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Call it Kmart math (access required)

You don’t have to be a connoisseur of irony to enjoy a story about a loss prevention associate at a big box store who not only allegedly stole from her employer, but also took the company to court and made it shell out big bucks to defend itself. Even more impressive, though, is the fact that Vanessa Thomas, who is pro se, came out ahead of Kmart in a recent ruling out of U.S. District Court on an issue of first impression.

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Battle of the bronze (access required)

Two well-heeled lawyers are either playing an expensive game of one-upmanship or they’re very proud of the history of Camden, which might soon be known as the city of statues. Johnny A. Hagins Jr., a former S.C. Bar Association president, drew first blood last fall when he unveiled a pair of statues honoring Col. Joseph B. Kershaw, a founder of Camden, and King Hagler of the Catawba Indian Tribe, the city’s patron saint.

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The boy who cried bingo (access required)

We travel now to Kentucky, for the tale of a teenager who found himself in legal trouble, and bingo was to blame, oh. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that 18-year-old Austin Whaley of Covington, Ky., was charged with second-degree disorderly conduct after he ...

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