Cruise Ships

The South Carolina Supreme Court ruled that community organizations whose members own property in historic neighborhoods close to a proposed passenger cruise facility expansion in Charleston may pursue their claims against the state’s Department of Health and Environmental Control and the state Ports Authority challenging the “propriety of state environmental authorizations.”

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High School Football

A South Carolina appeals court ruled in favor of Charleston’s City Paper in a defamation dispute brought by high school football players and their head coach. The paper published an opinion piece criticizing the team’s post-game ritual in which they threw watermelons they had drawn faces on while making “monkey-like” sounds. 

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