COLUMBIA, SC- Mexican restaurateur Greg Leon’s luck ran out on Wednesday when a federal judge sentenced him to six months in prison for violating probation. In the last year, Leon, 50, of Lexington County, had dodged two prison sentences by first getting probation on state charges of bribing a public official, and then on a…Details
$340K arbitration award for doc who split with business partner Defendant’s attempt to avoid mandatory arbitration failed By: Phillip Bantz May 24, 2016 A physician who had a falling out with his business partner has received a nearly $340,000 arbitration award after quashing the defense’s effort to try the case in front of a jury. The legal…Details
Washington Post: As videos expose wrongdoing by South Carolina cops, police agencies tighten control over footage
The emergence of video, whether it’s dash-cam video, security camera video or footage shot with a cellphone, has dramatically altered the power dynamic in police-citizen interactions. Eric Bland of Bland Richter comments on this in the following Washington Post article. Read more here.Details
Democratic Candidate for Richland County Sheriff instrumental in obtaining justice for Hammond family.
PRESS RELEASE May 11, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE James Flowers, Democratic Candidate for Richland County Sheriff, instrumental in obtaining justice for the Zachary Hammond family. COLUMBIA, SC – COLUMBIA, SC – James Flowers, a former SLED Senior Special Agent and Democratic Candidate for Richland County Sheriff was instrumental in obtaining justice for the Zachary Hammond…Details