Monthly Archives: June 2012

June 29, 2012 4th Circuit published opinion

United States v Wynn Wynn served a san engineer on a county airport expansion project. He failed to obtain a permit from the Department of Health and Environmental Control. He photocopied a DHEC stamp from another project and used it … Continue reading

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June 28, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

Moss v Spartanburg County School District 7 The District approved a for credit course on the Christian worldview pursuant to a state mandated release time program. The class was not promoted by the district and an accredited private school reviewed … Continue reading

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June 28, 2012 United States Supreme Court opinions

United States v Alvarez Alvarez lied about receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor and pled guilty to a criminal charge. The 9th Circuit held the statute criminalizing lies about military honors was unconstitutional. In a later case, the 10th circuit … Continue reading

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Health Care Decision

Chief Justice Roberts delivered the Court’s opinion in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius this morning.  According to the Court’s syllabus, the decision was “affirmed in part and reversed in part.”    The Reporter of Decisions summarized the holding … Continue reading

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June 27, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

Jane Powers Huggins v Prince George’s County Maryland Huggins operated a salvage yard in violation of county ordinances. Based on her understanding that future violations would be handles in a consultive manner, she entered into consent decrees to follow the … Continue reading

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June 27, 2012 South Carolina published opinions

Supreme Court In the Matter of Gloria Y Leevy Leevy, in a disciplinary agreement with the Bar, admitted ethics violations in eight matters which involved failure to prosecute cases, communicate with clients, communicate with substitute counsel failure to reconcile her … Continue reading

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June 26, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

United States v Sowards Sowards was stopped for speeding based on the officer’s visual estimate that he was going 75 in a 70 zone. A dog sniff revealed cocaine. Sowards moved to suppress the cocaine arguing there was no probable … Continue reading

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