249 ABA Journal South Carolina articles.
DNA suggests murder was carried out by someone other than executed man
DNA tests on a murder weapon and a bloody shirt are not a match with the man executed…
May 7, 2021 4:12 PM CDT
4th Circuit rules for school that nixed child’s essay on acceptance of transgender people
A federal appeals court has ruled for an elementary school that removed a 10-year-old girl's essay on acceptance of transgender people from an essay collection placed in the classroom and distributed to parents.
Mar 4, 2021 2:50 PM CST
Butch Bowers will no longer be a lead attorney in Trump’s upcoming impeachment trial
Updated on Jan. 30: A lawyer who is a go-to choice for GOP politicians in South Carolina will no longer become a lead lawyer in the upcoming second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump.
Jan 25, 2021 10:55 AM CST
Law school dean ‘devastated’ about flubbed email with bar exam grades
William C. Hubbard, the new dean of the University of South Carolina School of Law and a former ABA president, accidentally emailed students a file with recent graduates’ confidential bar exam grades and information about whether they passed or failed the test.
Oct 14, 2020 11:22 AM CDT
Oct 6, 2020 9:46 AM CDT
Lawyer is disbarred after history of indecent exposure, voyeurism
A lawyer in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, with a history of sexual misconduct has been disbarred by the South Carolina Supreme Court.
Sep 8, 2020 11:09 AM CDT
Overbilling suit alleges K&L Gates used these techniques to increase fees
An overbilling lawsuit filed against K&L Gates on Monday alleges the law firm used multiple techniques to increase its fees fraudulently while representing a company in a suit over a failed lease agreement.
Aug 26, 2020 11:48 AM CDT
Jul 28, 2020 9:08 AM CDT
2 California law schools announce plans for fall online classes
Because of COVID-19 concerns, fall 2020 classes will be online at the University of California at Irvine School of Law…
Jun 26, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
South Carolina LGBTQ students fight for equality in sexual education
Eli Bundy, a 15-year-old sophomore at Charleston County School of the Arts in South Carolina, is the leader of the…
Mar 2, 2020 4:16 PM CST
Jan 23, 2020 6:30 AM CST
Gender equality is ‘irrevocable tenet of our society,’ ABA president says
On Wednesday, ABA President Judy Perry Martinez urged members of the South Carolina General Assembly to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment—a proposed constitutional amendment that would guarantee equal rights for all Americans regardless of sex.
Dec 19, 2019 9:15 AM CST
Dec 19, 2019 6:30 AM CST
Prosecutor’s closing remarks about defense lawyers lead to new trial for murder defendant
A man who spent 13 years in a South Carolina prison for murder is entitled to a new trial because of the prosecutor’s “blatantly improper” remarks during closing arguments, the South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled.
Dec 6, 2019 2:07 PM CST
Oct 11, 2019 10:48 AM CDT
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