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Black defendants may face additional burdens in court records

Racial discrimination can affect many aspects of the criminal prosecution, trial and sentencing of people in South Carolina. One often-overlooked aspect of racial disparities in the criminal justice system involves the mistaken recording and understanding of Black English in the courtroom. One study examined court stenographers in Philadelphia, finding that they made errors in two-fifths of the sentences spoken in Black English grammar and accurately paraphrased only a third of the content.

What can happen if you lie on your taxes?

When it comes to filing your taxes, it is all too easy to make mistakes, but some mistakes or omissions can leave you facing considerable trouble and hardship. Misrepresenting your income or otherwise being less-than-honest when filing your taxes may constitute tax fraud, for example, which is a highly serious crime that brings with it equally serious consequences.

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