Monthly Archives: December 2012

December 31, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

Lane v Holder Lane and a gun rights group sued to enjoin federal and Virginia law requiring interstate handgun sales to be handled through licensed dealers. They allege their transfer fees, expenses lobbying for change and the extra steps needed … Continue reading

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December 28, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

Viera v Anderson (In re: Beach First National Bancshares, Inc.)  Viera as Trustee for Beach First’s bankruptcy estate brought suit against the Directors of its parent holding company seeking damages for mismanaging the bank. The district court dismissed the suit … Continue reading

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December 28, 2012 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

Johnson v Robert E. Lee Academy, Inc. Johnson as arrested for misappropriating funds. She sued the accounting firm that looked into her handling of Academy funds. The trial court granted summary judgment to the firm on the grounds that the … Continue reading

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December 28, 2012 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

In the Matter of Jeffery Glenn Smith Smith consented to discipline up to a 12 month suspension based on several failures to diligently represent and communicate in domestic cases and failure to cooperate in his ethics investigation. The Court accepted … Continue reading

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December 26, 2012 4th Circuit published opinion

Decohen v Capital One NA Capital One assumed a contract for the sale of a used car to Decohen. One of the terms of the contract was the forgiveness of any outstanding balance on the loan in thee vent the … Continue reading

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December 21, 2012 4th Circuit published opinion

North Carolina Growers’ Association, Incorporated v Solis The Labor Department adopted rules on agricultural workers in 2008 that effectively lowered the minim e=wage for those workers. In 2009, the Department filed a notice that it was suspending the 2008 rules … Continue reading

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December 19, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

Butler v United States  Butler’s husband died after undergoing heart surgery in a Veterans Administration hospital. She filed an administrative claim and received benefits. She then sued under the Federal Tort Claim act arguing the administrative findings were binding under … Continue reading

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