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Supreme Court Published Opinions - September 2019

Note: Beginning in June 2012, opinions will be posted as Adobe PDFs. You can download a free copy of Adobe Reader here.

The summary following each opinion is prepared to offer lawyers and the public a general overview of what a particular opinion decides. The summary is not necessarily a full description of the issues discussed in an opinion.

9-18-2019 - Opinions

27917 - Commissioners of Public Work v. City of Fountain Inn

After interpreting section 5-7-60 of the South Carolina Code (2004), the Court reverses the decision of the court of appeals and finds the City of Laurens, through its subsidiary the Laurens Commission of Public Works, did not create a designated service area that included Owens Industrial Park.

9-25-2019 - Opinions

27918 - In the Matter of Anthony C. Odom

After accepting an Agreement for Discipline by Consent entered into between Respondent and the Office of Disciplinary Counsel in which Respondent admitted his criminal conviction violated Rule 8.4, RPC, Rule 407, SCACR (professional misconduct), the Court disbarred Respondent from the practice of law, retroactive to the date of his interim suspension.

27919 - Ex Parte Ninth Judicial Circuit v. In re Bradley Rowland Marshall

In its original jurisdiction, the Court issued a declaratory judgment deciding that Respondent engaged in the unauthorized practice of law and enjoined him from any further unauthorized practice of law.