Monthly Archives: August 2014

PACER’ New Generation of the Judiciary’s Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) System.

On August 11 PACER announced that a change was made to the PACER architecture in preparation for the implementation of the next generation of the judiciary’s Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) system. NextGen CM/ECF replaces the older CM/ECF system and … Continue reading

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August 27, 2014 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

Bagwell v State Bagwell moved for post conviction relief arguing ineffective assistance of counsel. The circuit court denied his motion. The panel, 2-1, reversed. The majority held that trial counsel was ineffective when she failed to have blood samples form … Continue reading

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August 27, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinion

Whigham v Jackson Dawson Communications  Whigham suffered a leg injury at a kickball event he organized for Jackson. He filed a workers compensation claim which was rejected on the ground that Whigham was not in the course of employment when … Continue reading

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Library Open Labor Day

The Sol Blatt Jr. Law Library will be open its regular operating hours on Saturday and Sunday, August 30th & 31st.  It will be open as a study hall only on Labor Day, Monday, September 1st, from 9:00 a.m. – … Continue reading

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Beloit Mindset Class of 2018

This morning Beloit College released its annual Beloit Mindset List for the upcoming Class of 2018.  According to the list, “[s]tudents heading into their first year of college this year were generally born in 1996.  Among those who have never … Continue reading

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August 22, 2014 4th Circuit published opinion

United States v McLaurin and United States v Lowery  McLaurin and Lowery were convicted of conspiracy and firearms charges arising from an agreement to rob a drug stash house. They appealed arguing they were entrapped. The panel, with one partial … Continue reading

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Articles Worth Reading

Check out the following articles: 1.  Analyzing Carnegie’s Reach:  The Contingent Nature of Innovation 2.  Checklists Can Help Firms Manage Vendors 3.  Designing a Law Library to Encourage Learning 4.  How to Turn Your iPad into an iPhone 5.  ILTA … Continue reading

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