I am extremely disappointed in the court's ruling, and feel the 'I Believe' license tag is completely constitutionalJudge bars 'I Believe' license plates Dec 12, 2008
In the end, it always boils down to a jury's decisionRape suspect cleared of charges in S.C. Apr 23, 2007
It needs to be tested, and I predict the Supreme Court will conclude it is perfectly constitutionalS.C. to execute two-time child rapists Jun 01, 2006
It will be challenged, if not here, in some other statesS.C. to execute two-time child rapists Jun 01, 2006
While I firmly believe that adult crimes usually deserve adult punishment, the Supreme Court's decision brings clarity to an issue that has conflicted the hearts of many Americans. It is now the law of the land and will be followed as suchJuvenile execution ruling evokes reactions Mar 01, 2005
Henry McMaster (born May 27, 1947, in Columbia, South Carolina) is South Carolina's Republican attorney general, having been first elected on November 5, 2002. He is a GOP candidate for the South Carolina gubernatorial election, 2010.
McMaster received a bachelor's degree in history from the University of South Carolina in 1969. As an undergraduate, he was a member of Kappa Alpha Order South Carolina Student Legislature. After graduation, he served in the United States Army Reserves, receiving his honorable discharge in 1975. In 1973, he graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law where he served on the Editorial Board of the South Carolina Law Review. Later that year, he was admitted to the South Carolina Bar, the Richland County Bar Association. In 1974, he completed the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.
Upon graduation from law school, McMaster worked as a Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Strom Thurmond in Washington, D.C. until 1974, when he joined the firm of Tompkins and McMaster. He was admitted to practice before the federal Court of Claims in 1974, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in 1975 and in 1978, upon motion of Senator Thurmond, the Supreme Court of the United States.