Is There a Spousal Privilege in SC?

Is There a Spousal Privilege in SC?

Is there a spousal privilege in SC?  There is, although it is not always helpful. Spousal privilege in SC used to be a common-law rule that prohibited calling a person as a witness against their husband or wife. Now, spousal privilege in SC is statutory – the statute...
Does SC Have a Trade Secrets Privilege?

Does SC Have a Trade Secrets Privilege?

Last week, on the same day that I wrote about whether corporate profits and trade secrets are more important than a defendant’s constitutional rights, the SC Supreme Court may have answered the question for us… In Hartsock v. Goodyear, the SC Supreme Court answered a...