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A Case at the South Carolina Supreme Court

http://media.sccourts.org/videos/2014-000904.mp4

The South Carolina Supreme Court has a “Class Action” Program which is a unique educational opportunity that allows a class of students to attend an oral argument before the South Carolina Supreme Court. 437 more words

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Law Day 2016 – Miranda: More than Words

May 1st is Law Day, a national day to celebrate the rule of law and its contributions to the freedoms that Americans enjoy. The day also provides an opportunity to recognize the role of courts in our democracy and the importance of jury service.   293 more words

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Upcoming Writing Competitions

The Customs and International Trade Bar Association (CITBA) and Brooklyn Law School (BLS) sponsor an annual writing competition to encourage law students who are interested in careers in customs and international trade law. 238 more words

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What I Am Reading: The Secret of Magic

The Secret of Magic by Deborah Johnson won the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction in 2015.

An engaging book, the story begins on the first page with Joe Howard Wilson, a decorated African-American veteran, returning from World War II to his home in Revere, Mississippi in 1945. 355 more words

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What I Am Reading: Sisters in Law

Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World by Linda Hirshman is a very readable dual biography of the first two women appointed to the United States Supreme Court.  724 more words

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New Resource in the Library: Hein’s National Survey of State Laws

The library is excited to announce a new addition to the collection: Hein’s National Survey of State Laws in both print and electronic format.  The survey focuses on the more controversial and popular legal topics in the United States. 263 more words

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Don’t Forget to Tell a Story: New Ideas on Presenting Effectively Using Data Visualizations, Infographics and More

Anyone who knows me knows I’m all about that data. With an educational background focused in mathematics and statistics, I find numbers thrilling and graphical and pictorial representations of them nothing short of magic. 595 more words

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