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Are There Different Types of Criminal Defense Lawyers in SC?

Are There Different Types of Criminal Defense Lawyers in SC?

I came across an article that claimed to discuss the “different types of criminal defense lawyers.” I’m not sure what...

#Metoo and South Carolina Courts

#Metoo and South Carolina Courts

As the #MeToo movement continues to expose sexual abuse and sexual harassment, where do women turn to find justice? The...

Another SC Attorney Disciplined for Subpoena Abuse (Not a Prosecutor)

Another SC Attorney Disciplined for Subpoena Abuse (Not a Prosecutor)

The SC Office of Disciplinary Counsel (ODC) recently reprimanded another private attorney for abusing the subpoena power. How many prosecutors...

Police Misconduct – Why do Police Departments Rehire Offenders?

Police Misconduct – Why do Police Departments Rehire Offenders?

When a police department fires an officer because of dishonesty, physical abuse, or sexual misconduct, you would think the ex-officer...

Not so Shady After All – DUI Dismissed Pursuant to Suchenski

Not so Shady After All – DUI Dismissed Pursuant to Suchenski

When William Goldfinch IV, who serves on Conway City Council, was pulled over in June, the officer claimed that he...

The Dangers of Teens and Sexting

The Dangers of Teens and Sexting

South Carolina does not have a “sexting law.” But that doesn’t mean that sending nude or sexually explicit photos on...

Horry County Schools May Begin Drug Testing Students

Horry County Schools May Begin Drug Testing Students

Sitting around the table for family dinner at the end of a long day, you begin the daily decompression, debriefing,...

CDV in SC: Was the Law Valid Before October of This Year?

CDV in SC: Was the Law Valid Before October of This Year?

Thousands of South Carolinians may have been arrested and imprisoned for CDV in SC using a law that is not...

Is the Judge Helping the Prosecutor in Your Trial?

Is the Judge Helping the Prosecutor in Your Trial?

Imagine sitting in a courtroom at the defense table, anxiously waiting for the jury to come in after a short...

Brock Turner – When Should a Defendant Choose Not to Appeal a Conviction?

Brock Turner – When Should a Defendant Choose Not to Appeal a Conviction?

Brock Turner could easily have been sent to prison for years following his conviction for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman...