In civil lawsuits, rules preclude litigants from re-arguing an issue decided in a previous case. But should a criminal defendant be similarly precluded from challenging a police search that he failed to challenge during a previous conviction? In a decision ...Read More »
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A South Carolina attorney who frequently places himself at the center of national controversy with his inflammatory social media posts is suing the state’s Commission on Lawyer Conduct and Office of Disciplinary Counsel, claiming that the organizations are trying to ...
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Turner Padget Graham & Laney announced that Charles E. Ipock has joined the firm’s Florence office as a member of the business and commercial team. Jaclynn Bower Goings has transferred to the Columbia office of Turner Padget Graham & Laney. She previously worked ...
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The South Carolina Supreme Court has rejected an argument for allowing juveniles to have jury trials, unanimously holding that the state’s constitution does not entitle underage defendants to be tried in front of juries, despite language in the constitution that ...Read More »
A tale of two circuits: Appeals courts split along presidential party lines in Obamacare subsidy decision
The importance of presidential judicial appointments became clear Tuesday when two federal appeals courts reached opposite results on the same question: whether the tax subsidy offered by the Affordable Care Act is available to people who buy health insurance through ...
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A former Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough employee has been arrested and charged with the attempted murder of his six-month-old son in an apparent domestic incident. On June 17 Richland County deputies responded to the Chapin home of 36-year-old Rishi ...Read More »
The legal sale of recreational marijuana began this month in Washington, joining Colorado as the only U.S. states where casual users can legally buy a toke. Two more states, Oregon and Alaska, have marijuana legalization initiatives on the ballot this ...Read More »