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Battle of the badge (access required)

There’s something almost comical about seeing corpulent, middle-aged (and beyond) men tussle on the side of a country road, fighting not only one another, but to keep their balance on snow- and ice-covered grounds. Only Chester County’s Sheriff Alex Underwood ...

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Highway robbery (access required)

There are things you might imagine would make a cop suspicious during a traffic stop, but here’s a new one on Sidebar: using an idiolect an officer feels does not jibe with one’s age bracket. In this case, a 31-year-old ...

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Highway robbery (access required)

There are things you might imagine would make a cop suspicious during a traffic stop, but here’s a new one on Sidebar: using an idiolect an officer feels does not jibe with one’s age bracket. In this case, a 31-year-old ...

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Cheap date…er, vote (access required)

These days it seems that stories of corruption are never more than a click of the channel or a flip of the page away. From politicians and sheriffs to prison workers and judges, it seems as if the integrity of ...

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Looks that kill (access required)

As any good reader knows, attorneys who file frivolous civil proceedings in South Carolina can potentially face sanctions. China apparently has no such deterrents. According to an Associated Press news report, new laws enacted last month that make it more ...

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Help spotted for the besotted (access required)

It’s just like having a lawyer riding shotgun when you’re out driving drunk. Well, sort of. A recently released smartphone app claims to offer protections to drivers who may need competent representation if they find themselves pickled, er, in a ...

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Eyes wide shut (access required)

Just the other day, Sidebar was in a gift shop perusing presents for a family member but found itself reluctant to commit to an on-the-spot purchase because the prices weren’t displayed. Because of that, Sidebar can understand why defendant Charles ...

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We’re only humanist (access required)

The American Humanist Association sued the state Department of Education, alleging that its graduation practices were unconstitutional, and won—$1. In 2013, plaintiff Jill Doe bowed her head for prayer during her fifth-grade graduation at Mountain View Elementary School in Greenville ...

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