Category: Crime

Because we said so…

Let me be clear from the outset: I believe the most dangerous sex offenders should be given life sentences. I don’t have to tell you who the most dangerous are. You know. Those folks...

Cons or kids?

The War on Drugs is making South Carolina kids stupid. According to this report in today’s local paper, our local school district is about to face the possibility of increasing class sizes and eliminating...

Facing the bad man

“And you, sir…” The judge looked across Courtoom 2 and at the graying, tired guy in blue jeans and faded polo shirt. Five years ago, this courtroom–the whole of the courthouse, really–was his home....

John Ludwig: Murderer?

John Ludwig probably expected to be in some amount of trouble when he stepped out of his crumpled Maserti. He probably figured he was in for a tough year when he realized he’d just...

Two men out of control

It seems even fate is working with furloughs these days. With no time to spare at April’s end, justice was efficient this week in Upstate South Carolina. Rather than draw out judicial proceedings for...