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SC's Harrell used wrong funds to pay lawyers

COLUMBIA - The House Ethics Committee says former Speaker Bobby Harrell improperly paid his attorneys last year with campaign money and therefore must hand over $113,500.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-09-01/scs-harrell-used-wrong-funds
Supreme Court rules against clerk in gay marriage case

...licenses, and an appeals court upheld that decision. Her lawyers with the Liberty Counsel filed a last-ditch appeal to the...In turn, Bombe said she's checked in on Davis, whose lawyer says she's received death threats and hate mail, to make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-31/supreme-court-rules-against-clerk-g
Biz Bits

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http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-28/biz-bits
Wisconsin's Paul Menard wins Xfinity Series race in his home state

...over Rahal going into today's race. REBUTTAL TO STEWART: A lawyer for driver Kevin Ward Jr., who was killed when he was run...2014 accident at Canandaigua Motorsports Park.Stewart's lawyer, Brian Gwitt, said in court papers Friday that Ward was impaired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-08-29/wisconsins-paul-menard-win
Columbia County sheriff will request revision to pawn shop law

...businesses began questioning some of the new law's provisions and expressed concerns about its impact on business.Local lawyer Andy Tisdale saw problems with the how the ordinance could be interpreted to apply to almost any business that buys and sells...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-27/columbia-county-sheriff-
South Georgia karate instructor guilty of molestation

...verdict on the charges in 2014 and acquitted Ary of two counts of the sexual molestation of a young female relative.Defense lawyer Richard Allen described the 60-year-old Ary's accuser as a "3-foot-tall Merle Streep,'' and said she could turn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-28/south-georgia-karate-instructor-gui
Fundraising huge for SC Senate candidate

...Phil Noble, president of the SC New Democrats, who gave $200, and $1,000 from Frank Holleman, a renowned environmental lawyer and former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education.Of the 12 candidates, Hodges took out a $5,000 loan, while another candidate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-08-27/fundraising-hu
Columbia County might revise pawn law

...pawn shops and other buyers of used merchandise, after a local lawyer questioned its constitutionality.The ordinance adopted as...been using the service for about three years.Andy Tisdale, a lawyer in private practice, said he understands how the regulations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-25/columbia-county-might-revi
Biz Bits

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http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-22/biz-bits
Legal showdown looms over NCAA's ban on paying student-athletes

...less, and schools might discontinue some unprofitable teams.Lawyers and economists for the players dispute that. The NCAA itself...a jury. The judge could all but kill the case by blocking lawyers for the athletes from representing a wide group of players...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-08-22/legal-showdown-looms-over