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July 2018 Archives

How police are guarding against inaccurate identifications

Scholarly work has suggested that people in South Carolina and elsewhere can make errors when picking a person out of a lineup. In some cases, an individual will pick up on a cue given by a police officer. Research also suggests that a person has a hard time recognizing someone of a different race. Over time, an individual may be manipulated into feeling more confident in his or her choice, and he or she may actually offer testimony at trial.

Laws for South Carolina marijuana possession

As South Carolina moves closer to the potential legalization of medical marijuana, residents may question if penalties for possessing recreational marijuana may be more lenient. Recreational marijuana has been legalized in nine states and medical marijuana has been legalized in 30 states. Laws surrounding marijuana use are changing faster in some parts of the country and slower in others.

Supreme Court rules police need warrant to access CSLI

On June 22, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that law enforcement agencies must generally obtain a warrant before accessing someone's cell site location information, or CSLI. Legal experts say the 5-4 decision modernizes the Fourth Amendment and provides important new privacy protections for all U.S. citizens, including the residents of South Carolina.

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