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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

  • Research Dr. Payal Shah, Professor in the College of Education, conducts research on empowerment and education policy in girls' schools in rural India.more

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

  • ROLC Faculty Associate Professor Aparna Polavarapu

    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.