§ 15-51-210 When county is liable for damages for lynching

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 15 > Chapter 51 > Article 3 - Liability of County for Lynching

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.