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. Got a tip or story idea for Dylan? Email him here. You can also engage him socially @DNolan2000.



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