Cindi Ross Scoppe

June 4, 2014

Scoppe: Two of SC’s five Supreme Court justices on record opposing basis of order quashing Harrell Grand Jury probe

Last summer, Associate Justices Don Beatty and Kaye Hearn carefully dismantled the very language in Rainey v. Haley on which Judge Casey Manning based his order to shut down the Grand Jury investigation into House Speaker Bobby Harrell: the contention that the Legislature has given its internal ethics committees “exclusive jurisdiction” over legislators’ compliance with the ethics law.

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