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May 17, 2019

SC political consultant can remain free until perjury trial

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A judge says a South Carolina political consultant can remain free until his trial on perjury charges. Richard Quinn Sr. was indicted last month on obstruction of justice and 11 perjury charges as part of an investigation into Statehouse corruption that started seven years ago. A judge Tuesday released Quinn on […]

Sep 30, 2014

SLED charges Columbia man for selling gun permits

South Carolina officials have charged a 30-year-old Columbia man with 29 counts of perjury for selling concealed weapons permits without giving people the required training.

Dec 19, 2013

Man arrested as part of PCB investigation

A Greer man has been arrested as part of an investigation into the dumping of hazardous chemicals in Upstate sewage treatment systems.

Nov 10, 2011

Criminal Practice – Sentencing – Enhancement – Perjury – Insufficient Findings

U.S. v. Perez In order to enhance a defendant’s sentence for obstruction of justice based on perjury, the sentencing court must make findings to clearly establish that a defendant gave false testimony on a material matter with willful intent to deceive. Because the trial court here failed to make the necessary findings, defendant’s enhanced sentence is reversed.

Apr 20, 2011

Workers’ Compensation – Causation – Hearing Loss – Perjury – Intrinsic Fraud

Samonsky v. BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 011-060-11, 3 pp.) (Per Curiam) Appealed from Aiken County Circuit Court. (Doyet A. Early III, J.) S.C. App. Unpub. Click here for the full text of the opinion. Holding: Claimant’s doctors could not causally relate claimant’s vertigo, hearing loss, tinnitus or hernia to his job, and the […]

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