WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor last week publicly criticized a federal prosecutor for what she called “a racially charged remark” during a drug trial.Read More »
COLUMBIA (AP) – A 29-year-old army veteran is searching for other military veterans who are practicing attorneys or law students and willing to help their brothers and sisters in arms.Read More »
COLUMBIA (AP) — Groups from opposite ends of the political spectrum gathered at the Statehouse on Oct. 9 to implore the state’s top prosecutor to investigate House Speaker Bobby Harrell’s campaign spending. Representatives from groups including the South Carolina Progressive Network and the SC Policy Council, a libertarian think tank, said that Attorney General Alan Wilson should use the State Grand Jury to investigate the powerful Charleston Republican’s reimbursements from his campaign account.
Tagged with: Bobby HarrellRead More »
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. government is asking a federal appeals court to rehear a challenge to a Food and Drug Administration requirement that tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can disfigure and even kill people.Read More »
COLUMBIA (AP) — The leader of the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles says an employee made a mistake by refusing to let a man change his name to his wife’s name unless he had a court order. DMV Executive Director Kevin Shwedo said last week that the agency has had a policy for years that treats a man taking his new wife’s name the same as a woman taking her new husband’s name.
Tagged with: ACLURead More »
COLUMBIA (AP) — An Atlanta woman charged with pointed a loaded gun at a South Carolina congressman last week likely didn’t know the man’s position or target him because he is a public official, authorities said.Read More »
NORTH CHARLESTON (AP) — Two employees at South Carolina’s Boeing plant have appealed their complaint against the International Association of Machinists. The National Right to Work Foundation said Aug. 21 that Dennis Murray and Cynthia Ramaker had filed an appeal with the National Labor Relations Board.Read More »