Posts by Bobby G. Frederick

When good men (and women) do nothing . . .

When good men (and women) do nothing . . .

A Sheriff’s deputy in Denver, Colorado assaulted an inmate in the courtroom on video in 2012.¬† The video clearly shows...

S.C. Woman arrested for failure to return a movie rental

S.C. Woman arrested for failure to return a movie rental

A woman was arrested in Pickens County on a 9 year old warrant for petty larceny for failing to return...

Michael Dunn verdict – begin with the truth, please

Michael Dunn verdict – begin with the truth, please

Last night and this morning I began to see a flood of commentary on the Michael Dunn verdict – I...

The Wall

The Wall

Johnny Cash has a wealth of songs about prison, about misery, about murderers from the point of view of the...

Trial by Combat

Trial by Combat

Trial by combat, or wager of battle, trial by battle, or judicial duel, was a form of resolving disputes in...

Amendments to S.C. Concealed Carry Law

Amendments to S.C. Concealed Carry Law

Tuesday, February 11, 2014, the governor signed S.308, the Concealed Carry Reform Bill, which modifies our concealed carry statute to...

All S.C. courts are closed tomorrow

All S.C. courts are closed tomorrow

All court proceedings have been cancelled statewide tomorrow, Wednesday, February 12: FROM: Chief Justice Jean Hoefer Toal RE: Inclement Weather...

Speak the truth or say nothing at all

Speak the truth or say nothing at all

Many criminal defense clients come to their lawyer with one of two problems – they talked to detectives before calling...

Chief Justice Race

Chief Justice Race

In what was a hotly contested race, yesterday Chief Justice Toal was re-elected by the legislature as Chief Justice of...

The words we choose

The words we choose

I’ve been thinking a lot of how we talk to one another – the words we choose, or don’t choose...