Latest South Carolina Supreme Court News

South Carolina sued by private schools who want public money

Apr. 14, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A group of private schools is suing South Carolina, saying the racist past of a state constitutional amendment prohibiting spending public money on religious or private schools means it should be overturned. The Liberty Justice Center filed its...

SC attorney charged in lewd act case has license suspended

Mar. 28, 2021 10:41 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Supreme Court suspended the law license of an attorney charged earlier this month with a lewd act on a child that happened more than 15 years ago. Harry Gregory Jr., 61, was arrested March 18 in a raid involving more than a dozen...

Prosecutor returns corruption probe to SC attorney general

Feb. 18, 2021 14:37 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A special prosecutor who pursued public corruption cases against several South Carolina politicians turned over his remaining caseload to state Attorney General Alan Wilson on Wednesday. In a letter to Wilson, Solicitor David Pascoe wrote that...