Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Fleeing Felon Rule: Tennessee v. Garner Revisited After SC Officer Shoots Walter Scott

Michael Slager, a South Carolina officer has been charged with murder after a video went viral that appeared to show him shooting an unarmed man who was running away. A man, identified as 50-year-old Walter Scott, broke away from the officer. At that point, … Continue reading

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Texting and Driving in North Carolina

 According to the National Safety Council, one in every four car accidents are the result of texting and driving. Also, texting and driving makes an accident more than four times more likely to happen. North Carolina enacted N.C. Gen. Stat. § 20-137.4A … Continue reading

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