The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (SC ABOTA) presented the Seventh Annual James Otis Lecture Series in observance of National Constitution Day on September 18, 2015. The topic for the 2015 James Otis Lecture was Women’s Rights.
Broadcast live from the State House in the House Chamber, the program’s featured speaker was South Carolina Chief Justice Jean Toal. Justice Toal talked about her personal experiences with the development of Women’s Rights in South Carolina.
- 8.5 Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of world events on South Carolina and the United States from 1929 to present.
- 8.5.CC Analyze the continuities and changes in South Carolinas identity resulting from the civic participation of different individuals and groups of South Carolinians.
- 8.5.E Utilize a variety of primary and secondary sources to analyze multiple perspectives on the cultural changes in South Carolina and the U.S.
- USG.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental historical and philosophical principles and ideas that led to the development of the American constitutional democracy.
- USHC.5 Demonstrate the impact of Americas global leadership on technological advancements, the transition to a post-industrial society, and ongoing debates over identity in the period 1945present.