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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Oct 22, 2021

North Man Arrested on Child Sexual Abuse Material* and Related Charges

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South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Kirkland Lee Craven, 21, of North, S.C., on four charges connected to the attempted sexual exploitation of a minor.

Oct 21, 2021

Camden Man Arrested on Criminal Solicitation of a Minor and Related Charges

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South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Walter Clyde Huggins, 45, of Camden, S.C., on two charges connected to the solicitation of a minor.

Oct 20, 2021

Attorney General Alan Wilson joins 24-state coalition urging SCOTUS to uphold First Amendment rights of public employees

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South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson joined a 24-state coalition urging the Supreme Court of the United States to uphold the constitutional rights of public employees. The attorneys general are asking the Supreme Court to review a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling against a high school coach who was punished for praying alone on a football field in view of students.

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