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 2018

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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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Work Expectations and the Able-Bodied Adult: Myths and Realities in Food Stamp Reform, Elizabeth Patterson

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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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A Modern Approach to Pay Disparities in the Workplace, Joseph Seiner

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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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The Legal Framework for Evidence-Based Policing in the United States, 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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The Privacy of the Public School, Emily Suski

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The New Gospel of Wealth: On Social Impact Bonds and the Privatization of Public Good, Etienne C. Toussaint

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Centralized Review of Tax Regulations, Clinton G. Wallace

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Applying the death penalty to drug dealers is never ‘appropriate’. It violates international law, Madalyn K. Wasilczuk

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Electricity Markets and the Social Project of Decarbonization, Shelley Welton

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Electricity Markets and the Social Project of Decarbonization, Shelley Welton

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GRASPING FOR ENERGY DEMOCRACY, Shelley Welton

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Will FERC Uphold State Support for Clean Energy?, Shelley Welton and Danny Cullenward

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Benefit Corporations and the Separation of Benefit and Control, Emily R. Winston

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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All for Civil Rights: African American Lawyers in South Carolina, W. Lewis Burke

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Employment Law in a Nutshell, Robert N. Covington and Joseph Seiner

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

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Free Speech and Terrorist Speech: An Essay on Dangerous Ideas, 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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A Tactical Fourth Amendment, Brandon L. Garrett and Seth W. Stoughton

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

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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

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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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The Standard of Proof in the Substantiation of Child Abuse and Neglect, Josh Gupta-Kagan, Nicholas E. Kahn, and Mary Eschelbach Hansen

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The Standard of Proof in the Substantiation of Child Abuse and Neglect, Josh Gupta-Kagan, Nicholas Kahn, and Mary Eschelbach Hansen

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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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Endrew F.'s Unintended Consequences, Claire Raj and Emily Suski

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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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Risks and Mitigation Options for On-site Storage of Wastewater from Shale Gas and Tight Oil Development, Nathan D. Richardson, Yusuke Kuwayama, Skyler Roeshot, Alan Krupnick, and Jan Mares

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Risks and Mitigation Options for On-site Storage of Wastewater from Shale Gas and Tight Oil Development, Nathan D. Richardson, Yusuke Kuwayama, Skyler Roeshot, Alan Krupnick, and Jan Mares

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Tailoring Class Actions to the On-Demand Economy, Joseph Seiner

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Tailoring Class Actions to the On-Demand Economy, Joseph Seiner

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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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The Trolley and the Pinto: Cost-Benefit Analysis in Automated Driving and Other Cyber-Physical Systems, Bryant Walker Smith

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Discrimination in the Copyright Clause, Ned Snow

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Intellectual Property: A Survey of the Law, Ned Snow

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Moral Judgments in Trademark Law, Ned Snow

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Moonlighting: The Private Employment of Off-Duty Officers, Seth W. Stoughton

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

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The Blurred Blue Line: Reform in an Era of Public & Private Policing, Seth W. Stoughton

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A Tactical Fourth Amendment, Seth W. Stoughton and Brandon Garrett

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

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Congressional Control of Tax Rulemaking, Clint Wallace

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Clean Electrification, Shelley Welton

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Grid Modernization and Energy Poverty, Shelley Welton

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Public Energy, Shelley Welton

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Make Immigration Great Again: How Morales-Santana Could Signal the End of Sexist Immigration Law and Provide a Way to Fight the Travel Ban, Marcia A. Yablon-Zug

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Traditional Problems: Gay Marriage and the Backlash against Indian Sovereignty, Marcia A. Yablon-Zug

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Your Money or Your Life: Indian Parents and Child Support Modifications, Marcia A. Yablon-Zug

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Your Money or Your Life: Indian Parents and Child Support Modifications, Marcia A. Yablon-Zug

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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Climate Change and the Confluence of Natural and Human History: A Lawyer’s Perspective, Josh Eagle

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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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Child Protection Law as an Independent Variable, Josh Gupta-Kagan

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Child Protection Law as an Independent Variable, Josh Gupta-Kagan

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Stanley v. Illinois’ Untold Story, Josh Gupta-Kagan

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Putting a Carbon Price on Federal Coal: Legal and Economic Issues, Alan Krupnick, Joel Darmstadter, Nathan D. Richardson, and Katrina McLaughlin

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Bridging the Justice Gap in Family Law: Repurposing Federal IV-D Funding to Expand Community-Based Legal and Social Services for Parents, Lisa V. Martin and Stacy Brustin

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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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Sovereign Impunity: Why Double Jeopardy Should Apply in Puerto Rico, Colin Miller

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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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Controlling Humans and Machines, Bryant Walker Smith