Who are Judge Markley Dennis and Prosecutor David Miller?

How we can avoid decades more of legal déjà-vu?

As I listened to last week’s episode of the Murdaugh Murders podcast, I was impressed by co-host Liz Farrell’s background on two major players in the Bowen Turner saga – South Carolina circuit court judge Markley Dennis Jr. and deputy second circuit solicitor David Miller.

I gave Liz a call and asked if she would be willing to delve further into these two key individuals. Liz agreed under the condition that I give her a few more days to continue researching the two men.

As I spoke with her this morning, Liz made it clear her research had exposed a pattern of controversial sentencing spanning decades.

Liz and I also discussed the ethical dilemma faced by prosecutors who hope to be appointed to judgeships when they prosecute cases against defendants represented by lawyer-legislators.

Our conversation ended with some thoughts on how we can avoid decades more legal déjà-vu by delivering victims the justice they deserve.

To check out more of Liz’s excellent reporting and analysis, click here …



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Dylan Nolan is the director of special projects at FITSNews. He graduated from the Darla Moore school of business in 2021 with an accounting degree. Dylan primarily covers education when he isn’t producing video content. Got a tip or story idea for Dylan? Email him here. You can also engage him socially @DNolan2000.



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