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Myrtle Beach Criminal Defense Lawyer Lacey Thompson

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Assault Charges Dismissed But…

We recently had a client’s case dismissed – she was facing assault charges after she was attacked for, in the attacker’s opinion,...

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Why Do We Need Black History Month?

Why do we need Black History Month? I’ve heard people say, “Why do we need Black History Month? We don’t...

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Systemic Racism in Columbia, SC – Refusal to Stop on Command of Officer

In 2017, 133 people were charged in the City of Columbia under municipal ordinance Sec. 10-36, “refusal to stop on...

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Should We Send Drug Addicts to Treatment Instead of Prison?

The United States, with the highest incarceration rate in the world, is still locking up drug offenders in prisons. Why?...

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Why was an Atlantic Beach Police Officer Rehired by Three Police Departments While Under Investigation for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor?

An Atlantic Beach Police Officer was fired on January 3 – the day after he was arrested and charged with...

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What Can We Learn from Cyntoia Brown’s Story?

Cyntoia Brown was granted clemency by the governor of Tennessee and will be released on August 7, after serving 15...

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Horry County Deputies Charged in Drowning Deaths

Wendy Newton and Nicolette Green are dead. Gone forever. Back in September 2018, as the remnants of Hurricane Florence continued...

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Do Prosecutors Still Control the Docket in SC?

On November 21, 2012, the SC Supreme Court decided State v. Langford – a bombshell opinion that said SC Code...

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Criminal Justice Reform Bill – What is the First Step Act?

The US Senate voted to approve the First Step Act this week – a criminal justice reform bill that promises...

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Edward Lee Elmore Passes

I am very sad to hear that Edward Lee Elmore passed away this week. I couldn’t find any news articles...