I apologize for the headline. It is misleading because the South Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure do not provide for an addendum.
This differs from the federal rule. Rule 24.1(f) of the United States Supreme Court Rules requires that relevant constitutional provisions, statutes, and other texts be set out verbatim within the brief or within an appendix to the brief.
Last week, Justice Scalia reminded Assistant Solicitor General Joseph Palmore about this rule. Continue reading →
English instructors ranging from Struck and White to my grade school teachers in Ninety Six, South Carolina tell us to use the active voice instead of the passive. But even Strunk and White warns against discarding the passive voice entirely. Continue reading →