The family of a 39-year-old schizophrenic man who died after a Taser struggle with Greenville police officers has sued the city, according to court records.Read More »
A crush of people are representing themselves in the nation's civil courts because they can't afford lawyers, who typically charge $200 to $500 an hour. The boom has overwhelmed courts and sparked new efforts to get attorneys to meet what the American Bar Association says is its professional responsibility to offer free legal services to people in need.
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A quarrelsome U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held its first hearing on state laws that target illegal immigration, with Republican backers arguing Friday that the measures are vital to protecting American jobs and fighting crime.Read More »
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has asked that a federal lawsuit over South Carolina's planned $35 million cruise terminal be heard in Charleston, not Washington, D.C.Read More »
A judge has ruled that Rep. B.R. Skelton of Six Mile will be on November's ballot as the Republican candidate for his seat, because his winning challenger didn't properly file for the office.Read More »
He's won asylum in Ecuador, but Julian Assange is no closer to getting there.Read More »