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By Ted Cruz
Banning speech with a constitutional amendment is playing with fire
Topic - State Grand Jury
Attorney General Alan Wilson wants the S.C. Supreme Court to keep sealed several matters involving the State Grand Jury now investigating House Speaker Bobby Harrell.
Attorney General Alan Wilson this week has asked South Carolina's highest court to let him continue a case against House Speaker Bobby Harrell while Wilson appeals a judge's ruling disbanding the investigation, arguing that that the decision has undercut his authority as the state's top prosecutor.
Who has the power to choose which cases to prosecute in South Carolina, if not the state's attorney general?
A judge on Monday dismissed allegations of corruption against House Speaker Bobby Harrell, ruling such a case must first be considered by a legislative panel before state prosecutors could touch it and saying a State Grand Jury was improperly empaneled.
A judge on Friday said he'll need about a week to consider whether a case against House Speaker Bobby Harrell should be handled by a legislative panel instead of in the state's courts.
Another hearing is planned on a request to remove South Carolina's top prosecutor from the ethics case of House Speaker Bobby Harrell.
Attorneys are getting a bit more time to submit briefs to a judge mulling a request to remove South Carolina's attorney general from the ethics case of House Speaker Bobby Harrell.
South Carolina's chief prosecutor used a state police investigation into an ethics complaint against House Speaker Bobby Harrell to try to intimidate the powerful Charleston Republican into supporting legislation that would create a public integrity unit, an employee of the speaker testified Friday.
A media attorney filed a request Thursday asking that open hearings be held on ethics allegations against South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell, saying that the public deserves to observe a case involving such a notable figure to ensure it's being handled appropriately.
South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell again Tuesday called on the attorney general to immediately release a state police review of ethics allegations against Harrell, saying he believes it will exonerate him.
South Carolina's chief prosecutor said Monday he had handed over his review to the State Grand Jury of a state police report on ethics allegations against Speaker Bobby Harrell, who called on authorities to release their findings to the public.
Just because Joe Paterno is gone doesn't mean the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State is over.
Time and again, questions about an alleged cover-up of a sex abuse scandal at Penn State circled back to one name: Joe Paterno.
An explosive sex abuse scandal and possible cover-up rocked "Happy Valley" on Saturday when former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, once considered Joe Paterno's heir apparent, was charged with sexually assaulting eight boys over a 15-year period. Among the allegations was a 2002 incident in which a graduate assistant for the team said he saw Sandusky assault a boy in the shower at the Nittany Lions' practice center.
An explosive sex abuse scandal and possible cover-up rocked Happy Valley after former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, once considered Joe Paterno's heir apparent, was charged with sexually assaulting eight boys over a 15-year period. Among the allegations was that a graduate assistant saw Sandusky assault a boy in the shower at the Nittany Lions' practice center in 2002.