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Lowcountry Freedom Reigns Festival


The Charleston Library Society is excited to host three symposiums for the Lowcountry Freedom Reigns Festival. For more information, please visit http://freedomreignsfestival.com/ 

Discussions of Challenges in a Highly Publicized Trial for a Fair Jury Trial

Friday, September 8th: 9:30am-12:30pm 

Join Honorable Costa Pleicones, Chief Justice, SC Supreme Court (Retired) to discuss the challenges in a highly publicized trial for a fair jury trial.  You will also hear from a panel including Hon. William Howard, SC Court of Appeals (Retired), Andy Savage, Wallace Lightsey and Jay Richardson. CLE certification (pending) will be available. To register, please click here.

The Trial of Lt. Gov. Tillman; Murder or Self Defense

Friday, September 8th: 1:30pm-5:30pm

Join Honorable Joseph F. Anderson, U.S. District Judge, to discuss the challenges in a highly publicized trial for a fair jury trial.  You will also hear from a panel including: Debbie Barbier, Ron Stanley, Dawes Cooke, Ronnie Crosby, Morgan Martin, Jack Swerling and Johnny Linton. Reception to follow. To register, please

Reflections of the Life of Pat Conroy

Saturday, September 9th: 10:00am-10:45am

John Warley, Esq., Author of A Southern Girl and Pat Conroy’s closest friend will lead this symposium through reflection. To register, click here.

Earlier Event: September 1
Closed for Labor Day
Later Event: September 16
Special Story Time in the Rabbit Hole