246 ABA Journal South Carolina articles.
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
Dec 19, 2019 6:30 AM CST
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
A federal judge in Charleston, South Carolina, has approved a $250,000 settlement that also ensures the right to a lawyer for some municipal court defendants.
Oct 11, 2019 10:48 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that the federal government can be sued for failing to uncover information about the Charleston, South Carolina, church shooter during a background check that would have barred him from being able to buy a gun from a licensed dealer before the mass shooting.
Sep 4, 2019 1:10 PM CDT
Several courts in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina already have announced closings as Hurricane Dorian approached off the coast.
You can find state court closings here in Florida,…
Sep 3, 2019 10:31 AM CDT
If you want to get married in South Carolina, you are going to need a valid marriage certificate.
The South Carolina Supreme Court abolished recognition of common-law marriage in Aug 2, 2019 12:30 PM CDT
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