Monthly Archives: March 2012

March 30, 2012 4th Circuit published opinion

United States v Toumey Healthcare Systems Toumey operates a hospital in Sumter County, South Carolina. It negotiated exclusive use contracts with several specialists in the region requiring outpatient procedures be done in Toumey facilities. A specialist who did not enter … Continue reading

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March 29, 2012 4th Circuit published opinion

Bracamontes v Holder Bracamontes was brought to the United States as a child. He made on trip out of the country as a temporary resident alien. He later was granted permanent status and was convicted of felony wounding. He married … Continue reading

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March 28, 2012 United States Supreme Court opinions

Federal Aviation Administration v Cooper Cooper obtained a pilot’s license. He later contracted HIV. The FAA by policy refused to grant or renew licenses and medical clearance to person with HIV. Cooper omitted his HIV status in his renewal applications. … Continue reading

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March 28, 2012 South CArolina Court of Appeals published opinions

State v McKerley Defendant was charged with molesting his seven year old daughter. The state put a forensic investigator on the stand who related what she looked for to determine if the child is telling the truth. Defendant was convicted … Continue reading

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Day Two health care reform act oral arguments

Today, the United States Supreme Court held the second of three days of oral argument on the health care reform act. Today’s argument focused on the individual mandate. Audio and a transcript can be found here.

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Congratulations to the 2012-2013 SBA Officers

Congratulations to the newly elected 2012-2013 SBA officers! Executive Officers President: Shun A. Griffin Vice President: Andrea Ruege Treasurer: Jean Kim Secretary: Carlton Bowers  2L Full Time Senators Daniel Cooper Jordan Roberts 2L Part Time Senators Scott Maynor Nicholas Stewart … Continue reading

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March 26, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

United States v Jefferson Defendant used his membership in the US House of representatives to obtain payments for himself and his family in exchange for promoting the interests of the paying entities’ in Africa and with the US Army. He … Continue reading

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