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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Aug 17, 2022

Statement from Attorney General Alan Wilson on allegation of leaked information in Murdaugh case

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Contrary to what Mr. Harpootlian said at his news conference, it is categorically false that the Attorney General’s Office leaked any information in the Murdaugh murder case.

Aug 16, 2022

Attorney General Alan Wilson sends letter to Charleston Co. School Dist. Board of Trustees about FOIA compliance

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Attorney General Alan Wilson today sent a letter to the Charleston County School District Board of Trustees about complaints that the board has not complied with the state’s Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”).

Aug 16, 2022

North Carolina Man Arrested on Criminal Solicitation of a Minor Charges

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Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of William Bryan Stevens, 60, of Goldsboro, N.C., on one charge connected to the criminal solicitation of a minor.

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