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 2016

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Free Speech & Disparaging Trademarks, Ned Snow

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Principled Policing: Warrior Cops and Guardian Officers, Seth W. Stoughton

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The Mail-Order Brides of Jamestown, Virginia, Marcia A. Yablon-Zug

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Why Same-Sex Marriage Bans Risk Native American Sovereignty, Marcia A. Yablon-Zug

Submissions from 2015

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Resolving LLC Member Disputes in North Carolina, James R. Burkhard

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Dystopian Constitutionalism, Thomas P. Crocker

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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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Paved with Good Intentions: Unintended Consequences of Federal Proposals to Integrate Child Support and Parenting Time, Lisa V. Martin and Stacy Brustin

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

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Cloning Miranda: Why Medical Miranda Supports the Pre-Assertion of Criminal Miranda Rights, Colin Miller

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

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The Gap Between Rights and Reality: The Intersection of Language, Disability, and Educational Opportunity, Claire Raj

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Carbon Taxes and Energy Intensive Trade Exposed Industries: Impacts and Options, Nathan D. Richardson, Carloyn Fischer, and Richard Morgenstern

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Heterogeneity of State Shale Gas Regulations, Nathan D. Richardson, Alan Krupnick, and Madeline Gottlieb

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The Issue Class, Joseph Seiner

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Content-Based Copyright Denial, Ned Snow

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Evidentiary Rulings as Police Reform, Seth W. Stoughton

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Law Enforcement's "Warrior Problem", Seth W. Stoughton

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Better Information Is the Key to Policing Reform, Seth W. Stoughton, Jeff Noble, and Geoffrey P. Alpert

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Why Police Need Constructive Criticism, Seth W. Stoughton, Jeff Noble, and Geoffrey P. Alpert

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Non-Transmission Alternatives, Shelley Welton

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The Mirage of Immigration Reform, Marcia A. Yablon-Zug

Submissions from 2014

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Federalizing Education by Waiver?, Derek W. Black

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Fisher v. Texas and the Irrelevance of Function in Race Cases, Derek W. Black

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The Constitutional Limit of Zero Tolerance in Schools, Derek W. Black

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Unequal Protection under the Law: Why FDA Should Use Negotiated Rulemaking to Reform the Regulation of Generic Drugs, Marie C. Boyd

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Pink Franklin v. South Carolina: The NAACP’s First Case, W. Lewis Burke

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Law School Training for Licensed 'Legal Technicians'? Implications for the Consumer Market, Elizabeth Chambliss

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Ubiquitous Privacy, Thomas P. Crocker

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National “Harmony”: An Inter-Branch Constitutional Principle and Its Application to Diversity Jurisdiction, Jesse M. Cross

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Taxing Modern Families Part I: Mapping the Families of Tax, Tessa R. Davis

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Caring and the Law, Jacqueline R. Fox

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Death Panels: A Defense of the Independent Payment Advisory Board, Jacqueline R. Fox

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In Re Sanders and the Resurrection of Stanley v. Illinois, Josh Gupta-Kagan

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Non-Exclusive Adoption and Child Welfare, Josh Gupta-Kagan

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'Sophisticated Robots': Balancing Liability, Regulation, and Innovation, F. Patrick Hubbard

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The Value of Life: Constitutional Limits on Citizens’ Use of Deadly Force, F. Patrick Hubbard

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Reconsidering Dual Consent, Lisa V. Martin

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The Contractual Foundation of Family-Business Law, Benjamin Means

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The Prudential Third-Party Standing of Family-Owned Corporations, Benjamin Means and Matthew I. Hall

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Contents May Have Shifted: Disentangling the Best Evidence Rule from the Rule Against Hearsay, Colin Miller

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The Social Medium: Why the Authenticantion Bar Should Be Raised for Social Media Evidence, Colin Miller

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Reading between the Blurred Lines of Fisher v. University of Texas, Eboni S. Nelson

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Comparing the Clean Air Act and a Carbon Price, Nathan D. Richardson and Arthur Fraas

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Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Indian Lands: An Analysis of the Bureau of Land Management's Revised Proposed Rule, Nathan D. Richardson, Alan Krupnick, Madeline Gottlieb, and Molly Feiden

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Managing the Risks of Shale Gas Development Using Innovative Legal and Regulatory Approaches, Nathan D. Richardson and Sheila Olmstead

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Automated Vehicles Are Probably Legal in the United States, Bryant Walker Smith

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Proximity-Driven Liability, Bryant Walker Smith

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Policing Facts, Seth W. Stoughton

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The Incidental Regulation of Policing, Seth W. Stoughton

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50 Years After the War on Poverty: An Introduction, Emily Suski

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Beyond the Schoolhouse Gates: The Unprecedented Expansion of School Surveillance Authority under Cyberbulling Laws, Emily Suski

