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The rule of law

Notwithstanding apparent contradictions in headlines daily, there’s an old notion that no one is above the law — your majesty and his subjects, peasants and aristocrats are allegedly all subject to the law of the land. One police chief recently ...

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Show guns

According to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, the agency issued more than 41,000 new concealed weapon permits last year. But it’s not the guns you can’t see that worry some in law enforcement, it’s the ones that you can. ...

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No Sidebar?! (access required)

We here at Sidebar are generally not fond of things that aim to eliminate sidebar, but upon closer inspection of a recent headline, the proposition of a federal judge in Iowa seems to be more juror-friendly than Sidebar-detrimental. As reported ...

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Ban lifted

Good initiative, bad judgment. That old Marine Corps saying could perhaps be applied to Columbia’s City Council regarding its July 9 weapons ban affecting the 250-foot area surrounding the State House. A day after South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson ...

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