South Carolina

Criminal Justice

Lawyer gets probation for failing to report kickback scheme, says he didn’t want to rock the boat


Another drug lab is shut down due to concerns about flawed work by staff

Criminal Justice

Mom faces disorderly conduct charge for dropping F-bomb while shopping with kids

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer faces charges linked to claimed $28M health insurance fraud

Criminal Justice

Lawyer admits failing to report homecoming kickback scheme; he allegedly gave his cut to charity

Internet Law

Murder defendant’s lawyer asks judge to stop mom from posting about her daughter’s death on Facebook

Legal Technology

LegalZoom business model OK’d by South Carolina Supreme Court

White-Collar Crime

Once-prominent lawyer gets 5 years in federal prison for stealing $2.4M from clients

Disability Law

Survey leads to multiple federal complaints of widespread discrimination against deaf renters

Criminal Justice

Judge mulls retrial in case of 14-year-old black youth tried and executed in 1944


S.C. prosecutors seek recusal of supreme court justice from all criminal cases for critical remarks

Law Schools

Are InfiLaw’s for-profit law schools succeeding? Plan to buy fourth school spurs concerns

Family Law

Supreme Court ruling in Baby Veronica case didn’t end the adoption dispute

Trials & Litigation

Girlfriend, 69, found guilty of murder in slaying of lawyer, 79, and sentenced to life

Trials & Litigation

Did longtime girlfriend plot to kill 79-year-old lawyer?

White-Collar Crime

Attorneys are federally indicted in claimed multimillion-dollar law practice frauds

White-Collar Crime

Suspended lawyer accused in claimed $1M-plus client extortion scheme takes mail-fraud plea

Criminal Justice

Prosecuting attorney is accused of dismissing charges in exchange for sexual favors


Ron Motley—asbestos and tobacco ‘class-action pioneer’—has died

Around the Blawgosphere

Blogger reads between lines of NSA lawyer’s ‘false myths’ speech, knowing what we know now