Monthly Archives: February 2012

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Morgan Peterson and Stephanie Brown, 3L Charleston School of Law students.  Morgan was recently elected as the Editor in Chief of the Charleston Law Review while Stephanie was elected as the Editor in Chief of the Federal Courts … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court Publishes Opinion in Kurns

The United States Supreme Court published an opinion in Kurns v. Railroad Friction Products Corp.this morning.  According to the Court, “George Corson worked as a welder and machinist for a railroad carrier.  After retirement, Corson was diagnosed with mesothelioma. He … Continue reading

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South Carolina Supreme Court Decisions Issued Today (2/29/12)

The South Carolina Supreme Court published three opinions this morning.  They are as follows:   State v. Sterling The Court affirmed Sterling’s conviction for securities fraud under S.C. Code of Law Section 35-1-501(3).  Sterling was charged with securities fraud, making … Continue reading

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Incorporating Web 2.0 Tools in Careers & Classrooms

Roger McHaney recently penned an essay for Inside Higher Ed about incorporating web 2.0 tools into one’s career and  classroom.  McHaney suggests that professors incorporate technology into their careers and classrooms by contemplating and trying the following:  ” use socialization … Continue reading

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February 27, 2012 4th Circuit Published Opinions

United States v Boykin The defendant was convicted of firearm possession by a convicted felon. The sentencing court accepted the presentence report account of the defendant’s convictions for murder and assault to find they were separate crimes for career criminal … Continue reading

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Fourth Circuit Opinions Today (2/28/12)

Today the Court issued an opinion in Halpern v. Wake Forest University Health.  Halpern, a medical student, appealed his dismissal from Wake Forest Medical School.   Halpern was dismissed because of “unprofessional behavior.”  He appealed this dismissal, citing the ADA and … Continue reading

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Book Renter

BookRenter began life as a textbook rental company in 2010.  It was so successful that it is now launching a new product, Rafter Discover.  Audrey Watters, at Inside Higher Ed, discusses this new resource, saying that  “professors will be able … Continue reading

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