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Blog Posts in December, 2014

South Carolina Judge Exonerates 14-year-old Executed for Murder in 1944

Exonerations are not unusual in South Carolina's justice system but they are when the punishment was carried out as long as 70 years ago. In a sad case that highlights the brutal nature of the ...
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DUI Penalties in South Carolina

Having a blood alcohol content of 0.08% or above makes you liable to be arrested for DUI in South Carolina. A DUI arrest will remain on your criminal record, as will a conviction which could keep you ...
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Woman is Accused of Abducting Daughter from South Carolina 20 Years Ago

A case in which a woman has been arrested in Australia on charges of abducting her infant daughter from South Carolina 20 years ago has made headlines recently. Dorothy Lee Barnett wants to be ...
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Juvenile Assault & Battery

For injuring or threatening to injure another person, a juvenile can be charged with simple assault. Though it is only a misdemeanor crime, it can have serious consequences, especially on a young ...
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Assistant Baseball Coach is Accused of Multiple DUIs After SC Crash Kills Three

Alcohol and drug use is a major cause of fatal car accidents across the United States. Last month, an assistant college baseball coach was charged with multiple DUI offenses after a crash in Anderson, ...
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Sentencing Hearing is Delayed for Teen Killer of Columbia Baker

As Columbia criminal defense attorneys, we help many teens who have been charged with crimes. Typically teens can get into trouble with drugs, drinking alcohol and theft crimes. However, on occasions ...
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Attorney Bob Masella to be Inducted into Winthrop Athletics Hall of Fame

It is with great excitement that we announce that our firm's very own Bob Masella will be inducted into Winthrop Athletics Hall of Fame. Attorney Masella is being honored for his superb athletic ...
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