252 ABA Journal South Carolina articles.
DOJ withdraws death penalty requests
The U.S. Department of Justice has withdrawn requests for the death penalty in seven cases, reversing the stance taken by the department during the Trump…
Jul 23, 2021 2:32 PM CDT
A South Carolina lawyer has been suspended for six months for Facebook posts about George Floyd and women’s tattoos that are “expressly incendiary,” according to the South Carolina Supreme Court.
Jun 29, 2021 11:12 AM CDT
Police have not identified a suspect or a motive in the June 7 shooting death of a lawyer’s wife and son in a case that has gripped South Carolina’s rural low country.
Jun 25, 2021 9:19 AM CDT
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
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
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
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
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday reinstated a South Carolina requirement for voters who use mail-in ballots to obtain the signature of a witness.
Oct 6, 2020 9:46 AM CDT
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
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
Some states with the highest amount of lawyers per capita also have rural areas with few, if any, attorneys, according to the 2020 ABA Profile of the Legal Profession
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
A South Carolina magistrate whose home was burglarized over the weekend had previously granted bail to the suspect in a different case.
Jan 23, 2020 6:30 AM CST
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
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