South Carolina Attorney General

Alan Wilson was elected South Carolina's 51st Attorney General on November 2, 2010, re-elected to a second term on November 4, 2014 and re-elected to a third term on November 6, 2018. Since being elected, Wilson has focused on keeping South Carolina's families safe, defending their freedom and protecting their futures.

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The South Carolina Attorney General serves as South Carolina’s Chief Prosecutor, Chief Legal Officer, and Chief Securities Officer.

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Jun 28, 2022

State Grand Jury Indicts Richard Alexander Murdaugh and Curtis Edward Smith for Criminal Conspiracy and Narcotics; Curtis Edward Smith also Indicted for Money Laundering, Forgery, and Trafficking Methamphetamine

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Attorney General Alan Wilson announced today that the South Carolina State Grand Jury issued a new indictment against Richard Alexander Murdaugh and Curtis Edward Smith.

Jun 27, 2022

Attorney General Alan Wilson applauds U.S. Supreme Court’s decision protecting religious freedom

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Attorney General Alan Wilson applauded the decision released today by the Supreme Court of the United States that protects the religious rights of public employees.

Jun 27, 2022

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson confirms state’s Fetal Heartbeat Law now in effect

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Attorney General Alan Wilson confirms that the state’s Fetal Heartbeat Act is now in effect after the U.S. District Court of South Carolina stayed the injunction that was blocking implementation of the law.

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