The South Carolina Supreme Court has issued directions concerning court operations during May 4 through June 12, 2020. Chief Justice Beatty's memorandum outlines the need to maintain a degree of uniformity and reconizes the essential role the judicial branch plays in government.
The memo states: "The South Carolina Judicial Branch remains dedicated to fulfilling its role in the government of this state. Our resolve to do so will not waver during times of crisis."
Clerks of Court and judges will begin scheduling dockets as is practical and are to adhere to guidance provided in a prior April 22, 2020 order of the Supreme Court.