Monthly Archives: February 2014

C-Track: South Carolina’s New Case Management System

Check out the new South Carolina Appellate Court Case Management System here.  Known as C-Track Public Access, the system appears as a hyperlink under Quick Links on the South Carolina Judicial Department’s website.  According to information posted on the website, the … Continue reading

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February 28, 2014 4th Circuit published opinion

United States v Washington Washington was charged with transporting a minor across state lines for purposes of prostituting the minor. He requested a jury instruction that the government had to prove his knowledge of the minor’s age. The district court … Continue reading

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February 27, 2014 4th Circuit published opinion

Pisano v Strach Pisano sued Strach and the other members of the North Carolina Board of elections seeking an injunction against the filing deadline for petitions by new political parties to appear to the ballot. The district court granted summary … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

Did you know that you could get an email alert from the South Carolina courts regarding cases, news, orders, and rules?  The South Carolina Judicial Department’s website has an email notification alert. How do you subscribe?  The email notification sign-up is … Continue reading

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Library Hours During Spring Break

  Spring break for Charleston School of Law students officially begins after classes end next Friday, March 7th, and lasts through Sunday, March 16th.  During this time, the library will be open its usual operating hours so that students can … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 4th Circuit published opinion

United States v Janson Strayhorn and Jimmy Strayhorn Janson and Jimmy were convicted of robbery, conspiracy and brandishing a weapon. The panel affirmed in part, reversed in part and remanded in part. As to Janson, the panel held that evidence … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 South CArolina Court of Appeals published opinions

Horton v City of Columbia Horton brought suit against City for false arrest, assault and battery and other claims based on her arrest for burglary and subsequent release when fingerprint evidence excluded her as a suspect. The circuit court granted … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

Robinson v State Robinson moved to suppress evidence seized forma car in which he was a passenger. The trial court denied his motion and Robinson was subsequently convicted of armed robbery and weapons violations. The Court, with 2 justices concurring, … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 United States Supreme Court opinions

Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice Troice and other victims of a Ponzi scheme sued Chadbourne and other entities and individuals under state law. The district court concluded the suits were bared by 15 USC 78bb(f)(1) and dismissed. The 5th … Continue reading

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February 25, 2014 4th Circuit published opinions

Federal Trade Commission v Ross Commission sued for an injunction preventing Ross from sending internet ads suggesting the recipients’ computer needed security software. The district court granted the injunction and entered a consumer redress award of over $163 million. The … Continue reading

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