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South Carolina Supreme Court mulls case that pits Attorney General Alan Wilson against House Speaker Harrell

...said, adding that courts should "be very reluctant and careful" to interfere in such a panel's work.Chief Justice Jean Toal criticized prosecutors for talking publicly about their inquiry, saying Wilson's decision to go public with his intention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-24/south-carolina-supreme-court-
Judge who wrote separate is not equal honored in Charleston

...Ferguson establishing separate but equal in race relations as the law of the land.State Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean Toal, holding the gavel Waring used when he heard cases, said his opinions changed the nation.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-11/judge-who-wrote-separate-not-
SC prosecutors decry justice comments

...issue. State Sen. Larry Martin chairs the Judiciary Committee. The Pickens Republican says he asked three prosecutors to send him independent accounts of what was said at the conference and he sent the information to Chief Justice Jean Toal.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-03/sc-prosecutors-decry-j
SC court reverses death sentence in torture case

...for Attorney General Alan Wilson said the court's action speaks for itself.In a dissenting opinion, Chief Justice Jean Toal wrote that every consideration must be made to ensure that capital cases are handled fairly."Defendants very clearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-16/sc-court-reverses-death-sente
Toal re-elected as South Carolina's chief justice

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Chief Justice Jean Toal was re-elected Wednesday to lead South Carolina's Supreme Court ? and the state's $61 million court system ? and her challenger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-02-05/toal-re-elected-south-carolinas-chi
SC court reconsiders sex offender monitoring

...protect children from further future harm. It's also to help law enforcement solve crimes," Aplin said.Chief Justice Jean Toal said she understands the need for public safety from the most dangerous offenders. But she said it is a fair question...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-09-18/sc-court-reconsiders-s
Court ponders role in improving rural S.C. school districts

...overhaul a complicated, piecemeal funding system that's based on laws passed in 1977 and 1984, they said.Chief Justice Jean Toal repeatedly asked the districts' attorneys for specific suggestions for a court order."Just because the Legis la ture...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-18/court-ponders-role-improving-
SC court: Organized, in-home poker games violate law

...casual, friendly poker games in a private home are not illegal in South Carolina.In a concurring opinion, Chief Justice Jean Toal said she agreed with the majority decision but called on state lawmakers to revise South Carolina's 200-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-11-21/sc-court-organized-home-poker-games
Cheating husband's privacy not violated because emails were in inbox, court says

...onto paper and then deposit it in the normal postal system."The act "is ill-fitted to address many modern day issues, but it is this Court's duty to interpret, not to legislate," Chief Justice Jean Toal wrote in her own opinion.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-10-10/cheating-husbands-priv
SC Supreme Court mulling state health premium suit

...There is a pot of money available to spend, but there is not a mandate to spend it," Brown said.Chief Justice Jean Toal questioned Brown, wondering that, if the court ruled that the Budget and Control Board could reconfigure state spending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-23/sc-supreme-court-mulling-stat