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Rule of Law Collaborative


  • Rule of Law "Law is one of the pillars of civilization... it is essential to forming viable societies and protecting the quality of life." - President Harris Pastidesmore

  • Dr. Pournelle

    Research Dr. Jennifer Pournelle, a professor in the Environment & Sustainability Program, researches the environmental dimensions of social and cultural change in wetland environments.more

  • Training Engaging interagency representatives in training workshops that facilitate a greater rule of law dialogue.more

  • Academic Programs Courses and seminars relevant to the rule of law are available to undergraduates and graduate students at the University of South Carolina.more

The Rule of Law Collaborative at the University of South Carolina is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading centers for the study of rule of law and the training of public- and private-sector rule of law personnel.