2018 Symposium: Innovation, Policy, & Technology in Law and Development

This year’s symposium will explore the changes and global impact of innovation, policy, and technology in law and development and will feature discussions on municipal fiscal health, international law and the internet, and the use of technology for legal access. We are delighted to host international, national, and local panelists who will engage in constructive communication to share their breadth of experience and knowledge with attendees.

Attendees of the symposium are eligible for 4.5 hours of CLE credit. The event is free to the public with a fee for CLE. To register: https://tinyurl.com/SCJILB2018

Thursday, November 8th:

5:30 P.M. Welcome and Introduction
Karen Williams Courtroom, University of South Carolina School of Law, 1525 Senate Street

5:45 P.M. Keynote Conversation
Jamil Jaffer
Founder of the National Security Institute and Adjunct Professor, Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason

Jay Richardson
Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit 

Friday, November 9th: 

8:30 A.M. Registration and Light Breakfast
School of Law Perrin Family Lobby 

9:00 A.M. Welcoming Remarks
Karen Williams Courtroom, South Carolina School of Law 

9:10 A.M. Panel 1: International Law and the Internet

  • Allyson Haynes Stuart
    Professor, Charleston School of Law
  • Mustafa Naseem
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Information, University of Michigan 
  • Moderator: Bryant Walker Smith
    Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina School of Law

10:40 A.M. Break

10:50 A.M. Panel 2: The Use of Technology in Legal Access

  • Gerald Abila
    Attorney and Founder of Barefoot Law
  • Brian Anderson
    Attorney, Everson Law Firm
  • John C. Few
    Associate Justice, South Carolina Supreme Court
  • Muluka Shifa
    Women Law and Policy Fellow and Leadership and Advocacy for Women in Africa Fellow, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Moderator: Elizabeth Chambliss
    Professor and Director of the Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough Center on Professionalism, University of South Carolina School of Law

12:20 P.M. Lunch Break

1:30 P.M. Panel 3: Innovations in Improving Municipal and Fiscal Health

  • Louise Howells
    Professor, UDC David A. Clarke School of Law
  • Bruce McDonald
    Associate Professor and MPA Program Director, North Carolina State University
  • Ge Vue
    Associate Director of Instructional Design, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
  • Moderator: Tigerron Wells
    Government Affairs Liaison, Municipal Association of South Carolina 

3:05 P.M. Closing Remarks

We look forward to seeing you in November! If you are unable to attend the symposium but would like to contribute to the journal, please donate here.