Monthly Archives: August 2012

August 30, 2012 4th Circuit published opinion

United States v Horton Horton was convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm and sentenced to life in prison. The panel, with one judge concurring in part and in result, affirmed the conviction, vacated the sentence and … Continue reading

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August 29, 2012 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinion

Roddey v Wal-Mart Stores East, LP  A contractor for Wal-Mart pursued a customer suspected of shoplifting onto the highway in order to get her license tag number. The customer died in a car accident and the estate sued. The trial … Continue reading

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August 29, 2012 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

Ballard v Roberson  Ballard formed a corporation to develop a marina. Roberson and other investors were brought in to provide capital. After the size of the proposed marina was cut in half, the investors removed Ballard from the board and … Continue reading

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Labor Day Weekend Library Hours

Over the Labor Day weekend, the Charleston School of Law Sol Blatt Jr. Law Library will be open its usual operating hours on Saturday and Sunday, September 1st and 2nd.  It will be open from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. … Continue reading

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News About CALI Lessons

Your professors may have assigned you CALI lessons. To view them, you are required to create a CALI account. Because they were recently spammed by Hotmail users, the folks at CALI have banned all CALI accounts associated with Hotmail accounts. … Continue reading

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August 22, 2012 4th Circuit published opinion

United States v Whitfield Whitfield was charged with attempted bank robbery and home invasion crimes. One count charged he either killed or forcibly detained someone while avoiding arrest. He moved to suppress his statements to police. The trial court ultimately … Continue reading

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August 22, 2012 South Caroina Court of Appeals published opinions

State v Vickery Greenwood police set up a checkpoint t a certain intersection based on citizen complaint about noise and traffic violations. Vickery was stopped at the checkpoint and officers observed methamphetamine in plain sight. Vickery moved to suppress the … Continue reading

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August 20, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

Westmoreland Coal Company, Incorporated v Sharpe After remand to determine a modification motion, the administrative law judge ruled that the original ruling of complex pneumoconiosis was erroneous and Westmoreland had not committed misconduct in bringing the motion and thus denied … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the New Members of the 2012-2013 MALABU Editorial Board

Congratulations to the new editorial board members of the Charleston Maritime Law Bulletin (MALABU). Editor-in-Chief Corey B. Shipley Editorial Board James Cunningham Mitch Agee Members Thadeus Pope Stefan Feilder Allison King Branesha Gray Robert Crabtree Michael Stello Edmond Burdo Alexander … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the 2012-2013 Federal Courts Law Review Editorial Board Members

Congratulations to the  Federal Courts Law Review’s new editorial board members for  2012 – 2013.                                          Editor in Chief                                     Stephanie Grainger-Brown                                      Associate Editor in Chief                                               Mary Abraham             Managing Editor               Marketing Editor           Publications Editors                        … Continue reading

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