Monthly Archives: March 2013

March 29, 2013 4th Circiut published opinions

United States v Graham At Graham’s drug trafficking trial, the government was allowed to introduce intercepted conversations among coconspirators mentioning Graham and efforts to collect a drug related debt from Graham, but, none of the calls involved Graham as a … Continue reading

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March 27, 2013 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

Taylor v Aiken County Assessor Taylor sought review of the 2010 tax assessment on property he purchased in 201. Review was denied based on the fact he did not own the property in question on December 31, 2009. The panel … Continue reading

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Cooper River Bridge Run & Closings Downtown on April 5th – 6th

The Cooper River Bridge Run will impact local roads the weekend of April 5 -7th.    While the library will be open its usual operating hours, some of the roads that students use to get here may be closed.  Check the … Continue reading

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United States v. Windsor Resources

The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments this morning in United States v. Windsor.  Arguments can be heard via MP3, Windows Media or RealAudio formats.  A transcript of the argument is also available as are the briefs.  The Court … Continue reading

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March 27, 2013 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

Gladden v Palmetto Home Inspection Services, LLC Palmetto inspected a home that Gladden bought. The contract limited liability to the fee paid for the inspection. After defects were discovered, Palmetto returned the fee. Gladden sued for damages and the trial … Continue reading

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March 27, 2013 United States Supreme Court opinions

Millbrook v United States Millbrook alleged he was sexually assaulted by prison guards and sued for assault and battery. His case was dismissed based on Third Circuit precedent that the federal Tort Claims Act retains immunity for claims involving federal … Continue reading

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Hollingsworth v. Perry Resources

The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments this morning in Hollingsworth v. Perry.  The audio for and transcript of the oral argument is now posted online at the Court’s official website.  Briefs are also available there.  This morning’s case confronted … Continue reading

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March 26, 2013 United Supreme Court opinion

Florida v Jardines As part of drug investigation, Florida police took a trained police dog to the front porch of Jardines’ house. It alerted for drugs and the police obtained a warrant. They discovered drugs in the house during the … Continue reading

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March 25, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

McCauley v Home Loan Investment Bank, F.S. B. McCauley obtained a mortgage form a savings and loan association (which Home Loan eventually succeeded in interest) to refinance her trailer home. After she declared bankruptcy, she sued home Loan for fraud … Continue reading

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March 21, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

Glynn v Edo Corporation Glynn sued Edo alleging False Claim Act retaliation based on his termination after he reported suspected fraud at the military contractor. The district court dismissed his claim. The panel affirmed. It held that Glynn’s internal and … Continue reading

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