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Officer's gun charge advances to grand jury

...sides questioned the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division lead investigator on the case, Craven's attorney, Jack Swerling, said his client "feared for his life" after Satterwhite grabbed for the officer's gun as he approached the vehicle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-20/officers-gun-charge-ad
SC officer indicted on felony charge in fatal shooting

...officer's gun and he feared for his life. His lawyer, Jack Swerling, said Craven plans to go to trial."It will all get aired out in court," defense attorney Jack Swerling said by phone after the indictment.The shooting was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-27/sc-officer-indicted-fe
Dash-cam video won't be released in police shooting

...to prevent anyone from releasing the video until it's shown in court. Before filing the motion, defense attorney Jack Swerling said releasing the video would do no public good and would just provide fodder for TV commentators. "He thinks he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-03/dash-cam-video-wont-be-released-pol
Family of police-shooting victim say unreleased video shows truth

...open records request from The Augusta Chronicle for the dash camera footage on the premise that Craven's attorney, Jack Swerling, "has filed a motion to prohibit the release of the video. ... Therefore the video cannot be released until the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-09/family-police-shooting
SC cop shooting shrouded in mystery

...didn't return phone calls. North Augusta Police, the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office and Craven's lawyer, Jack Swerling, declined to comment. The few details released raised concerns among law enforcement experts. In the likely 10 to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-30/sc-cop-shooting-shroud
Trial of ex-Aiken deputy continues

...charges from the state Law Enforcement Division. Cooper dismissed the misconduct indictment after Nation's lawyer, Jack Swerling, of Columbia, S.C., made a motion for a direct verdict, stating that misconduct in the office is related to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-08-11/trial-aiken-deputy-continues
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SC woman killed amputee husband, cops say

...husband of 47 years an overdose of medicine, some of which had been prescribed for him and others for her.Attorney Jack Swerling says the charges shocked Carol Ross, who turned herself in to deputies Thursday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2011-07-01/sc-woman-killed-amputee-husband-cop
Inmate asks for new trial

...prior to trial, present witnesses, make necessary objections or present a viable defense. He also accuses attorney Jack Swerling of Columbia of failing to present worthy arguments in an appeal, which was rejected earlier this year by the South...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/10/met_273527.shtml
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Poisoning allegedly went on for 4 months

...loving wife who was the only person by his bedside the full two days he spent hospitalized before his death. Attorney Jack Swerling said Mr. Spotts was looking to meet a woman from the Philippines when someone introduced them in 1992. They traveled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/17/met_338948.shtml
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Former sheriff indicted on 47 new allegations

...drug dealers Melvin protected last summer, but the sheriff steered him toward investigating a nightclub instead.Jack Swerling, Melvin's attorney, did not immediately respond to an e-mail message. His office says he is on vacation.In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-09-22/former-sheriff-indicted-47-n
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