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One-Eighth Of South Carolina Inmates Were Jailed Over Child Support Payments. Walter Scott Was One Of Them.

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 04.10.2015 | Black Voices

Walter Scott was a 50-year-old father of four. “He was kind,” Scott’s brother Anthony, remembered. “He loved his children, he was a great f...

S.C. Supreme Court Halts Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

AP | JEFFREY COLLINS | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Supreme Court is ordering state probate courts not to issue same-sex marriage licenses until a federal judg...

Cherokee Girl's Father Still Fighting For Custody After South Carolina Court Ruling

AP | Posted 07.28.2013 | Parents

WASHINGTON -- The birth father of a girl of Cherokee heritage asked the Supreme Court Friday to stop a state-court ordered handover of his daughter to...

Court Rules 'Baby Girl' Veronica Should Be Returned To Adoptive Parents

AP | MEG KINNARD | Posted 07.18.2013 | Parents

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- An American Indian child at the center of a custody suit that went to the U.S. Supreme Court should be returned to the Charleston-ar...

Dozens Of Candidates Face Ballot Expulsion

Lexington Patch | Hal Millard | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics

What started out as a lawsuit that could impact the races of a handful of Lexington County candidates running for state and local-level offices is now...

S.C. Supreme Court To Hear Carnival Cruise Case

AP | By BRUCE SMITH | Posted 01.17.2012 | Travel

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The South Carolina Supreme Court has agreed to hear complaints brought by local residents, preservationists and an environmental g...

South Carolina Supreme Court To Hear Presidential Primary Case

AP | By JIM DAVENPORT | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The South Carolina Supreme Court says it will decide a challenge brought by four counties that say the first-in-the-South presidenti...

Insurance Company Must Pay $10 Million For Revoking Policy Of Teen With HIV

Murray Waas | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics
Murray Waas

The South Carolina Supreme Court has ordered an insurance company to pay $10 million for wrongly revoking the insurance policy of a 17-year-old colleg...

Court Tears Apart Gov. Sanford's Stimulus Refusal

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: The South Carolina Supreme Court has ordered Gov. Mark Sanford to apply for the disputed $700 million in federal stimulus money. The court vo...

Court Orders Gov. Sanford To Accept Stimulus Money

AP | JIM DAVENPORT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina's Supreme Court ordered Gov. Mark Sanford on Thursday to request $700 million in federal stimulus money aimed pr...