News & Notes
3L Mentoring Program
The Center is partnering with the Young Lawyers Division of the SC Bar for the 3L Voluntary Mentoring Program beginning in September and continuing throughout the 2014-2015 academic year. Interested? Please contact Sharon Williams, firstname.lastname@example.org by August 8th.
The JOE (Judicial Observation and Experience) Program is in its 10th year of placing students for up to two weeks in the summer with members of South Carolina's state judiciary and federal judges. This summer, 134 judges and 180 students are participating, including members of the South Carolina Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.
The Center has partnered with the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession (IILP) to publish the IILP Review, a clearinghouse for cutting-edge research and reporting on diversity in the profession. The 2013-14 edition of the Review will be published in September, 2014.
The Claude Mood Scarborough Fellowship for Civic Leadership
Congratulations to David Pace and Julia Spitler, who have been awarded summer fellowships in honor of Claude Mood Scarborough. The purpose of the fellowships are to encourage lawyers and law students to develop initiatives for improving the administration of justice, civic access to law and legal information, and professionalism in the practice of law.
A2J Authoring Project
Learn law by creating software to increase access to justice for unrepresented individuals in family courts, housing courts and other settings. Financial and technical support are available for qualifying students and projects.
- Aug 8
Deadline for 3L Mentoring Sign-ups
- Aug 18
1L Mentoring Kickoff and Oath Ceremony,
- Nov 3
"Decade of Discovery" — Documentary and Discussion, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.