Monthly Archives: November 2014

Alan Wilson & the United States & South Carolina Supreme Courts

On Tuesday, November 18th, South Carolina Attorney General, Alan Wilson, filed an Application for an Emergency Stay with the United States Supreme Court.  Wilson asked the Court to grant a stay that “…last[s] while the appellate process is completed in … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving & Library Hours

Have a most happy Thanksgiving and travel safely if you are headed out.  For those who are staying here and studying, the library will be closed on Thanksgiving.  It will re-open as a study hall only, staffed only by security, … Continue reading

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4th Circuit Refuses to Grant S.C. a Delay Re Same-Sex Marriages

Yesterday Judges Traxler, Motz and Thacker of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit denied South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson’s Motion for a Stay, pending appeal, regarding same-sex marriage.  As a result, the first gay couple … Continue reading

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Judge Gergel’s Decision in Condon v. Haley

Judge Richard Gergel of the United States District Court of South Carolina (Charleston) handed down a decision this morning in Condon v. Haley, declaring S.C. Code Sections 20-1-10 and 20-1-15 and S.C. Const. Art. XVII Section 15 to unconstitutionally infringe … Continue reading

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Check out the November Barrister

Check out the November issue of the library’s student newsletter, The Barrister, here for information about: *  Thanksgiving holiday hours *  Extended exam hours *  IT and ExamSoft *  Stress Relievers & Crunch Time *  Study Aids *  Study Rooms *  … Continue reading

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Decisions by the South Carolina Supreme Court

On October 29th, the South Carolina Supreme Court handed down five decisions. In Bordeaux v. State, the Court granted certiorari in a post-conviction relief action to review  whether the Court of Appeals’ erred in remanding for reconsideration of the legality … Continue reading

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Court of Appeals Decision for 10-29-14

On October 29th, the Court of Appeals handed down a decision in State v. Starks, affirming the decision of the trial court to allow evidence of an out of court identification of Starks by the State’s sole witness. In his … Continue reading

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