The University of South Carolina School of Law has more than 50 full-time faculty members, including clinical and visiting professors, and approximately 25 adjunct professors who teach advanced courses and trial advocacy. Our law faculty is committed to excellence in teaching and research, and includes many who are nationally prominent in their respective areas of expertise. Among the faculty are authors of leading casebooks, treatises, and law review articles.

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Submissions from 2020

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Distributive Justice and Rural America, Ann M. Eisenberg

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Litigation As Parenting, Lisa Martin

Submissions from 2019

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Breaking the Norm of School Reform, Derek Black

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Educational Gerrymandering: Money, Motives, and Constitutional Rights, Derek Black

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Equality Opportunity and the Schoolhouse Gate, Derek Black and Michelle Adams

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Evidence-Based Lawyer Regulation, Elizabeth Chambliss

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Marketing Legal Assistance, Elizabeth Chambliss

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Marketing Legal Assistance, Elizabeth Chambliss

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Nonprofit Governance: Who Should be Watching? A Look at State, Federal and Dual Regulation, Jaclyn A. Cherry

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Free Appropriate Public Education After Andrew F. v. Douglas County School District (2017), Terrye Conroy and Mitchell Yell

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The Staffer's Error Doctrine, Jesse M. Cross

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Freezing the Future: Elective Egg Freezing and the Limits of the Medical Expense Deduction, Tessa R. Davis

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Just Transitions, Ann M. Eisenberg

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Equitable Health Savings Accounts, Samuel Estreicher and Clinton G. Wallace

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Bar Bytes: Phishing Update - A Whale of a Tale, Aaron Glenn

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Reevaluating School Searches Following School-to-Prison Pipeline Reforms, Josh Gupta-Kagan

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No Right to Counsel, No Access Without: The Poor Child's Unconstitutional Catch-22, Lisa V. Martin

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The Value of Insider Control, Benjamin Means

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The Right to Evidence of Innocence Before Pleading Guilty, Colin Miller

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Coerced Choice: School Vouchers and Students with Disabilities, Claire Raj

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The Promise and Peril of Using Disability Law as a Tool for School Reform, Claire Raj

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Bar Bytes: Social Media Benefits, Risks, and Best Practices, Eve Ross

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The Rule of Law Collaborative: A Center for Practical, Interdisciplinary Research, and Engagement on Pressing Rule of Law Issues Around the World, Joel H. Samuels

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A Fresh Look at the Workplace Rules for Franchisors, Joseph Seiner

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Platform Pleading: Analyzing Employment Disputes in the Technology Sector, Joseph Seiner

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It's Not the Robot's Fault! Russian and American Perspectives on Responsibility for Robot Harms, Bryant Walker Smith and Andrey Neznamov

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Who Decides Fair Use -- Judge or Jury?, Ned Snow

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The School Civil Rights Vacuum, Emily Suski

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Clean Energy Justice: Charting an Emerging Agenda, Shelley Welton and Joel Eisen

Submissions from 2018

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Preferencing Educational Choice: The Constitutional Limits, Derek Black

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ender, Race & the Inadequate Regulation of Cosmetics, Marie C. Boyd

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Serving Up Allergy Labeling: Mitigating Food Allergen Risks in Restaurants, Marie C. Boyd

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When Courts Should Ignore Statutory Text, Jesse M. Cross

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A Human Capital Theory of Alimony and Tax, Tessa R. Davis

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Who Owned the Lucas Lots; What No Property Looks Like on the Beach, Josh Eagle

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Rethinking Family Court Prosecutors: Elected and Agency Prosecutors and Prosecutorial Discretion in Juvenile Delinquency and Child Protection Cases, Josh Gupta-Kagan

The Intersection between Young Adult Sentencing and Mass Incarceration, Josh Gupta-Kagan

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A Modern Union for the Modern Economy, Jeffrey M. Hirsch and Joseph Seiner

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Crashworthiness: The Collision of Sellers' Responsibility for Product Safety with Comparative Fault, F. Patrick Hubbard and Evan Sobocinski

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Restraining Forced Marriage, Lisa Martin

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Plea Agreements as Constitutional Contracts, Colin Miller

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Reciprocal Immunity, Colin Miller

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Disability, Discipline, and Illusory Student Rights, Claire S. Raj

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Social License to Regulate: Consumer-Producer Collusion and Related Policy Risks for Consumer-Facing Regulation, Nathan D. Richardson

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Bar Bytes: Books Help Lawyers Learn Technology, Eve Ross

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Denying Trademark for Scandalous Speech, Ned Snow

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Police Body-Worn Cameras, Seth W. Stoughton

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Deadly Force Proposal Needs Work, Seth W. Stoughton and Arif Alikhan

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Centralized Review of Tax Regulations, Clinton G. Wallace

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GRASPING FOR ENERGY DEMOCRACY, Shelley Welton

Submissions from 2017

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Abandoning the Federal Role in Education, Derek Black

