South Carolina high court rules prosecutors’ dispute should be made public

South Carolina’s high court has shed light on documents in a dispute between Attorney General Alan Wilson and a special prosecutor he appointed to oversee a legislative corruption investigation.

Unsealed late Thursday were papers that Wilson had filed in response to Solicitor David Pascoe.

The documents include Wilson’s legal defense for his decision to dismiss Pascoe, saying the prosecutor doesn’t have authority to challenge the chief of the state grand jury in court and also reiterating previous comments that the attorney general recused himself, not his entire office, from the probe. Continue…