Mar. 16 2020

Supreme Court Issues Order Regarding Operation of the Trial Courts + USDC Issues Order Regarding Video and Telephone Conferencing

March 4, 2021 | Supreme Court of South Carolina
The purpose of this Order is to provide guidance on the continued operation of the trial courts during the current COVID-19 emergency. The measures contained in this Order are intended to allow essential operations to continue while minimizing the risk to the public, litigants, lawyers and court employees. Unless extended, this Order shall be rescinded on June 16, 2021.

The 3-4-21 Order is located here.

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March 19, 2021 | United States District Court – District of South Carolina
The United States District Court, District of South Carolina, authorized the use of video teleconferencing and telephone conferencing, under certain circumstances and with the consent of the defendant, for various criminal case events during the course of the COVID-19 emergency. This authorization will remain in effect for 90 days unless terminated earlier.

The 3-19-21 Standing Order is located here.

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