South Carolina

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Legal Ethics

Arkansas lawyer is reprimanded over use of private investigators who misrepresented themselves

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

Jury sentences Dylann Roof to death for Charleston church massacre

Verdicts & Settlements

Dylann Roof is convicted in church shooting; jurors deliberated less than two hours

Criminal Justice

Mistrial is declared in trial of cop accused of fatally shooting unarmed black man


Judge refuses for-cause challenge to potential juror wearing Confederate flag T-shirt

Constitutional Law

ACLU suit challenges South Carolina’s ‘disturbing schools’ law

Legal Ethics

Ethics opinion on fee-sharing is bad news for Avvo Legal Services

Death Penalty

Lawyers for alleged church-shooter Dylann Roof argue death penalty is unconstitutional

Criminal Justice

Prosecutor blasts federal court for scheduling hate crimes trial of Dylann Roof before state trial

Animal Law

Lawyer is fined $75K in hawk-trapping case

Civil Rights

US to seek death penalty in hate-crimes case against accused Charleston church shooter, Dylann Roof

Criminal Justice

Bail granted to homeowner who shot two men, burned the remains and buried them

Media & Communications Law

Should cellphone signals be jammed at prisons? FCC mulls issue of contraband devices there

Criminal Justice

Cops perform roadside body cavity search after warning, ‘You gonna pay for this one, boy,’ suit says

Law Schools

Charleston School of Law launches new spring admissions program

Court Security

Man asks for federal prison time in judge-threat case so he can get mental health treatment

Criminal Justice

After videos show deputy’s classroom confrontation, Justice Department is asked to investigate

Law Practice

South Carolina courts tackle quality-of-life issues

Trials & Litigation

South Carolina paying $215K in legal fees in same-sex marriage battles

Work/Life Balance

Retired judge who helped set swim record at 85 makes ‘best law decisions’ in the pool
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Poll: Which of these captions for the cartoon contest really pops?

Two prisoners watch lawyer walk out of prison.

  • 41.29%
    "He’s not much of a lawyer, but for 40 years he hasn’t forgotten my birthday."
  • 9.01%
    "I asked for help keeping my head up, but I should have been more specific."
  • 49.7%
    "How did the meeting with your attorney go?" "He said these balloons had a better chance of getting me out than he did."