their outstanding academic accomplishments. To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must maintain a 3.30 grade point average throughout the semester. To view the Fall 2011 Dean's List, click here