Admissibility of out of court statements in CSC cases by victim under 12: State v. Adams
In a recent SC Court of Appeals case, State v. Adams, the court analyzed whether a jury instruction was needed on specific intent of a sexual battery…
"At no time has this Court placed the burden on a defendant to establish that an exception to the warrant requirement does not exist." State v. Key
Last year, the US Supreme Court handed down a case that dealt with DUIs and warrantless blood searches, Mitchell v. Wisconsin. In short, Mitchell "held…
According to State v. Harris, there are four considerations for a joint trial: State v. Harris, 351 S.C. 643, 653, 572 S.E.2d 267, 273 (2002) And…
“The independent source doctrine does not rest upon such metaphysical analysis, but upon the policy that, while the government should not profit from…
In a recent SC Court of Appeals case, State v. Singleton, a defendant was charged with obstruction of justice for lying to law enforcement. The…
A recent SC Supreme Court case discussed Brady violations in regards to evidence that could be used to impeach. In State v. Durant, one of the State’s…
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