South Carolina Law Review Symposium

2017 South Carolina Law Review Symposium

Sentencing Reform: The Past, Present, and Future of Criminal Sentencing

Friday, February 10 9:00 am-4:30 pm

USC Alumni Center
900 Senate Street, Columbia, South Carolina

USCSL CLE Course #172380 4.5 hours MCLE. Uniform Certificates of Attendance will be available for participants seeking verification for other agencies.

The event will begin at 9:00 am on Friday, February 10th, with a keynote address by John Blume, Samuel F. Leibowitz Professor of Trial Techniques, Cornell Law School.

Three panel discussions will follow the morning plenary session. The first panel discussion is on Sentencing Guidelines, followed by Juvenile Sentencing. After the lunch break we will hear a presentation on "Representing a Death Row Inmate," and then the final panel will discuss the Death Penalty. We are extremely excited about this event as it promises to offer timely discussions of many current issues that have vast implications on Sentencing Reform.

This event is open to the public, and registration is required so that we will be prepared with materials and for refreshment breaks.

For more information about Volume 68’s Symposium, as well as sponsorship opportunities, please feel free to contact our Symposium Editors, Haley Bastian and Abigail Carson, at