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Jury Service, Bullies and the Courage of Your Beliefs.

A week ago, I finished reading Justice or Injustice: What Really Happens in a Jury Room and it has some profound lessons for every trial attorney… Especially those in the criminal arena. 474 more words

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The Right to Trial by Jury - Power to the People

There is no greater check on the power of government, large corporations, or the wealthy and powerful than a jury of everyday people from every walk of life.   108 more words

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August 6, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

Brouwer v Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals

Brouwer filed a notice of intent to sue Hospitals and other medical providers for malpractice. She did not file an expert affidavit arguing her allergic reaction to latex was within common knowledge. 566 more words

July 16, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

In the Interest of Steven W.

Steven W. challenged his delinquency adjudication arguing his right to jury trial was violated. The Court affirmed. It held there is no federal constitutional right to a jury in delinquency proceedings as the United States Supreme Court has so declared. 1,053 more words

April 30, 2014 4th Circuit published opinions

United States v Carter

On remand, the district court rejected Carter’s 2nd Amendment challenge to 18 USC 922(g)(3) which bans firearm possession by drug abusers. The panel affirmed holding the evidence presented in including studies showing a correlation between marijuana use and violence and commonsense arguments such as the fact that drug users steal to finance their drug use, were sufficient to sustain (g)(3) form Carter’s challenge. 363 more words

No Juvenile Jury Trials, But Right to a Jury Trial for Damage Caused by a Stray Animal?

In researching an article, I found a statute about stray animals and jury trials.  The legislature has determined that a fight over a stray animal and a fence is worthy of a jury trial, but, as noted in a… 336 more words