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S.C. Bar unveils "Law for Young Adults" at Ft. Mill High School

October 03, 2011

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Oct. 3, 2011) – The S.C. Bar Law Related Education (LRE) Division will unveil Law for Young Adults, a Web resource that outlines legal responsibilities facing young adults, at Fort Mill High School on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 2 p.m.

Walter Dusky, vice president of the York County Bar Association, an attorney with Morton & Gettys, LLC, an LRE Committee member and a Fort Mill High School graduate, will help the LRE Division unveil this resource at Fort Mill High School.
Developed by the Bar’s LRE Division, the comprehensive guide highlights various legal issues young adults may face once they turn 18. Topics include moving out, money matters, alcohol and drugs, voting, life and death matters, marriage, crimes and consequences and more.

“This resource is essential for young adults to understand their rights and responsibilities under the law,” said Carl L. Solomon, 2010-2011 S.C. Bar President. “Law for Young Adults provides a valuable resource for young adults as they begin to plan for their future and helps them understand the legal consequences of their decisions.”

To view the resource online, visit

The S.C. Bar’s LRE Division, which was developed to improve the ability of teachers to instruct law related education, has been part of the Bar since 1976.

The South Carolina Bar, which has a membership of more than 13,500 lawyers, is dedicated to advancing justice, professionalism and understanding of the law.


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