Exemptions to Disclosure Under the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act

As explained in this blog post, the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) provides a statutory framework through which the public can request public records.  FOIA also contains a number of exemptions, however, that would permit (but not require) a public body to not disclose the requested information.  This “permit but not require” feature […]

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Obtaining Records Under the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act

The South Carolina Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”), at S.C. Code Ann. § 30-4-10, et seq., provides a means by which members of the public can “peer behind the curtain” to better understand the activities of public bodies.  One of the key features of FOIA is the provision enabling the public to obtain or inspect […]

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Stringfellow writes of the inspiring story of Jonathan Jasper Wright

La’Jessica Stringfellow, an associate with Robinson Gray, has written an article for the S.C. Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association’s publication about Jonathan Jasper Wright, a pivotal figure in South Carolina’s legal history. The article appears in the Winter 2019 edition of The Defense Line. Wright played an enormous role in South Carolina during Reconstruction. The son […]

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La’Jessica Stringfellow joins Robinson Gray as associate

COLUMBIA, S.C. – La’Jessica Stringfellow has joined Robinson Gray law firm as an associate. Her practice with the firm will focus on commercial litigation and insurance defense. La’Jessica was previously an assistant solicitor in the 11th Circuit Solicitor’s office, where she prosecuted domestic violence, sexual assaults, and other violent crimes. Before that, she served as […]

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Kerk Spong appointed to Bankruptcy Court advisory committee

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina has appointed Kerk Spong, a member of Robinson Gray law firm in Columbia, to a committee that advises the court regarding its rules and practices. The court’s Advisory Committee on Local Rules and Practice is charged with studying local rules and procedures […]

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