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Charleston School of Law Juris Doctor Program Catalog and Student Handbook 2023-2024

Academic Catalog and Handbook

Physical Facilities, Class Equipment and Size

The Charleston School of Law is situated in facilities designed to grow with the needs of the school. The facilities include large and small classrooms, seminar rooms, and study areas. There is also space for co-curricular activities and professional skills courses and programs, such as clinical and trial programs. The building is technologically complete with a wireless network in study areas and classrooms. Offices for all full-time and part-time faculty members are appropriately appointed for study as well as student conferences. Space for equipment and records is available to meet students’ educational needs

To take advantage of the Charleston School of Law’s numerous electronic resources, each student is required to have a laptop that will function with the School’s wireless network. In addition to the Sol Blatt Jr. Law Library, the School’s wireless network is also available throughout all classrooms and the law school building. Students can connect wirelessly to the Internet and other electronic resources, as deemed appropriate by their professors. Students can also connect, via wireless, to networked printers located throughout the building. 

The 2023-2024 entering 1L class has approximately 220 students.   First year classes range in size from small seminars of 18 or fewer to larger classes of approximately 40 to 65 students. The total enrollment for the Law School is approximately 670 students. Our low student-to-faculty ratio allows for extensive interaction between student and professor.