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10-6-2008 - Opinions
This case involves a conviction for criminal solicitation of a minor in violation of S.C. Code Ann. 16-15-342.10-10-2008 - Opinions
In this opinion, the Court affirms the decision of the circuit court upholding the Atlantic Beach Municipal Election Commission's decision to order a new election, but reverses that portion of the circuit court decision requiring a de novo election.10-13-2008 - Opinions
This is an opinion in which the Court suspended a lawyer from the practice of law for ninety (90) days.
This is an attorney disciplinary matter.
This is a judicial disciplinary matter.
ORDER - In the Matter of Heather Anne Glover
This is an order placing a lawyer on interim suspension.ORDER - Amendment to Rule 401, South Carolina Appellate Court Rules
At the request of the South Carolina Commission on Alternative Dispute Resolution, the Court has amended Rule 401, SCACR, to permit eligible law students to serve as mediators in certain matters.10-20-2008 - Opinions
This is an attorney discipline matter in which the Court placed a lawyer on indefinite suspension.10-27-2008 - Opinions
This is a disciplinary opinion which was refiled after discovery of a scrivener's error.
This is an opinion in which the Court imposed reciprocal discipline on a lawyer.
In this case, the Court reverses the decision of the court of appeals upholding the trial court’s denial of Petitioner’s Batson motion. Specifically, the Court holds that trial counsel’s reason for dismissing a juror was not a race-neutral reason.