Tag Archives: South Carolina Supreme Court

South Carolina Declines to Incorporate ABA Model Rule 8.4(g) into the SC Rules of Professional Conduct

  The South Carolina Supreme Court recently announced that it would not incorporate the ABA Model Rule 8.4(g) into the South Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct.  Acknowledging the need for diversity and the issue of discrimination, the Court announced that … Continue reading

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Planning to Take the July 2016 SC Bar Using Your Laptop?

Are you planning to take the July 2016 South Carolina bar exam using your laptop?  If so, you’ll want to complete and return the Request to Participate form by Friday, June 10, 2016 to the South Carolina Office of Bar Admissions. … Continue reading

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Supreme Court of South Carolina Decisions

 The Supreme Court of South Carolina issued an opinion today in State v. Chavis.  Justice Pleicones drafted the majority opinion.  While Chief Justice Toal and Justice Kittredge concurred the result reached by the majority, they disagreed with the reasoning.  Justice … Continue reading

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Today’s Opinions from the Supreme Court of South Carolina

Today the Supreme Court of South Carolina handed down four opinions involving attorneys and ethics and an opinion that construed the medical malpractice statute of repose as applied to an indemnity claim. In the Matter of Brian N. Davis resulted … Continue reading

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Today’s Opinions from the Supreme Court of South Carolina: NARP v. Richardson & State v. Hawes

Today (January 7, 2015), the Supreme Court of South Carolina issued two opinions. In North American Rescue Products (NARP) v. Richardson, the Court reversed the Court of Appeals’ decision.  The Court of Appeals affirmed a jury verdict rendered on behalf of … Continue reading

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Alan Wilson & the United States & South Carolina Supreme Courts

On Tuesday, November 18th, South Carolina Attorney General, Alan Wilson, filed an Application for an Emergency Stay with the United States Supreme Court.  Wilson asked the Court to grant a stay that “…last[s] while the appellate process is completed in … Continue reading

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South Carolina Supreme Court Order, 10/15/2014

In the Matter of William Thomas Moody is an order disbarring Moody from the practice of law in South Carolina.  Moody admitted to violating the Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 407, SCACR, specifically sub rules 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.7(a)(2), 1.15(a), … Continue reading

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