South Carolina

Legal Ethics

Lawyer Gets Public Reprimand for Gifting Client with $442.32 ‘Recovery,’ Then Delaying Payment

Criminal Justice

SC Officials to Investigate Defense Lawyer’s Claim That Deputy Secretly Taped Conversation

Criminal Justice

A Lawyer Is Shot and Killed; His Girlfriend, a Onetime Client, Is Charged with Murder

Legal Ethics

South Carolina Supreme Court Suspends Lawyer for Slapping Defendant

Law Practice Management

Are Your Client Files Hazardous to Your Health? SC Supreme Court Weighs Document Destruction

Health Law

Double Whammy for Uninsured Man with Breast Cancer: No Medicaid, Due to His Gender

Law Schools

Charleston and Drexel Celebrate News of Full ABA Accreditation

First Amendment

Jury Trial Planned re $445 Obscenity Ticket Issued Over Plastic Dangling Bull Privates

Legal Ethics

Lawyer Who Admitted Trying to Hire a Hit Man Used Postdated Check, Disbarment Opinion Says

Legal Ethics

SC Lawyer Rapped for Overselling His Small Firm in Brochure, Phone Book and Online Ads

Tort Law

2nd Circuit Overturns Injunction Against Southern Gun Shops Accused in NYC Nuisance Suit

Law Firms

3 Law Firms Open New Offices in Southern States

Legal Ethics

Top SC Court Reminds Lawyers to Mind Their Manners, Raps Practitioner for Email re Opponent’s Child

Criminal Justice

Murder Conviction Reversed Due to Prosecutorial Misconduct; Double Jeopardy Bars Retrial

Legal Ethics

Suspended for Incivility: Lawyer’s Indignant Letter Questioned Town Manager’s Soul

Bar Associations

Lacking Ballistics Expertise? Looking to Pack Some Heat? Admitted in SC? Here’s a CLE Course for You

Business of Law

Probate Matter Takes Unusual Twist as Client’s Brother Is Charged with Solicitation to Murder

Careers

Probate Judge Can’t Moonlight at a Funeral Home, Says Ethics Panel

Evidence

Parrot’s Chilling Comments Aid Police in Elder Abuse Case

Bankruptcy Law

Lawyer Accused of Hiding Money Had Nearly $1M in Cash in His Law Office Closet