Monthly Archives: May 2014

May 30, 2014 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinion

Palms v The School District of Greeneville County Following complaints from another parent that Palms’ son’s certain class grades at his previous school had been inflated, District recalculated and lowered the son’s GPA and class ranking. Palms sued seeking an … Continue reading

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Planning to use your laptop on the South Carolina bar exam in July? Check this out.

 Are you planning to sit for the South Carolina bar exam this July?  If so, do you want to use your laptop? Today the South Carolina Supreme Court posted news regarding the use of laptops for the essay portion of the South Carolina bar … Continue reading

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May 28, 2014 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

Be Mi, Inc. v South Carolina Department of Revenue and St. Clements Homeowners Association   Association objected to Be Mi’s application for a liquor license. The administrative law judge found that Be Mi had the required 40 seats and otherwise … Continue reading

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May 28, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinion

In the Matter of Bruce Robert Hoffman Hoffman improperly treated unearned fees as an earned retainer, failed to maintain records for his trust account and mingled trust funds with his operating funds. He consented to discipline up to a public … Continue reading

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May 27, 2014 United States Supreme Court opinions

Martinez v Illinois Martinez trail on assault charges, the state declined to participate after tis motion for a continuance to locate the complaining witnesses was denied. The jury was sworn and a motion or directed verdict was granted. The Illinois … Continue reading

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May 22, 2014 4th Circuit published opinion

In re Construction Supervision Services, Inc. (Branch Banking & Trust Company v Construction Supervision Services, Inc.) After Services filed for bankruptcy, several subcontractors moved to be allowed to perfect their state law materialman liens. Company objected. The bankruptcy court allowed … Continue reading

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Library Open on Memorial Day

 The Sol Blatt Jr. Law Library will be open from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 26th, Memorial Day as a study hall only.

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