Tag Archives: Professor Miller Shealy

Justice is Done: George Stinney Jr.’s 70 Year Old Conviction is Vacated

In 2013, the siblings of electrocuted defendant, George Stinney, Jr., filed a Motion for a New Trial and a Petition for a Writ of Coram Nobis.  Bishop Charles Stinney, Catherine Stinney Robinson, and Amie Ruffner retained South Carolina attorneys Matt … Continue reading

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6th Annual National Moot Court Competition Sponsored by the Charleston School of Law

 The Charleston School of Law’s Moot Court Board held its sixth annual National Moot Court Competition this past weekend.  The problem focused on two issues:  “whether a state can collect, maintain and use DNA samples the way it does with … Continue reading

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Charleston School of Law Fifth Annual Moot Court Competition

     This past week, the Charleston School of Law sponsored its fifth annual National Moot Court Competition.  The problem involved the warrantless placement of a GPS tracking device on a vehicle.  The student teams argued  whether this placement violated a defendant’s … Continue reading

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