Jury trials

Observations from a central jury court roster meeting

Observations from a central jury court roster meeting

Some observations from a roster meeting for Horry County Central Jury Court last week: – There are a whole lot...

When the prosecutor exposes himself to civil liability

When the prosecutor exposes himself to civil liability

When a prosecutor makes extra-judicial statements, to the jury following trial, and/or to the media outside the courthouse – assuming...

Not guilty in Georgetown, S.C.

Not guilty in Georgetown, S.C.

Congratulations to attorneys John Hilliard and Julia Bass and their client who got a directed verdict of not guilty of...

Casey Anthony prosecutors cheated and still lost the trial . . .

Casey Anthony prosecutors cheated and still lost the trial . . .

I’ve made it this far without blogging a single word about Casey Anthony. I’ve listened to my barber, and people...

Hat tip

Hat tip

Frank Eppes’ client was found not guilty of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature and criminal domestic...

Not guilty in Columbia, S.C.

Not guilty in Columbia, S.C.

Congratulations to Richland County public defenders Luke Shealey, Brian Shealey, and Jim May, who won a not guilty for their...

Smoke and mirrors and red flags

Smoke and mirrors and red flags

In political debates each side distributes “talking points,” or cleverly planned statements that each commenter should repeat as often as...

Not guilty in Jasper County

Not guilty in Jasper County

Congratulations to Jared Newman whose client was found not guilty of assault and battery with intent to kill and assault...

Breaking the long silence

Breaking the long silence

I’ve gone from writing a blog post a day to cranking one out here and there when I have time....

Angry police and Easter bunnies

Angry police and Easter bunnies

In the magistrate court this morning, waiting to pick a jury and then waiting for trial to start, I’m sitting...