Cindi Ross Scoppe

July 17, 2014 9:05 AM

Scoppe: Order in the court: sealed records, closed doors

OUR STATE constitution requires that South Carolina’s courts be open to the public, which also means that the work of the courts is supposed be open to the public, but until a little more than a decade ago, state judges routinely sealed settlements in lawsuits, even lawsuits involving state agencies.

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