South Carolina Court of Appeals affirms admission of nursing expert witness testimony 

On October 25, 2014, a five-week-old child, Robert Lee M., Jr. (Minor), was admitted to Regional Medical Center (“Regional”) for a high fever. Jamie Downing worked at Regional as a nurse and treated Minor during his hospital stay. Medical personnel at Regional did not initially know the cause of Minor’s…

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South Dakota Supreme Court affirms exclusion of polygraph evidence in the absence of agreement between the parties 

Background  The case examines the admission of polygraph evidence in criminal and civil cases. Banks pled guilty to first-degree manslaughter and prior to his sentencing hearing sought to introduce polygraph analysis as evidence to prove that he was not the shooter. The Circuit Court decided to preclude the polygraph examination…

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