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 »
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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 »
Attorney: William Jones Rivers III Location: Darlington Bar membership: Member since 1991 Disciplinary action: Disbarred by the South Carolina Supreme Court July 16 Background: Some time around 2006, Rivers’ law partner, John Schurlknight, told Rivers that their firm had a ...
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Good things, they say, come to those who wait. For one Richland County woman who waited to apply for Social Security benefits, the good news is that she won’t have those benefits imputed to her as income in order to ...Read More »