Trial Theory

Myrtle Beach Criminal Defense Lawyer Lacey Thompson

Trial Theory
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Inmate Gives Birth Alone in Denver Jail Cell

Last year, a woman was forced to give birth alone in a Denver Jail Cell as guards and medical staff ignored her…...

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When Prosecutors Try to Bully Defense Attorneys

What happens when prosecutors try to bully defense attorneys to get what they want? Prosecutors have a lot of power....

SC DUI defense lawyers in Columbia, Lexington, Myrtle Beach

Datamaster Certified DUI Defense Lawyer in Columbia, Lexington, and Myrtle Beach SC

Attorneys are required to attend continuing legal education (CLE) programs for so many hours each year, but continuing education is...

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Mentally Ill Man Dies After Being Abandoned by Cop in Orangeburg, SC

In Orangeburg, SC, a mentally ill man was killed on the side of a road where police and EMS left...

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Defense Attorney Held in Contempt for Filming Court Taping Defendant’s Mouth

In Louisiana, a judge ordered a defendant’s mouth taped shut so he could no longer speak. The same judge then...

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Bail Reform and Ankle Monitors

Calls for bail reform have been increasing and getting louder over the past few years – the system is broken,...

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Sheriff’s Department Facebook Lawsuits

We live in an era where America’s constitutional underpinnings are being tested daily – open racism from government officials, open...

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No Warrant Needed to Draw Blood if Suspect is Unconscious

In Mitchell v. Wisconsin, in a 5-4 decision on June 27, 2019, the US Supreme Court held that police do not...

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Is Carrying a Concealed Weapon Reasonable Suspicion for Police to Search You?

Police need a reasonable, articulable suspicion that you are armed and dangerous before they can “stop and frisk” you or...

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Prosecutorial Misconduct in SC – Why it is Still Happening

In State v. Dean, decided last month, the SC Court of Appeals upheld the defendant’s grant of a new trial after the...