ATTORNEY GENERAL TO SPEAK AT INN OF COURT SPRING READING
CHARLESTON, S.C., April 2-The Honorable Charles M. Condon, Attorney General, will speak at the 17th Annual Spring Reading of The Citadel Inn of Court on April 23 in the Riverview Room on The Citadel campus at 6:00 p.m.
In 1980, Charlie Condon, a native of Charleston, was the youngest so- licitor elected in the history of South Carolina. Among his accomplishments in his three terms as solicitor, Condon enacted a career criminal prosecution program, one of the state's first victim witness assistance programs, a drug strike force program, and a child sexual abuse prosecution program.
As attorney general, Charlie Condon has a distinguished record. General Condon has banned plea bargains for repeat violent offenders, established a school violence prevention program, implemented a youth mentor program to combat juvenile crime, initiated South Carolina's first medicaid and insurance fraud units, spearheaded the passage of the Victim's Bill of Rights, and accel- erated death penalty appeals. He has instated a program to combat domestic violence and sexual assault as well as a program to educate parents on the ef- fects of media violence on their children.