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Amendments to South Carolina Appellate Court Rules
(Date posted: 02/14/2024)

The Supreme Court has amended Rule 413 and Rule 502 of the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules.

Rule Changes Submitted to the General Assembly
(Date posted: 01/31/2024)

Rule Changes Submitted to the General Assembly

South Carolina Advance Sheet
(Date posted: 01/10/2024)

No Advance Sheet will be posted this week.

Severe Weather Memorandum - 1-8-2024
(Date posted: 01/08/2024)

Severe Weather Memorandum - 1-8-2024

Order Regarding Filings in Richard Murdaugh Motion for New Trial
(Date posted: 01/03/2024)

Defendant was convicted of the murders of Margaret Kennedy Branstetter Murdaugh and Paul Terry Murdaugh on March 2, 2023, and sentenced on March 3, 2023. Defendant served and filed a notice of appeal to the Court of Appeals and on September 5, 2023, sought leave to file a new trial motion in the circuit court pursuant to Rule 29(b) of the South Carolina Rules of Criminal Procedure, and to suspend the appeal during the pendency of the motion.