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Supreme Court Published Opinions - July 2020

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.

7-1-2020 - Opinions

27986 - State v. Herndon

The Court reverses the court of appeals' decision in, State v. Herndon, Op. No. 2018-UP-458 (S.C. Ct. App. filed Dec. 12, 2018), and finds the court of appeals erred in affirming the trial court's failure to give the circumstantial evidence charge requested by Petitioner.

7-15-2020 - Opinions

27987 - In the Matter of Harold Ray Crews

The Court reciprocally suspended Respondent from the practice of law in South Carolina for thirty days following his thirty-day suspension from the practice of law in North Carolina.

7-22-2020 - Opinions

27988 - SCHuman Affairs Commission v. Yang

We affirm the circuit court's denial of a motion by the South Carolina Human Affairs Commission to compel enforcement of a settlement agreement. We reverse the circuit court's orders of protection, as well as its order dismissing the Commission's claims, and we remand the matter to the circuit court for further proceedings.