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Myrtle Beach Criminal Defense Lawyer Lacey Thompson

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Utah Nurse Part II: A Cover Up?

Utah Nurse Part II: A Cover Up?

The patient that Detective Jeff Payne was attempting to draw blood from was a reserve police officer from Rigby, Idaho....

Utah Nurse: the Rest of the Story… Part I

Utah Nurse: the Rest of the Story… Part I

Last week, a story broke about a nurse at a hospital in Utah who was assaulted and arrested by a...

How to Argue Reasonable Doubt

How to Argue Reasonable Doubt

Prosecutor: Proof beyond a reasonable doubt is proof that leaves you firmly convinced that the defendant is guilty. It is...

Forced Rehab for Horry County Defendants?

Forced Rehab for Horry County Defendants?

The Horry County Solicitor says that “he’s working on a program that would force people addicted to drugs to go...

Hate Crimes are OK in South Carolina

Hate Crimes are OK in South Carolina

I feel that this is a time when silence is equivalent to complicity. People who care keep asking, “what can...

Doe v. State: Equal Denial Equals Equal Protection?

Doe v. State: Equal Denial Equals Equal Protection?

On July 26, 2017, in Doe v. State, the S.C. Supreme Court struck portions of our state’s CDV laws as...

Mistaken Identity – Lucky Whitehead Lucks Out

Mistaken Identity – Lucky Whitehead Lucks Out

The Dallas Cowboys cut wide receiver Lucky Whitehead last week after discovering that he had been arrested for shoplifting and...

Mandatory Psychological Testing for Police Officers

Mandatory Psychological Testing for Police Officers

Psychological testing is already required for South Carolina’s police departments that are state or nationally accredited, but a new requirement...

Kershaw Kerfluffle and The Rule of Law

Kershaw Kerfluffle and The Rule of Law

I feel compelled to join Fifth Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson’s rebuke of Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews’ recent attacks on...

Mandatory Mental Illness Training for all South Carolina Officers

Mandatory Mental Illness Training for all South Carolina Officers

Lack of training as to how to recognize and de-escalate mental health episodes may be one of the most common...