HILTON HEAD ISLAND (AP) — Fourteenth Circuit Judge Carmen Mullen could have waved off George Stinney’s case when it landed on her docket last January, citing the passage of 70 years since the 14-year-old’s conviction and execution in Clarendon County. ...Read More »
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission apparently prefers one-way streets to two-way communications. In a federal lawsuit over discriminatory hiring practices, the EEOC demanded that BMW hand over its internal policy on criminal background checks for job applicants. BMW obliged, but ...
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Just in time for Christmas, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a decision in a case emanating out of North Carolina by citing to precedent laid down in the little-known case of United States v. The Reindeer. Chief Justice John ...Read More »
Clients should trust their attorneys—but not this much. Earlier this month, the North Carolina Court of Appeals upheld a trial court’s order dismissing legal malpractice claim because the client had negligently contributed, in part, to his own predicament. Attorney Joseph ...Read More »