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David M. Pascoe, Petitioner,


James R. Parks, Respondent.

Appellate Case No. 2016-000630


David M. Pascoe, Solicitor of the First Judicial Circuit, Petitioner


Alan M. Wilson, South Carolina Attorney General, Respondent.

Appellate Case No. 2016-000671


These matters are before the Court by way of petitions for original jurisdiction, one seeking a writ of mandamus and the other seeking a declaratory judgment.  The petitions are granted.  While we find briefing unnecessary, the parties may file an addendum in each case to the materials previously submitted to the Court in these matters.  Any addendum must be served and filed no later than May 31, 2016.  Oral argument will be held in these matters on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 9:30 a.m.  The matters will be consolidated for purposes of oral argument. 


s/Costa M. Pleicones                       C.J.

s/Donald W. Beatty                             J.

s/John W. Kittredge                             J.

s/Kaye G. Hearn                                  J.

s/John Cannon Few                             J.

Columbia, South Carolina
May 18, 2016

Alan McCrory Wilson, Esquire
John W. McIntosh, Esquire
Robert D. Cook, Esquire
Samuel Creighton Waters, Esquire
The Honorable Clifton Newman
Jerry Jay Bender, Esquire
David Michael Pascoe, Jr., Esquire