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 “In SC, What Goes into a Brief’s Addendum?”
Last Wednesday, the South Carolina Supreme Court agreed with me that an insurance company cannot contractually eliminate a resident relative’s ability to stack underinsurance motorist coverage from other companies. Continue reading “In SC, Stare Decisis Wins the Day”
South Carolina statutes granting attorney fees include fees for work on appeal and after a remand. And after remand, the trial court may grant statutory appellate fees even if the appellate court earlier denied a Rule 222, SCACR, motion for the standard appellate fee. Continue reading “SC Statutory Fees Include Appellate Fees”