FLORENCE (AP) — A judge has ordered a man who authorities say killed two police officers in an ambush from his upscale South Carolina home to have a mental examination. Prosecutor Ed Clements asked for the examination Monday after 74-year-old ...Read More »
COLUMBIA (AP) — South Carolina has been paid another installment from the settlement nearly all U.S. states signed with the major tobacco companies in 1998. State Attorney General Alan Wilson said Monday most of the $78.72 million in the 2019 ...Read More »
The State of South Carolina obtained an injunction against the Department of Energy’s plan to terminate the construction of a nuclear facility in the state. On appeal, the court vacated the injunction, concluding the state lacked standing as its claims ...Read More »
Criminal Practice –Kidnapping – Cross-Examination of Accuser – Acquittal on Sex Offense – Sex Offender Registration Requirement
Evidence of a kidnapping victim’s prior DUI convictions were more prejudicial than probative where circumstances demonstrated that the victim would have no motivation to lie about her kidnapping and attempted sexual assault to avoid a DUI investigation or prosecution. We ...Read More »
Columbia Joel Collins’ accomplishments both within and outside the legal profession require eight pages to list. Over a 50-year career he has appeared regularly on lists of America’s best lawyers, earned numerous awards, and founded scholarship funds at Clemson, Wofford, ...
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