South Carolina

Trials & Litigation

Charleston shooting trial set for 2016; judge extends gag order despite media objections

Criminal Justice

Background-check flaw let Charleston church-massacre suspect buy a gun, FBI chief says

Legislation & Lobbying

Impassioned speech by lawyer opposing Confederate flag rocked South Carolina House

Civil Rights

State senate votes to remove Confederate flag from South Carolina Capitol

Law Professors

Suits by law profs claim they were fired for opposing law school’s sale to InfiLaw

Legislation & Lobbying

Should Confederate flag be displayed? ABA president, state officials, stores take a stand against it

Civil Rights

Confederate flag should be removed from South Carolina state capitol grounds, governor says

Judiciary

Church-shooting bond judge was reprimanded for N-word advice; comments at hearing bring debate

Criminal Justice

Hate-crime investigation launched after suspect captured in Charleston church shooting

Business of Law

Nelson Mullins opens NYC office, expands capital markets practice

Criminal Justice

Cop in South Carolina is indicted in shooting death of man pulled over for a broken taillight

Law Schools

Charleston School of Law lays off seven more faculty members, plans to enroll fall class

Law Schools

Can this legal maneuver save Charleston School of Law?

Verdicts & Settlements

Transgender teen wins right to obtain driver’s license that ‘looks like me’

Criminal Justice

Attorney was shot to death with own gun; son had psychotic episode, former law partner says

Criminal Justice

Son is charged with murder in slaying of criminal defense lawyer

Civil Rights

Cop in motorist shooting video gets new lawyer after previous counsel quits

Criminal Justice

Officer is charged with murder after shooting video surfaces

Trials & Litigation

Judge cuts $1.6M jury verdict for lawyer who said she was hounded by sheriff’s office to $300K

Death Penalty

Murder conviction of boy, 14, is tossed 70 years after his execution; judge cites bad lawyering