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 2009

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Developmental Due Process: Waging a Constitutional Campaign to Align School Discipline with Developmental Knowledge, Josie F. Brown

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Risky Business: The Ups and Downs of Mixing Economics, Security and Climate Change, Cinnamon P. Carlarne

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New Sources of Managerial Authority in Large Law Firms, Elizabeth Chambliss

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From Privacy to Liberty: The Fourth Amendment after Lawrence, Thomas P. Crocker

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We Have a "Purpose" Requirement If We Can Keep It, James F. Flanagan

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Comparative Effectiveness Research and Medicare, Jacqueline R. Fox

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Will Health Care Reform Increase Litigation over Denied Claims, Jacqueline R. Fox

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Raising the Cut-Off: The Empirical Case for Extending Adoption and Guardianship Subsidies from Age 18 to 21, Josh Gupta-Kagan

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A Comment on Untangling the Safety Net: Protecting Federal Benefits from Freezes, Fees, and Garnishment, by Allen C. Myers, A The Washington and Lee Alumni Association Student Notes Colloquium, Phillip T. Lacy

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Book Review - Hiring and Firing, Rebekah K. Maxwell

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A Voice-Based Framework for Evaluating Claims of Minority Shareholder Oppression in the Close Corporation, Benjamin Means

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A Voice-Based Framework for Evaluating Claims of Minority Shareholder Oppression in the Close Corporation, Benjamin Means

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A Public Privilege, Colin Miller

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Dismissed with Prejudice: Why Application of the Anti-Jury Impeachment Rule to Allegations of Racial, Religious, or Other Bias Violates the Right to Present a Defense, Colin Miller

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Impeachable Offenses?: Why Civil Parties in Quasi-Criminal Cases Should Be Treated Like Criminal Defendants Under the Felony Impeachment Rule, Colin Miller

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Examining Costs of Diversity, Eboni S. Nelson

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Design Defect Ghosts, David Owen

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Figuring Foreseeability, David Owen

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Design Defects in Prescription Drugs: Intersections of Law and Science in American Products Liability Law, David G. Owen

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Breaking up Doesn't Have to Be So Hard: Default Rules for Partition and Secession, Nathan D. Richardson

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The Trouble with Twombly: A Proposed Pleading Standard for Employment Discrimination Cases, Joseph Seiner

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Water as a Public Good: The Status of Water Under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, Bryant W. Smith

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Copytraps, Ned Snow

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Deporting Grandma: Why Grandparent Deportation May be the Next Big Immigration Crisis and How to Solve It, Marcia A. Yablon-Zug

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Not Very Collegial: Exploring Bans on Illegal Immigrant Admissions to State Colleges and Universities, Marcia A. Yablon-Zug and Danielle R. Holley-Walker

Submissions from 2008

Remembering Bob Oakley, Duncan E. Alford

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The Influence of Hong Kong Banking Law on Banking Reform in the PRC, Duncan E. Alford

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Framework for the Next Civil Rights Act: What Tort Concepts Reveal about Goals, Results, and Standards, Derek W. Black

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The Mysteriously Reappearing Cause of Action: the Court’s Expanded Concept of Intentional Gender and Race Discrimination in Federally Funded Programs, Derek W. Black

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The Uncertain Future of School Desegregation and the Importance of Goodwill, Good Sense, and a Misguided Decision, Derek W. Black

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Turning Stones of Hope into Boulders of Resistance: The First and Last Task of Social Justice Curriculum, Scholarship, and Practice, Derek W. Black

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Notes From a Climate Change Pressure-Cooker: Sub-Federal Attempts at Transformation Meet National Resistance in the USA, Cinnamon P. Carlarne

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When Do Facts Persuade? Some Thoughts on the Market for “Empirical Legal Studies”, Elizabeth Chambliss

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Torture, with Apologies, Thomas P. Crocker

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Overcoming Necessity: Torture and the State of Constitutional Culture, Thomas P. Crocker

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The Practical Effects of Delegation: Agencies and the Zoning of Public Land and Seas, Josh Eagle

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Ocean Zoning and Spatial Access Privileges: Rewriting the Tragedy of the Regulated Ocean, Josh Eagle, James N. Sanchirico, and Barton H. Thompson Jr.

The Toyota Sidestep Catches On, Lisa A. Eichhorn

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Clarity and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: A Lesson from the Style Project, Lisa A. Eichhorn

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Reinvigorating the Concept of Benefit: The Failure of Drug Company-Sponsored Research on Human Subjects, Jacqueline R. Fox

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Mutual Fund Advisory Fees: New Evidence and a Fair Fiduciary Duty Test, John P. Freeman, Stewart Brown, and Steve Pomerantz

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Children, Kin and Court: Designing Third Party Custody Policy to Protect Children, Third Parties and Parents, Josh Gupta-Kagan

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Educating at the Crossroads: Parents Involved, No Child Left Behind and School Choice, Danielle R. Holley-Walker

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Substantive Due Process Limits on Punitive Damage Awards: "Morals Without Technique"?, F. Patrick Hubbard

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Book Review - Climate Change: A Guide to Carbon Law and Practice, Rebekah K. Maxwell

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Book Review - The Science of Settlement: Ideas for Negotiators, Rebekah K. Maxwell

Limitations on the Trustee's Power to Adjust, S. Alan Medlin

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Even Better than the Real Thing: How Courts Have Been Anything But Liberal in Finding Genuine Questions Raised as to the Authenticity of Originals Under Rule 1003, Colin Miller

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"Manifest" Destiny?: How Some Courts Have Fallaciously Come to Require A Greater Showing of Congressional Intent for Jurisdictional Exhaustion Than They Require for Preemption, Colin Miller

