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South Dakota Editorial Roundup

March 4, 2011 in The Daily Republic

New courtroom policy will mean no change in practice
The South Dakota Supreme Court has approved a new policy regarding cameras and electronic recording equipment in trial-level courtrooms, but the result will be no change from the present.
A bit of background: In 2001, the state Supreme Court decided to allow cameras and other recording devices into its courtrooms. Policies were established, including the use of “pool” equipment (one TV camera that all TV stations would share). The decision has been declared a broad success. Continue Reading

Letters to the Editor

October 22, 2010 in The Daily Republic

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Jackley investigating food for votes claims

October 20, 2010 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says his office is investigating whether three rallies held by Democrats on American Indian reservations broke the law by offering people food in exchange for votes. Continue Reading