S.C. Supreme Court Elections – Quick and Quiet

WHY YOU HEAR NOTHING ABOUT YOUR NEW SUPREME COURT JUDGES When President Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court one year ago, the nation’s media, political class, judicial interest groups, and citizenry began to debate Judge Gorsuch’s merits and record. That public scrutiny continued throughout the Senate hearing process that ended with Gorsuch’s […]

Reforming the Judiciary in One Short Bill

A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO RESTORE THE BALANCE OF POWER The most frequent criticism made of South Carolina’s form of government – it’s also the most accurate one – is that the legislative branch dominates the other two branches. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the selection of judges: lawmakers pick them, pure and simple. […]

Category: Legislation Analysis · Tags: