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Nelson Mullins COVID-19 Resources

Nelson Mullins is continuing to monitor developments related to COVID-19, including guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and various federal, state, and local government authorities. The firm is taking appropriate precautionary actions and has implemented plans to ensure the continuation of all firm services to clients from both in office and remote work arrangements across our 25 offices. 

In addition, click the link below to access extensive resources to address a wide variety of topics resulting from the virus, in general and by industry,  including topics such as essential businesses, force majeure, business interruption insurance, CARES Act and FFCRA, and others. 

Nelson Mullins COVID-19 Resources

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Bar Foundation, Supreme Court Historical Society Feature Claude Scarborough in Podcast Series


SC Bar 2019 Annual Judicial Conference: "Implicit Bias Panel Discussion"

For people in the legal profession, implicit bias — the way people unconsciously assess each other — is especially important to pay attention to. Columbia associate Amber Hendrick recently spoke on the Implicit Bias panel at the S.C. Bar Annual Judicial Conference's Staff Attorneys and Law Clerks Seminar, giving perspective on how these kinds of assumptions have surfaced in her personal and professional life.

Other panelists shared their own experience with implicit bias while Beth Ruffin, a diversity and inclusion consultant, moderated. The panel also explored how implicit bias can play into sentencing decisions, trying and approaching the jury, and how law clerks make recommendations to judges. Hendrick, who served as a judicial clerk to Kendra Y. Ausby, Margaret B. Seymour, and J. Michelle Childs, left law clerks and staff attorneys with the advice that checking their own biases can ensure their recommendations are based in facts rather than unconscious judgments.


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