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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Law360

The library recently acquired access to Law360 via our Lexis Advance subscription.  Your can access Law360 while on campus only since it is IP authenticated. What is Law360 and why should you be interested?  Law360 is a prefilled legal news reader, created by Portfolio … Continue reading

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CVN Is Now LexisNexis Courtoom Cast, Powered by Courtroom View Network

CVN, one of the Library’s most popular resources, has changed its name. It was acquired by LexisNexis, and is now called LexisNexis Courtroom Cast, Powered by Courtroom View Network. You are required to register in order to use it. Be … Continue reading

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August 20, 2014 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

State v Pope  Pope move to suppress a scale and some crack cocaine found during a warrantless search of a vehicle and objected to the introduction of these items based on chain of custody. The circuit court denied the motion … Continue reading

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