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One rule to rule them all (access required)

Every firearm safety rule is a cardinal rule but the one that sums them all up is this: Never point your weapon at anything you don’t intend to kill or destroy. If a group of young people in Anderson County ...

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All the presidents, then (access required)

The acclaimed television series House of Cards depicts a U.S. Congressman from Gaffney, South Carolina, who rises to become one of the most dominant power brokers in all of Washington. Here in the real world, South Carolina is accumulating an ...

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Caught with their pants down (access required)

Maybe some enterprising South Carolina attorney should specialize in defending people who drop trou in public. At least two defendants would have been in the market for their services last week after both were caught with their pants down. One ...

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Sparks fly in the courtroom (access required)

An attorney in a Utah courtroom may have gone too far in exercising latitude generally allowed when examining a witness. Don Howarth, an attorney for Howarth and Smith and a Harvard law school graduate, was in the process of cross-examining ...

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Top secret (access required)

The S.C. Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, known as SCACDL (rhymes with pterodactyl), is refusing to release notes from a February meeting in which its board of governors voted to call for an investigation into the 9th Circuit Solicitor’s Office.

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Overheard during the colonoscopy (access required)

We’re not in the habit of handing out advice to medical professionals, but a recent case reported by our colleagues at Virginia Lawyers Weekly brought two tips to mind. Tip No. 1: Don’t insult anaesthetized patients while performing procedures on ...

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