Tagged: Right to Counsel

Open Letter to Politicians Attacking Criminal Defense Lawyers

The Republican Governor’s Association has launched an attack ad against South Carolina Democratic Party candidate for Governor, state Senator Vincent Sheheen.  The ad can be viewed by clicking the link to this news story.  Not only is this political ad designed to stir emotions, it is also misleading and fails to recognize the vital role […]

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Right to Counsel and Hearing before Revocation of Probation

On March 5, 2014, the South Carolina Court of Appeals decided State v. Brannon, reminding the bench and bar about the rights that must be protected before the court may revoke probation. “Troubled by the absence of any finding whatsoever in the appealed order,” the Court remanded the case for “the circuit court to determine […]

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