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  • Is Resisting Arrest a Felony?
    Is Resisting Arrest a Felony?

    Resisting Arrest in South Carolina Is resisting arrest illegal? The answer is yes . Resisting arrest can occur with or without violence, but in either case, it is a crime . In South Carolina, ...

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  • Can You Go to Jail for Giving Someone HIV?
    Can You Go to Jail for Giving Someone HIV?

    Criminal Transmission of HIV According to the CDC, 37 states criminalize HIV exposure. South Carolina is one of those states . During the start of the HIV epidemic, which was mid-1981, many states ...

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  • Is It Illegal to Use Steroids?
    Is It Illegal to Use Steroids?

    Anabolic steroids are primarily used by bodybuilders, athletes, and fitness "buffs" who claim steroids give them a competitive advantage and/or improve their physical performance. Steroids are ...

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  • Giving False Information to a Police Officer
    Giving False Information to a Police Officer

    Is Lying to the Police Illegal? People often believe that lying to the police is illegal, but that is simply not the case in all circumstances. Lying to the police can be illegal in certain instances, ...

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  • SC Lawmakers Propose Hate Crime Bill
    SC Lawmakers Propose Hate Crime Bill

    How Could South Carolina’s Hate Crime Bill Affect You? Ever since the 2015 Charleston church shooting in which 9 black church members were murdered in a racist attack, SC lawmakers pushed for a state ...

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  • What Could Happen If You Text and Drive?
    What Could Happen If You Text and Drive?

    Texting and Driving Laws & Statistics Although South Carolina was one of the last states to ban texting and driving, that doesn’t mean police officers don’t strictly enforce the state’s texting and ...

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