16, Apr 2014 - South Carolina places monument to early civil rights judge
By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - South Carolina on Friday honored a late judge who in 1951 issued a fiery dissent in the first case that challenged racial segregation in U.S. schools. In a garden beside the federal courthouse in downtown Charleston, officials including U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder unveiled a life-sized monument to federal Judge J. Waties Waring more ...
04, Apr 2014 - Charleston, SC Judge Waring and Briggs case topic of Charleston public forum
South Carolina has developed a reputation for being a relatively genteel place, and that "veneer of politeness" could be why the state has not received its due by civil rights historians.
02, Apr 2014 - Aiken, SC South Carolina sues U.S. Energy Department to save reactor fuel plant
By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - South Carolina sued the U.S. Department of Energy on Tuesday over the federal government's plans to scrap a plutonium recycling plant that has been under construction for years in the state, arguing it violates a nuclear non-proliferation treaty with Russia. The plant, called MOX for Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility, was intended to ...