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Ordeal By Innocence: Why There Should Be a Wrongful Incarceration/Execution Exception to Attorney-Client Confidentiality, Colin Miller

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The Availability and Viability of Socioeconomic Integration Post-Parents Involved, Eboni S. Nelson

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Design Defects, David G. Owen

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The Five Elements of Negligence, David G. Owen

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Civil Contempt and the Indigent Child Support Obligor: The Silent Return of Debtor's Prison, Elizabeth G. Patterson

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Unintended Consequences: Why Congress Should Tread Lightly When Entering the Field of Family Law, Elizabeth G. Patterson

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Condominium Arrangements in International Practice: Reviving an Abandoned Concept of Boundary Dispute Resolution, Joel H. Samuels

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The Failure of Punitive Damages in Employment Discrimination Cases: A Call for Change, Joseph Seiner

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From the States Up: Building a National Renewable Energy Policy, Shelley Welton

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Lessons Learned: Transferring the European Union's Experiences with Energy Efficiency Policy to China, Shelley Welton

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Gone But Not Forgotten: The Strange Afterlife of the Jay Treaty's Indian Free Passage Right, Marcia A. Yablon-Zug

Submissions from 2007

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Mandarin Chinese: An Annotated Bibliography of Self-Study Materials, Duncan E. Alford

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Treaties Submitted to the United States Senate: Legislative History, 1989-2004, Duncan E. Alford

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Displacing Dissent: The Role of Place in First Amendment Jurisprudence, Thomas P. Crocker

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Envisioning the Constitution, Thomas P. Crocker

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A Window into the Regulated Commons: The Takings Clause, Investment Security, and Sustainability, Josh Eagle

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The Mutual Fund Distribution Fee Mess, John P. Freeman

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Blogs: The Next Generation, David Lehmann

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Library Technology Upgrade: Using Web 2.0 Applications, David Lehmann

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A Copyright Conundrum: Protecting Email Privacy, Ned Snow

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Actually, We Are Leaving Children behind: How Changes to Title I under the No Child Left Behind Act Have Helped Relieve Public Schools of the Responsibility for Taking Care of Disadvantaged Students' Needs, Emily Suski

Submissions from 2006

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The Lamfalussy Process and EU Bank Regulation: Another Step on the Road to Pan-European Bank Regulation?, Duncan E. Alford

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The Contradiction Between Equal Protection's Meaning and Its Legal Substance: How Deliberate Indifference Can Cure It, Derek W. Black

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Killing, Cheating, Legislating, and Lying: A History of Voting Rights in South Carolina after the Civil War, W. Lewis Burke

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The Professionalization of Law Firm In-House Counsel, Elizabeth Chambliss

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The Professionalization of Law Firm In-House Counsel, Elizabeth Chambliss

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The Voting Rights Act of 1965: A Selected Annotated Bibliography, Terrye Conroy

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Regional Ocean Governance: The Perils of Multiple-Use Management and the Promise of Agency Diversity, Josh Eagle

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The Nature and Impact of the Tort Reform Movement, F. Patrick Hubbard

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Using Fact-Finding to Combat Violence against Women in Ghana, Uganda, and the United States: Lessons Learned as a Clinic Student, Clinic Supervisor, and Practitioner, Lisa V. Martin

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Domestic Violence in Ghana: The Open Secret, Lisa V. Martin, Nancy Cantalupo, Kay Pak, and Sue Shin

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The Best Offense is a Good Defense: Why Defendants' Nolo Contendere Pleas Should Be Inadmissible Against Them When They Become Civil Plaintiffs, Colin Miller

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Cognitive Biases and Heuristics in Tort Litigation: A Proposal to Limit Their Effects Without Changing the World, John E. Montgomery

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Child Marriage and Guardianship in Tanzania: Robbing Girls of their Childhood and Infantilizing Women, Aparna Polavarapu

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Understanding the Unrest of France’s Younger Workers: The Price of American Ambivalence, Joseph Seiner

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Accessing the Internet through the Neighbor's Wireless Internet Connection: Physical Trespass in Virtual Reality, Ned Snow

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The Prohibition Hangover: Why We Are Still Feeling the Effects of Prohibition, Marcia A. Yablon-Zug

Submissions from 2005

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Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision: An Enforceable International Financial Standard?, Duncan E. Alford

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European Union Legal Materials: An Infrequent User's Guide, Duncan E. Alford

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The Rehnquist Court: Nineteen Years of Tax Decisions, F. Ladson Boyle

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THE NIRVANA FALLACY IN LAW FIRM REGULATION DEBATE, Elizabeth Chambliss

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Medicare Should, but Cannot, Consider Cost: Legal Impediments to Sound Policy, Jacqueline R. Fox

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Applicants Laid Bare: The Privacy Economics of University Application Files, Martin McWilliams

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A Shock to the System: Analyzing the Conflict Among Courts over Whether and When Excited Utterances May Follow Subsequent Startling Occurrences in Rape and Sexual Assault Cases, Colin Miller

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Information Shields in Tort Law, David Owen

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Proof of Product Defect, David G. Owen

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Special Defenses in Products Liability Law, David G. Owen

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The Constitutional Failing of the Anticybersquatting Act, Ned Snow

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Why Annie Gets to Keep Her Gun: An Analysis of Firearm Exemptions in Bankruptcy Proceedings, Marcia A. Yablon-Zug

Submissions from 2004

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The Chevron Two-Step and the Toyota Sidestep: Dancing Around the EEOC's Disability Regulations under the ADA, Lisa A. Eichhorn

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The Ethics of Using Judges to Conceal Wrongdoing, John P. Freeman