May 18, 2007

Opinion regarding autopsies and “when, under South Carolina law, may a coroner or other official order that an autopsy be performed in cases where one is not required to be performed (i.e., do certain officials have discretionary authority to order the performance of an autopsy, and if so, under what circumstance)?”

Requested by: Larry C. Smith, The Honorable John M. Knotts, Jr., Member, SC Senate

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