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9:24 am on Tuesday July 28, 2009

South Carolina's treatment of adolescent criminals worst in nation

The Post and Courier reports that according to a new study, South Carolina has the worst treatment of child criminals in the nation. The study, conducted by the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, found that state laws...
8:00 am on Sunday July 12, 2009

South Carolina's dysfunctional criminal system

Image by Flickr user ExothermicImage by 20090712-prison.jpg Brothers Rafael and Leon Horlbeck, the two men accused of murdering a teen in downtown on June 29, are prime examples of the dysfunction that is the South Carolina's criminal justice system...