News & Notes
Agency General Counsel Roundtable
The Agency General Counsel Roundtable met at the law school on October 30 to discuss the ethics of statutory interpretation in state agencies. The next meeting of the Roundtable, on January 14, will discuss pending and proposed legislation.
3L Mentoring Kick-off
The Center and the Young Lawyers Division of the South Carolina Bar kicked off their 3L mentoring program with a reception for students and mentors at the National Advocacy Center on September 14. The Spring meeting is scheduled for Friday, January 15.
Civil Legal Aid Research Workshop
Professor Elizabeth Chambliss represented the Center at the May, 2015 Civil Legal Aid Research Workshop cosponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice and the National Science Foundation. The goal of the workshop was to explore existing and needed research on the delivery of civil legal services and the relationship between civil legal aid, public safety and criminal justice.
The Center partners with the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession (IILP) to produce the IILP Review, a clearinghouse for cutting-edge research and reporting on diversity in the profession. The 2014 edition of the Review was published in April, 2015.
Research Roundtable on Access to Justice
The Center hosted a research roundtable on the delivery of civil legal services in March, 2015. The roundtable brought together academic researchers, law librarians, and public and private service providers to discuss and assess new strategies for getting people to service.
- Nov 13, 2015
Commission on the Profession Meeting, 10 a.m.
- Jan 13, 2016
NMRS Advisory Board Meeting, 12–1:30 p.m.
- Jan 14, 2016
Agency General Counsel Roundtable, 8–10 a.m.
- Jan 15, 2016
3L Mentoring Breakfast
- May 5–7, 2016
National Legal Mentoring Consortium Conference, Denver
- Jul 14–16, 2016
International Legal Ethics Conference, New York