Monthly Archives: October 2012

October 31, 2012 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

State v Vinson Vinson was observed in one lane of a two lane street by a police officer in the opposite lane moving into the area between a double yellow line. After following Vinson for about 1000 feet, the officer … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Trial Advocacy Competition Winners and New Board Members

The Charleston School of Law’s Trial Advocacy Board hosted its annual internal competition October 26th and 27th, with 50 competitors and over 100 student volunteer witnesses and timekeepers participating. ┬áMany thanks to all who helped make the competition a success … Continue reading

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October 25, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

AU Optronics Corporation v South Carolina South Carolina sued Au and another LED manufacturer alleging price fixing and seeking statutory damages for the state and restitution for consumers. AU removed to federal court and the trail court remanded on the … Continue reading

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New Library Guide to Bar Prep Resources

The library has put together a guide to finding bar prep resources. Check it out.

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October 24, 2012 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

State v Williams Williams was charged with killing his brother. In his own defense, he testified that his brother looked demented, pointed a gun at him, had shot others in the past and came charging towards him. He gave inconsistent … Continue reading

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October 23, 2012 4th Circuit published opinion

United States v Peoples Peoples had several cases set for trial before Judge Curie. He was late to these trials and was warned that hid unruly behavior during one trial could lead to a criminal contempt charge. After the last … Continue reading

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October 22, 2012 4th Circuit published opinion

Ancient Coin Collectors Guild v United States Customs and Border Protection The Guild purchased Cypriot and Chinese ancient coins and attempted to import them into United States. The coins were seized pursuant to cultural heritage protection agreements. Guild sued arguing … Continue reading

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