April 29, 2014 Press Release

There has been a great deal of public discussion over the last month in South Carolina about criminal defense lawyers. The discussion has taken the form of opinion pieces in media regarding DUI laws and political attack ads on our televisions. It has run the gamut from sensationalized negative portrayals of criminal defense attorneys, to steadfast support of the profession as a fundamental part of our democracy.

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January 22, 2014 Press Release

Every year, South Carolina public defenders along with Criminal Defense attorneys and prosecutors have separate conferences during the same week. South Carolina Supreme Court Justices are invited to speak during the education programs.

Recently, the Solicitor's Association invited Justice Donald Beatty to their conference. Summaries of his remarks indicate he focused on prosecutors' unique ethical duties, not just as advocates, but their higher duty under American jurisprudence "to seek justice".

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The House I live In

Executive produced by Brad Pitt and George Clooney, this documentary from award winning filmmaker Eugene Jarecki explores America's War on Drugs and the tragic effects that it has had on communities across America.

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November 27, 2013 Press Release

Recently, one of South Carolina's Supreme Court Justices has come under fire from the prosecutors in this state for stating what should be obvious: that the South Carolina Supreme Court will not tolerate prosecutorial misconduct.

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