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SC Supreme Court Affirms Convictions in Eyewitness ID Case

State v. Shawn Wyatt (Case No. 2016-001303) Kershaw Correctional Institute Officer Joe Schnettler was at his post in a watch tower when he observed a man run from the woods to the fence surrounding the prison. Schnettler watched the man throw eight packages over the fence, and then run back into the woods. During the

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Burglary Conviction Affirmed

State v. Collier Derek Vander Collier appeals his conviction for second- degree burglary, arguing the trial court improperly limited his closing argument, erred in allowing the State to play recordings of two police interviews, and should not have allowed a witness to identify him in front of the jury. During trial Justin Kirkman, an eyewitness to

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