Author Archives: Heath Hamacher

Ballin’ on a Big House budget (access required)

Just last year, the General Assembly OK’d a $1,500 raise for state prison guards. Sure, South Carolina Department of Corrections officers face the daily threat of verbal abuse, assault and violent uproars, but the minimum hiring requirements are, well, minimal. ...

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No contract…no breach (access required)


Until recently, it was an unsettled issue in South Carolina whether language used in a job description created an employment contract. Thanks to a Dec. 15 ruling by the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, we now ...

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Fast track to nowhere (access required)

He who represents himself has a fool for a client, Abraham Lincoln once said. Even a licensed attorney who chooses to serve as his own counsel is being injudicious, most agree — especially when the stakes are high and liberty ...

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