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Magistrate Eligibility Examination
(Date posted: 02/26/2015)

IT IS ORDERED that the eligibility examination for the initial appointment of magistrates shall consist of the Wonderlic Personnel Test and the Watson-Glasser Critical Thinking Appraisal Test.

Inclement Weather Reminder
(Date posted: 02/25/2015)

Due to the potential winter weather hazard conditions in various parts of the State, the holding of courtroom proceedings will follow the directives of county or municipal government officials. Regarding bond hearings and court closures due to inclement weather, a minimum of one bond hearing daily should be conducted, if at all possible. If you are in an area in which the weather allows you to adhere to your regular bond hearing schedule, please do so.

No Change in Bar Examination Schedule for Thursday, February 26, 2015
(Date posted: 02/25/2015)

On Thursday, February 26, 2015, the South Carolina Bar Examination will proceed as scheduled.

Chief Justice Toal Delivered State of the Judiciary Address Today
(Date posted: 02/24/2015)

Chief Justice Jean H. Toal delivered her State of the Judiciary address to the General Assembly on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at noon.

No Change in Bar Examination Schedule Due to Inclement Weather
(Date posted: 02/23/2015)

While there is a Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Tuesday morning, February 24, 2015, the Bar Examination will proceed as scheduled. All bar applicants and bar admissions staff (including monitors) should report at the times previously scheduled.

Court amends Rule 2(r) of the Rules for Judicial Disciplinary Enforcement
(Date posted: 02/17/2015)

Court amends Rule 2(r) of the Rules for Judicial Disciplinary Enforcement

Court Amends Rule 34, RLDE, Rule 413, SCACR
(Date posted: 02/11/2015)

Rule 34 of the Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement is amended to allow a limited class of suspended lawyers to be employed by lawyers or law firms, with certain restrictions and supervisory requirements.

Judicial Elections
(Date posted: 02/04/2015)

Results of judicial elections held February 4, 2015.

Rule Changes Submitted to the General Assembly
(Date posted: 01/30/2015)

Pursuant to Article V, § 4A of the South Carolina Constitution, the following rule changes were submitted to the South Carolina General Assembly on January 29, 2015.

Interest Rate on Money Decrees and Judgments
(Date posted: 01/02/2015)

The Supreme Court issues order regarding the legal rate of interest on money decrees and judgments.

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