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Jury Practice in Post-Truth America

An article by Dick Harpootlian and Chris Kenney has been published in a special Presidential Inauguration Issue of the Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review. The article, “Jury Practice in Post-Truth America: A Cautionary Note” (4 Emory Corp….

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Methadone clinic sued over crash that killed four.

A September 10, 2016 article by The State Newspaper reports on a federal lawsuit against a West Columbia clinic that dispensed methadone to a patient whose vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic and struck another vehicle, killing 16-year old Stephen Cooper Gunnells,…

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Whistleblower lawsuit against hospital settled for $17 million

A July 23, 2016 article by The State Newspaper’s John Monk reports a federal whistleblower lawsuit against Lexington Medical Center (LMC) has been settled for $17 million.
The case, brought by former LMC neurologist David Hammett, alleged the hospital illegally compensated employee physicians like Dr….

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The State profiles Kate Harpootlian

Shaping Sound at the Koger Center
Kate Harpootlian, Season 12 contestant on So You Think You Can Dance, returns to her native Columbia next week with Emmy-winning choreographer and SYTUCD alum Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound dance company for a performance at the Koger Center….

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Harpootlian Appears on MSNBC

Dick Harpootlian’s appearance on MSNBC with Kate Snow commenting on a new poll showing a virtual tie in the Democratic race….

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Kate Harpootlian & Shaping Sound

Richard A. Harpootlian, P.A., is excited to see Dick’s daughter, Kate Harpootlian, perform with Shaping Sound at The Koger Center on February 3! Kate was a contestant on Season 12 of So You Think You Can Dance and has joined Shaping Sound,…

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Harpootlian Discusses Mass Shooting

A December 11, 2015 article by Tim Smith of the Greenville News quotes Dick Harpootlian and other criminal justice and law enforcement sources in response to the paper’s report that South Carolina has seen 11 mass shootings in 2015. …

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Former Richland County jail guard to be sentenced for beating mentally ill homeless prisoner

According to the April 8, 2014 edition of The State Newspaper, Robin Smith, a former Alvin S. Glenn jail guard, is scheduled to to be sentenced Wednesday morning in federal court in Columbia. Smith pled guilty last December to beating of a mentally ill,…

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Whistleblower lawsuit featured in Stars and Stripes

A January 21, 2014 article by The State Newspaper’s John Monk reporting on a federal whistleblower lawsuit has been republished by the military publication Stars and Stripes.
The article reports on whistleblower claims filed in federal court that, “Since 2007, a major trucking company and an affiliate allegedly have bilked the U.S….

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Bloomberg reports on former soldier’s claim for lending violations

A January 15, 2014, report at Bloomberg.com reports that Citigroup subsidiary CitiMortgage is facing claims that it overcharged military personnel on home loans in violation of federal law. The report discusses the lawsuit brought by Raymond Wray under the federal Servicemember Civil Relief Act (SCRA) and a related proceeding filed in district court in Washington D.C….

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Dick Harpootlian interviewed in “Profiles in Justice” article on Global Legal Post

Dick Harpootlian was recently profiled by Reuben Guttman in a “Profiles in Justice” interview featured an The Global Legal Post. In the November 11, 2013 interview, Harpootlian shares five courtroom practice pointers and explains why conflict, emotion, sex and violence are essential ingredients for trial success….

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Richard A. Harpootlian, P.A. named to 2014 Best Law Firms List

For the fourth consecutive year, Richard A. Harpoootlian, P.A. is named as one of 2014’s Best Law Firms in the November 1, 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Lawyers in America® list.
The 2014 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record….

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