Monthly Archives: November 2013

United States Supreme Court denies application to vacate stay in Texas abortion case

Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services v Abbott Texas passed new restrictions on abortion including the requirement that abortion providers have admitting privileges at a hospital no more than 30 miles away. The district court enjoined the requirement … Continue reading

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November 18, 2013 4th Circuit published opinion

United States v McGee  McGee was convicted of drug trafficking. He appealed the denial of his suppression motion and his sentence. The panel affirmed. It held the district court did not commit clear error in believing the officer who pulled … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 4th Circuit published opinion

Hartford Fire Insurance Company v Harleyville Mutual Insurance Company et al. Harleyville field a declaratory judgment suit in North Carolina to determine how a $1 million settlement should be apportioned among the responsible insurers. Hartford filed a declaratory suit in … Continue reading

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November 14, 2013 4th Circuit published opinion and order

United States v Ali et al. Ali and 16 codefendants were indicted on drug trafficking charges and 13 defendants were also charged with money laundering based on the importation of khat form Africa. Four pled guilty and 13 went to … Continue reading

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November 13, 2013 4th Circuit published opinion

United States v Hunter Hunter pled guilty to possession of a firearm and ammunition by a felon. He objected to an enhanced sentence arguing his juvenile convictions could not be used based on United States Supreme Court precedent declaring children … Continue reading

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Check Out the New Books in the Library

Every month, librarians at the Sol Blatt Jr. Library select a few of the latest book acquisitions and post them under New Books. When you get the chance, take a look at some of the new titles. 

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November 13, 2013 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinion

Hard Hat Workforce Solutions, LLC v Mechanical HVAC Services, Inc., Great American Insurance Company Hard Hat provided labor on a high school project under a subcontract with Mechanical. It communicated by email with the main subcontractor for mechanical and plumbing … Continue reading

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