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Myrtle Beach Criminal Defense Lawyer Lacey Thompson

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Question and Answer

Question and Answer

Just in case Google did not have the answer you were looking for, I am here to help.  Some search...

S.C. Police Misconduct Update

S.C. Police Misconduct Update

News reports in the past month: Two Bluffton officers were suspended after a bar fight; one allegedly pulled a gun...

DUI ignition interlock bill passes SC House

DUI ignition interlock bill passes SC House

“Emmas Law” passed the House yesterday with a unanimous vote, and is expected to pass the Senate as well.  The...

Border patrol checkpoint refusal

Border patrol checkpoint refusal

H/T Reason.com – checkpoint officer is polite, friendly, and extremely conscious of protecting motorists’ constitutional rights: (April Fools . ....

DUI – reasonable efforts to maintain video equipment

DUI – reasonable efforts to maintain video equipment

In City of Greer v. Humble, decided March 27, 2013, the S.C. Court of Appeals upheld a municipal court’s dismissal...

Foundations, anchors, and opening statements

Foundations, anchors, and opening statements

Skimming through notes on my iphone from the past year or so, I came across one that I wrote about...

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...

Can I be charged with Driving Under Suspension if I never had a driver’s license?

Can I be charged with Driving Under Suspension if I never had a driver’s license?

In South Carolina, you can’t be convicted of driving under suspension if you never had a license in the first...