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  • Humility, history and a little laughter: A conversation with Judge James E. Lockemy

    The Honorable James E. Lockemy retired as chief judge of the South Carolina Court of Appeals in late December. Spend any time with the gregarious Dillon County native and you’re sure to get a history lesson, sprinkled with literary references and always a few laughs. Read about Judge Lockemy’s historic career and his contributions to the profession and South Carolina.

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  • Story Behind the Story – Exploring how the law affects our fur families

    Klein is an active and passionate dog mom to her two yellow labs, Nilla and Bogey, and a member of the SC Bar Animal Law Committee. Her love for animals made her ponder the possibilities of stronger legal remedies for pet owners, a topic she discusses in her recent SC Lawyer article.

    Posted in: Lawyers Editorial Board

  • River Bluff and Palmetto Academy named champions in We the People Competition

    River Bluff High School of Lexington and Palmetto Academy of Learning and Success of Myrtle Beach won the South Carolina Bar’s We the People competition held virtually on December 9.

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  • Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (JET) Middle School wins Middle School Mock Trial

    For a consecutive second year, Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (JET) Middle School of Johnston was named the winner of the South Carolina Bar Regional Middle School Mock Trial virtual competition held Nov. 12-13.

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  • Middle School Students Prepare for 2021 Regional SC Bar Mock Trial Competitions

    Sixteen middle schools from across the state will compete in the 21st annual SC Bar Regional Middle School Mock Trial Competition on Nov. 12 and 13. The events will be held virtually due to the ongoing pandemic. Students will present the prosecution and defense sides of a fictitious criminal case before a panel of local volunteer lawyers and judges.

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