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South Carolina
Judicial Branch

The Supreme Court of South Carolina

In re: Amendments to the Commission’s Regulations for Mandatory
Continuing Legal Education for Judges and Active
Members of the South Carolina Bar


The Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization has proposed amending the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules concerning audio-visual or media Continuing Legal Education seminars.

Pursuant to Article V, § 4, of the South Carolina Constitution, we hereby amend Regulation V(H)(2)(d) and (H)(3) of Appendix C to Part IV, South Carolina Appellate Court Rules, concerning audio-visual or media Continuing Legal Education hours per annual reporting period. Pursuant to the amendments, as set forth in the attachment to this Order, a member may now receive up to six (6) hours of Continuing Legal Education credit through audio-visual or media presentations. Telephone activities may now be accredited for the actual time spent up to a maximum of ninety (90) minutes per activity, and online educational activities, including webcasts, may be accredited up to a maximum of six (6) hours per activity.

The amendments are effective immediately.


s/Jean H. Toal                                    C.J.

s/John H. Waller, Jr.                           J.

s/E.C. Burnett, III                                 J.

s/Costa M. Pleicones                        J.
Moore, J., not participating.

Columbia, South Carolina
July 6, 2006