Earlier posts here and here described how to put together the record on appeal and how important it is to make sure that the record is complete. Last week, the South Carolina Supreme Court drove the point home. Continue reading →
In creating a Statement of the Facts, brief writers are generally limited to materials submitted to the trial court. Rule 208(b)(4), SCACR, requires that the brief contain references to material that are properly included in the Record on Appeal. And to be included, materials must first be submitted to the trial court.