Prosecutorial misconduct

Lawsuit Filed Against Florence County Sheriff’s Office

Lawsuit Filed Against Florence County Sheriff’s Office

Florence County Sheriff’s Office arrested two pilots last year for flying a Lake City helicopter the day before it was...

Wrongful Convictions – Unlocking the Truth

Wrongful Convictions – Unlocking the Truth

“Unlocking the Truth” is a show on MTV that is investigating the cases of three people who may have been...

More on discovery violations in the 9th circuit

More on discovery violations in the 9th circuit

The Charleston Post and Courier is reporting that an assistant solicitor in the 9th circuit was found to have withheld...

Don’t rock the boat

Don’t rock the boat

I feel compelled to write about why I write about police misconduct, and prosecutorial misconduct.  Believe it or not, I...

The latest on the Beatty controversy/ prosecutorial misconduct in South Carolina

The latest on the Beatty controversy/ prosecutorial misconduct in South Carolina

Gideon, from A Public Defender, now has a column at the Connecticut Law Tribune titled “Your Bias is Showing,” where...

How far we’ve come

How far we’ve come

Reading an appellate opinion from 100ish years ago can really put things into perspective – we are fighting today to...

“The pendulum has been swinging in the wrong direction for too long . . .”

“The pendulum has been swinging in the wrong direction for too long . . .”

S.C. Lawyer’s Weekly reported a couple of weeks ago that, at the Solicitor’s Conference in September, Justice Beatty of the...

Above the law

Above the law

Friday in Texas, former prosecutor and judge Ken Anderson pled guilty to criminal contempt for intentionally withholding evidence that could...

S.C. Supreme Court holds that solicitor control of the docket is unconstitutional

S.C. Supreme Court holds that solicitor control of the docket is unconstitutional

In State v. Langford, released today, the S.C. Supreme Court held that Section 1-7-330 of the S.C. Code, which grants...

Pottawatamie County civil rights trial – “if they can do it to the least of us they can do it to anybody”

Pottawatamie County civil rights trial – “if they can do it to the least of us they can do it to anybody”

Gerry Spence is back in the courtroom, trying a civil rights case against two Pottawatamie County police investigators who were...