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University's 1st year law students take on 17 local projects
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nearly 200 first-year law students at the University of South Carolina are heading to 17 locations around Columbia to take part in efforts to serve the local community.
Friday's event marks the eighth year incoming students take part in such an effort, which Dean Rob Wilcox calls a hallmark of the School of Law's education.
The students are helping paint apartments, sort food and clothes, do landscaping, move furniture, shelve books and a variety of other tasks.
Service project sites include Harvest Hope Food Bank, Habitat for Humanity, St. Lawrence Place, the Women's Shelter, Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities, South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center and South Carolina Legal Services.
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