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Part Two The South Carolina Constitution and Commentary, Art.V The Judicial Department

From: The South Carolina State Constitution

Cole Blease Graham

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 08 May 2021

The judicial power shall be vested in a unified judicial system, which shall include a Supreme Court, a Court of Appeals, a Circuit Court, and such other courts of uniform jurisdiction as may be provided for by general law. (1985 Act No. 9, eff. February 26, 1985.) The original definition of judicial power comes from the constitution of 1868, Article IV, section 1. Most of the contents of 1868 Article IV are carried over as Article V in the 1895 constitution and contain the wording: “The judicial power of this State shall be vested in Supreme Court, in two Circuit...
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