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Supreme Court Published Opinions - October 2021

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.

10-13-2021 - Opinions

28064 - In the Matter of Kenneth E. Johns, Jr.

In this judicial disciplinary matter, the Court accepted an Agreement for Discipline by Consent entered into between Respondent and the Office of Disciplinary Counsel and suspended Respondent from office for a period of eighteen months for violating Rule 501, SCACR, Cannons 1, 2, 2(B), and 4(C)(3)(b)(iv).

28065 - Brannon v. McMaster

The Court certified this appeal of an order denying a motion for a preliminary injunction to require the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce to re-enroll in three federal emergency unemployment programs following the Governor's order to cease participation in the programs. We affirm the circuit court.

10-27-2021 - Opinions

28066 - Duke Energy Carolinas v. SC Office of Regulatory Staff

The Court affirms in full the decisions of the Public Service Commission regarding the recent ratemaking applications filed by Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC and Duke Energy Progress, LLC.