2017 – Sentencing Reform

The South Carolina Law Review is pleased to announce the following itinerary for the 2017 Symposium, titled “Sentencing Reform.”

The program will be held at the University of South Carolina Alumni Center, located at 900 Senate Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201 (please click here for information regarding directions and parking availability).

The program will take place on Friday, February 10, beginning promptly at 9:00 a.m.

Approved for 4.50 MCLE Credits.

Attendance and CLE credit are free of charge.

Please register at: http://tinyurl.com/sclawreview.

If you are unable to attend, we invite you to live stream Symposium on Panopto by clicking here.


9:00 a.m. – Opening Remarks

9:15 a.m.-9:45 a.m. –  Key Note Address by John Blume

9:45 a.m.-11:00 a.m. – Panel I: Sentencing Guidelines


Margareth Etienne

Jelani Jefferson Exum

William Hubbard

Mary Leary

11:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. – Break

11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Panel II: Juvenile Sentencing


Katherine Hunt Federle

Kimberly Thomas

Robert Dudek

12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. – Lunch

2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. – Discussions with Diana Holt, Esq. – the attorney who helped exonerate death row inmate Eddie Elmore

2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. – Panel III: Death Penalty


Ann Eisenberg

Sheri Johnson

Emily Paavola

Lindsey Vann

Hannah Freedman

Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court, The Honorable Costa Pleicones

4:00 p.m. – Closing Remarks