Monthly Archives: February 2015

South Carolina Supreme Court Opinions 2-25-15

On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, the South Carolina Supreme Court handed down six opinions: State v. Samuel, Independence National Bank v. Buncombe Professional Park, In the Matter of Givens, In the Matter of Pennington, State v. Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, and In … Continue reading

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South Carolina Court of Appeals Opinion 2-25-15

On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, the Court of Appeals handed down a decision in Srivastava v. Srivastava. In this divorce action, Jane Srivastava (Wife) appeals the family court’s final order. Ms. Srivastava argues that the family court erred by: (1) failing … Continue reading

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Good Luck to February Bar Exam Takers!

 Next week, Charleston School of Law alumni will be sitting for the February bar exam in South Carolina and elsewhere.  Good luck!

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February Issue of The Barrister Newsletter Available

 The February 2015 issue of The Barrister newsletter is now available.  Check it out here.  Enjoy!

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Today’s Opinions From The South Carolina Court of Appeals

  Today, February 18, 2015, the South Carolina Court of Appeals published two opinions:  Trident Tech v. South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) and Thomas v. 5 Star Transportation. Trident Tech v. SCDHEC involved an appeal from the … Continue reading

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Managing All of Your Passwords with a Password Manager

Tired of trying to remember all of your passwords for the home and office?  What if there was one site at which you could store all of your passwords and need to remember only one master password?  LifeHacker and PC … Continue reading

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Articles Worth Reading

Check out the following articles: 1)  40 Essential Apps for Trial Lawyers, Part One 2)  40 Essential Apps for Trial Lawyers, Part Two 3)  Crafting Learning Outcomes–What Verbs Do You Use? 4)  Introducing Skills Training in the Doctrinal Classroom:  An … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Decisions from the South Carolina Court of Appeals

  On Wednesday, February 11, 2015, the South Carolina Court of Appeals published two opinions:   Freiburger v. State and State v. Rivers. In Freiburger v. State, Edward Freiburger was indicted in 2001 and convicted for the 1961 murder of Columbia taxi driver, … Continue reading

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Today’s Decisions from the Supreme Court of South Carolina

  Today, February 11, 2015, the Supreme Court of South Carolina handed down six opinions.  Four of the opinions, Matter of Joel Thomas Broome, Matter of Tammie Lynn Hoffman, Matter of Edward Earl Gilbert, and Matter of John Brooks Reitzel … Continue reading

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United States Supreme Court Refuses to Grant Stay in Strange v. Searcy

 This morning, the United States Supreme Court refused Alabama’s request to stay the issuance of licenses for gay marriages, pending appeal.  Submitted to Justice Thomas on February 3rd, the denial was announced this morning for Strange v. Searcy.  Justice Thomas … Continue reading

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