As A Criminal Defense Lawyer, I Am Upholding The Constitution

By |2015-04-23T19:07:37+00:00April 23rd, 2015|Civil Rights, Crime in the News, Legal Blog|

As a criminal defense lawyer, I have been told more lawyer jokes than I could possibly remember. I hear the snickers and feel the disapproving stares. If I have been asked once I have been asked a thousand times “how can you sleep at night knowing the people you represent are guilty?” We, as criminal [...]

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Walter Scott Shooting Seen as Opening for Civil Suits Against North Charleston’s Police Dept

By |2015-04-15T15:58:54+00:00April 15th, 2015|Civil Rights, Crime in the News, Legal Blog|

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — After Julius G. Wilson was stunned with a Taser in August, he and his lawyers considered filing a complaint against the officer who discharged it, Michael T. Slager. For months, though, they did not act. But after Mr. Slager was charged last week with murder in the April 4 shooting death [...]

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How to Have Your Criminal Record Expunged in SC

By |2015-03-28T13:10:20+00:00March 28th, 2015|Civil Rights, Legal Blog|

Previously, we discussed why you should have a your criminal record expunged but how do you go about the process and how can a criminal defense lawyer help? As far as various public documents are concerned, in South Carolina, you can sometimes erase the past. Under state law, you may have your criminal record expungemed [...]

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Can a person get a DUI on a bicycle in South Carolina?

By |2014-07-28T17:17:19+00:00July 28th, 2014|Civil Rights, Legal Blog|

According to South Carolina law, Title 56 - Motor Vehicles, ARTICLE 23, SECTION 56-5-2930. Operating motor vehicle while under influence of alcohol or drugs; penalties; enrollment in Alcohol and Drug Safety Action Program; prosecution.  (A) It is unlawful for a person to drive a motor vehicle within this State while under the influence of alcohol to the extent that [...]

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