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No sandbagging allowed (access required)

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The truth is out there — but circuit judges can no longer tell jurors to search or seek it, according to the South Carolina Supreme Court’s decision in a case involving a convicted murderer serving life in prison. Judge’s were ...

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Be careful what you ask for (access required)

In late March, a trial judge in Charleston continued a post-conviction relief hearing centered on a study that was used to support allegations of race-based jury selection in a death penalty case after a prosecutor pointed out that the analysis ...

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