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Dark Sarcasm in the Classroom: The Failure of the Courts to Recognize Students' Severe Emotional Harm as Unconstitutional, Emily Suski

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US Federal Climate Change Law in Obama’s Second Term, Shelley Welton and Michael Gerrard

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The Real Impact of Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl: The Existing Indian Family Doctrine Is Not Affirmed But the Future of ICWA's Placement Preferences Is Jeopardized, Marcia A. Yablon-Zug

Submissions from 2013

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International Financial Reforms: Capital Standards, Resolution Regimes and Supervisory Colleges, and their Effect on Emerging Markets, Duncan E. Alford

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Charter Schools, Vouchers, and the Public Good, Derek W. Black

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Zoning for Apartments: A Study of the Role of Law in the Control of Apartment Houses in New Haven, Connecticut 1912–1932, Marie C. Boyd

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It's Not About Us: Beyond the Job Market Critique of U.S. Law Schools, Elizabeth Chambliss

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Law for All? The First Thing We Do, Let’s Educate the Non-Lawyers, Elizabeth Chambliss

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Order, Technology and the Constitutional Meanings of Criminal Procedure, Thomas P. Crocker

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Towards a Public Health Legal Structure for Child Welfare, Josh Gupta-Kagan

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Where the Judiciary Prosecutes in Front of Itself: Missouri's Unconstitutional Juvenile Court Structure, Josh Gupta-Kagan

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Non-Market Values in Family Businesses, Benjamin Means

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Anchors Away: Why the Anchoring Effect Suggests that Judges Should be Able to Participate in Plea Discussions, Colin Miller

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No Explanation Required?: A Reply to Jeffrey Bellin's eHearsay, Colin Miller

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Reconciling Indigenous and Women's Rights to Land in Sub-Saharan Africa, Aparna Polavarapu

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Cutting Carbon, Take Two: A Brief Guide to Federal Electricity-Sector Climate Policy without Cap-and-Trade, Nathan Richardson and Joshua Linn

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Weathering Wal-Mart, Joseph Seiner

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The Meaning of Science in the Copyright Clause, Ned Snow

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The Regressing Progress Clause: Rethinking Constitutional Indifference to Harmful Content in Copyright, Ned Snow

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Translating the Values of Clinical Pedagogy across Generations, Emily Suski and Alistair E. Newbern

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Regulating Imports into RGGI: Toward a Legal, Workable Solution, Shelley Welton, Michael Gerrard, and Jason Munster

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Legal Issues in Integrated, Multi-Pollutant Planning for Energy and Air Quality, Shelley Welton and Shawna Hart

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Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl: Two-and-a-Half Ways to Destroy Indian Law, Marcia A. Yablon-Zug

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Mail Order Feminism, Marcia A. Yablon-Zug

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Individualized Education Programs and Special Education Programming for Students with Disabilities in Urban Schools, Mitchell Yell, Terrye Conroy, Antonis Katsiyannis, and Tim Conroy

Submissions from 2012

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Reform of the Nigerian Banking System – Assessment of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) and Recent Developments, Duncan E. Alford

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Civil Rights, Charter Schools, and Lessons to Be Learned, Derek W. Black

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Education's Elusive Future, Storied Past, and the Fundamental Inequity in Between, Derek W. Black

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Middle Income Peers as Educational Resources and the Constitutional Right to Equal Access, Derek W. Black

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Middle-Income Peers as Educational Resources and the Constitutional Right to Equal Access, Derek W. Black

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Inside Voices: Protecting the Student-Critic in Public Schools, Josie F. Brown

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Resolving LLC Member Disputes in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Other States that Enacted the Prototype LLC Act, James R. Burkhard

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Organizational Alliances by U.S. Schools, Elizabeth Chambliss

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Whose Ethics? The Benchmark Problem in Legal Ethics Research, Elizabeth Chambliss

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Who Decides on Liberty?, Thomas P. Crocker

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“Done In Convention”: The Attestation Clause and the Declaration of Independence, Jesse M. Cross

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Reproducing Value: How Tax Law Differentially Values Fertility, Sexuality & Marriage, Tessa R. Davis

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Note: Aimed at Protecting Ethnic Groups or Women? A Look at Forced Pregnancy under the Rome Statute, Alyson M. Drake

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Complex and Murky Spatial Planning, Josh Eagle

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Beyond Law Enforcement: Camreta v. Greene, Child Protection Investigations, and the Need to Reform the Fourth Amendment Special Needs Doctrine, Josh Gupta-Kagan

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A New Era for Desegregation, Danielle R. Holley-Walker

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Mass Democracy in a Postfactual Market Society: Citizens United and the Role of Corporate Political Speech, F. Patrick Hubbard

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Securing Civil Protection Orders for Teens When Laws Ignore Teens, Lisa V. Martin

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What's Love Got to Do with It: Securing Access to Justice for Teens, Lisa V. Martin