Murdaugh’s trial is set for Monday: What to expect

The trial for former South Carolina attorney general Alex Murdaugh begins Monday. It is heard from around the world and is the highest level in the state in years. Former South Carolina attorney general Alex Murdaugh has been charged with murdering his wife, Maggie, and son, Paul. Back in April 2019, Paul was charged with driving under the influence in the death of Mallory Beach. As of June 4, 2021, it appears that the trial is moving forward. Three days later, Paul and Maggie are killed at the family’s hunting lodge. On September 4, Alex Murdaugh said he was shot in the head while changing a tire in Hampton County. He resigned from his law firm. The company said he stole money. On July 14, 2022, Murdaugh was charged with the double murder of Maggie and Paul. “From roadside shootings to fraudulent federal charges, this case has gone every which way,” Greenville attorney Brandi Hinton said. Hinton and his law partner Sloan Ellis own the Ellis Hinton Law Firm in Greenville. Both have federal and state prosecution experience, as well as experience as defense attorneys. Hinton said the state has not seen a case with more national interest since the Susan Smith murder trial. “In our view, you have to believe that nothing they did was accidental, there were no mistakes that came to this point, and I think you’ll see.” Many of these things come up in court and we understand better. about the path this case took and what the prosecutors were doing all along the way,” Hinton said. “You have somebody who is facing 30 years in life,” Ellis said. “Normally, if someone is convicted of murder, they get more than 30 years, so it makes for a very good fight and it’s a The trial is expected to last at least three weeks, longer than most state trials, which typically last about a week. It’s a sign that there may be more evidence and new information. Creighton Waters leads the prosecution, while Dick Harpootlian and Jim Griffin lead the defense. The only question is whether he will stand up. Murdaugh testified. “Juries are very good at reading someone’s character,” Hinton said. “And they’re going to do that, but one good thing you get is being where Alex is the person you want him to be the person he might have been he is owned by Dick (Harpootlian) and Jim (Griffin) and the public. in general no because many times he was kept from the public. do, then the chances of them convicting him are high,” said Ellis.

The trial for former South Carolina attorney general Alex Murdaugh begins Monday.

It is heard from around the world and is the highest level in the state in years.

Former South Carolina attorney general Alex Murdaugh has been charged with murdering his wife, Maggie, and son, Paul.

Back in April 2019, Paul was charged with driving under the influence in the death of Mallory Beach.

As of June 4, 2021, it appears that the trial is moving forward. Three days later, Paul and Maggie are killed at the family’s hunting lodge.

On September 4, Alex Murdaugh said he was shot in the head while changing a tire in Hampton County. He resigned from his law firm. The company said he stole money.

On July 14, 2022, Murdaugh was charged with the double murder of Maggie and Paul.

“From roadside shootings to fraudulent federal charges, this case has gone every which way,” Greenville attorney Brandi Hinton said.

Hinton and his law partner Sloan Ellis own the Ellis Hinton Law Firm in Greenville. Both have federal and state prosecution experience, as well as experience as defense attorneys.

Hinton said the state has not seen a case with more national interest since the Susan Smith murder trial.

“In our view, you have to believe that nothing they did was accidental, there were no mistakes that came to this point, and I think you’ll see.” Many of these things come up in court and we understand better. about the path this case has taken and what the attorneys are doing all along the way,” Hinton said.

“You have someone who is dealing with 30 years in life,” Ellis said. “Usually, if someone is convicted of murder, they get more than 30 years, so it’s a perfect storm for the fight and it’s all a disaster.”

The hearing is expected to last at least three weeks, which is longer than most state hearings that typically last about a week. It is a sign that there may be more evidence and new information.

Creighton Waters leads the prosecution, while Dick Harpootlian and Jim Griffin lead the defense.

One question is whether Murdaugh will take the stand and testify.

“Judges are very good at reading someone’s character,” Hinton said. “And they’re going to do that, but a good thing you get is that Alex becomes the person you want him to be, the person Dick (Harpootlian) and Jim probably saw him as.” (Griffin) and the public. In general no because he was mostly kept from the public.”

“This is the only way he will stand trial against him and that is where the jury will really look at his character, and if they believe he didn’t do it, there’s a high chance they’ll convict him.” said Ellis.

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