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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