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 2021

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Economic Regulation and Rural America, Ann M. Eisenberg

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How the Fourth Amendment Frustrates the Regulation of Police Violence, Seth W. Stoughton

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Rethinking Grid Governance for the Climate Change Era, Shelley Welton

Submissions from 2020

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Who Feels Entitled to Assert Legal Rights?, Elizabeth S. Chambliss

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The Fourth Amendment at Home, Thomas P. Crocker

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Legislative History in the Modern Congress, Jesse M. Cross

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Rethinking the Conflicts Revolution in Personal Jurisdiction, Jesse M. Cross

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The Congressional Bureaucracy, Jesse M. Cross and Abbe Gluck

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Distributive Justice and Rural America, Ann M. Eisenberg

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America’s Hidden Foster Care System, Josh Gupta-Kagan

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Litigation As Parenting, Lisa Martin

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Why States Must Consider Innocence Claims after Guilty Pleas, Colin Miller

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Bar Bytes: Fastcase as a Supplement to Westlaw, Eve Ross

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What Gets Libraries Sued: Measuring Librarian Fears against Statistical Realities, Eve Ross and Kristina Schwoebel

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Workplace Law, Social Neuroscience, and the Right to be Different, Joseph Seiner

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How Reporters Can Evaluate Automated Driving Announcements, Bryant Walker Smith

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New Technologies and Old Treaties, Bryant Walker Smith

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Immoral Trademarks After Brunetti, Ned Snow

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How to Actually Fix America’s Police, Seth W. Stoughton, Jeffrey J. Noble, and Geoffrey P. Alpert

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Addressing Misconduct Will Require A Change in Police Culture. Is Police Leadership Up To The Challenge?, Seth W. Stoughton and Karen Collins Rice

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The Title IX Paradox, Emily Suski

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Tax Policy and Our Democracy, Clint Wallace

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The Troubling Case of the Unlimited Pass-Through Deduction, Clint Wallace

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Decarbonization in Democracy, Shelley Welton

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Managerial Fixation and the Limitations of Shareholder Oversight, Emily R. Winston

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ICWA Downunder: Exploring the Costs and Benefits of Enacting an Australian Version of the United States' Indian Child Welfare Act, Marcia A. Yablon-Zug

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ICWA International: The Benefits and Dangers of Enacting ICWA-Type Legislation in Non-U.S. Jurisdictions, Marcia A. Yablon-Zug

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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The Fundamental Right to Education, Derek W. Black

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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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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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Data-Driven Law: Data Analytics and the New Legal Services, Eve Ross

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The Legacy of Colonialism on the Rule of Law in Sub Saharan Africa, Joel Samuels

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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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The Discrimination Presumption, 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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The Quiet Undoing: How Regional Electricity Market Reforms Threaten Clean Energy Goals, Shelley Welton and Danny Cullenward

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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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The Constitutional Compromise to Guarantee Education, Derek W. Black

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Gender, 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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Are Beach Boundaries Enforceable? Real-Time Locational Uncertainty and the Right to Exclude, Josh Eagle

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

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Rural Blight, Ann M. Eisenberg

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The Private Insurance Market: Not Very Big and Not Insuring Much, Either, Jacqueline R. Fox

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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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Global Carceral Feminism and Domestic Violence: What the West Can Learn from Reconciliation in Uganda, Aparna Polavarapu

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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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The Privacy of the Public School, Emily Suski

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Centralized Review of Tax Regulations, Clinton G. Wallace

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Electricity Markets and the Social Project of Decarbonization, Shelley Welton

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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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Cricket Soup: A Critical Examination of the Regulation of Insects as Food, Marie C. Boyd

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Constitutive Visions: Sovereignty, Necessity, and Saramago’s Blindness, Thomas P. Crocker

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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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Finally Time for Realistic and Determinate Standards in Family Court, Josh Gupta-Kagan

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