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Averting Educational Crisis: Funding Cuts, Teacher Shortages, and the Dwindling Commitment to Public Education, Derek Black

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Property Tax Exemption for Charitable Nonprofit Organizations: A Uniform Possibility, Jaclyn A. Cherry

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Tax and Social Context: Legal Fictions and Tax, Tessa R. Davis

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The Tax-Immigration Nexus, Tessa R. Davis

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Alienation and Reconciliation in Social-Ecological Systems, Ann M. Eisenberg

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Do Sagebrush Rebels Have a Colorable Claim? The Space between Parochialism and Exclusion in Federal Lands Management, Ann M. Eisenberg

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Removal of Women and African-Americans in Jury Selection in South Carolina Capital Cases, 1997- 2012, Ann M. Eisenberg

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If Its Walks like Systematic Exclusion and Quacks like Systematic Exclusion: Follow-up on Removal of Women and African-Americans in Jury Selection in South Carolina Capital Cases, 1997-2014, Ann M. Eisenberg, Amelia Courtney Hritz, Caisa Elizabeth Royer, and John H. Blume

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Healthism, Insurance, and Intersectionality, Jacqueline Fox

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Zika and the Failure to Act Under the Police Power, Jacqueline Fox

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The School to Prison Pipeline's Legal Architecture: Lessons from the Spring Valley Incident and its Aftermath, Josh Gupta-Kagan

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The Strange Life of Stanley v. Illinois: A Case Study in Parent Representation and Law Reform, Josh Gupta-Kagan

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Assessing the Viability of Race-Neutral Alternatives in Law School Admissions, Eboni S. Nelson

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Turner in the Trenches: A Study of How Turner v. Rogers Affected Child Support Contempt Proceedings, Elizabeth Patterson

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The Elephant in the Room or the Elephant in the Mousehole? The Legal Risks (and promise) of Climate Policy Under §115 of the Clean Air Act, Nathan Richardson

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Automated Driving and Product Liability, Bryant Walker Smith

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How Government Can Promote Automated Driving, Bryant Walker Smith

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Discrimination in the Copyright Clause, Ned Snow

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Moral Judgments in Trademark Law, Ned Snow

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Terry v. Ohio and the (Un)Forgettable Frisk, Seth W. Stoughton

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A First Amendment Deference Approach for Reforming Anti-Bullying Laws, Emily Suski

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Grid Modernization and Energy Poverty, Shelley Welton

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Public Energy, Shelley Welton

Submissions from 2016

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Reforming School Discipline, Derek Black

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Taking Teacher Quality Seriously, Derek W. Black

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The Constitutional Challenge to Teacher Tenure, Derek W. Black

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Introduction: What We Know and Need to Know About the State of 'Access to Justice' Research, Elizabeth Chambliss, Renee N. Knake, and Robert L. Nelson

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Nothing Could Be Finer? The Role of Agency General Counsel in North and South Carolina, Elizabeth Chambliss and Dana Remus

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What Would Scalia Do?, Thomas P. Crocker

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Taking the Oceanfront Lot, Josh Eagle

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Old Habits: Sister Bernadette and the Potential Revival of Sentence Diagramming in Written Legal Advocacy, Lisa A. Eichhorn

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Addressing Rural Blight: Lessons from West Virginia and WV LEAP, Ann M. Eisenberg

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Land Shark at the Door? Why and How States Should Regulate Landmen, Ann M. Eisenberg

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Treading Well beyond the Ecological to Account for Socioecological Systems and Human Rights in Climate Adaptation Law, Ann M. Eisenberg

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Reforming Healthcare Reform, Jacqueline Fox

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Wealth Inequality and Family Businesses, Benjamin Means

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Navigating the Uber Economy, Benjamin Means and Joseph Seiner

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Expanding Standing to Develop Democracy: Third Party Public Interest Standing as a Tool for Emerging Democracies, Aparna Polavarapu

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The Misidentification of Children with Disabilities: A harm with no foul, Claire Raj

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Keeping Big Cases from Making Bad Law: The Resurgent "Major Questions" Doctrine, Nathan D. Richardson

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Commonality and the Constitution: Applying Wal-Mart to State Court Cases, Joseph Seiner

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Free Speech & Disparaging Trademarks, Ned Snow

Submissions from 2015

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Mapping the Families of the Internal Revenue Code, Tessa R. Davis

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When Does Flexibility Matter in Environmental Law?, Josh Eagle

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Beyond Science and Hysteria: Reality and Perceptions of Environmental Justice Concerns Surrounding Marcellus and Utica Shale Gas Development, Ann M. Eisenberg

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The New Permanency, Josh Gupta-Kagan

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Stock Market Law and the Accuracy of Public Companies’ Stock Prices, Kevin Haeberle

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Transplanting the Journal to Academia without Severing the Boots, S. Alan Medlin

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Initial Reflections on an Interdisciplinary Approach to Rule of Law Studies, Aparna Polavarapu and Joel Samuels