Monthly Archives: April 2015

South Carolina Supreme Court Decision for April 29, 2015

On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015, the South Carolina Supreme Court published a decision in Collins v. Seko Charlotte. The Court granted a writ of certiorari in Collins v. Seko Charlotte to review the court of appeals decision. The appellate court … Continue reading

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Same-Sex Marriage Resources for Obergefell v. Hodges

  This morning, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges.  Docket sheets can be found here while merit briefs are available here.  Amicus briefs are here.   The transcript for the oral argument is pending. Live … Continue reading

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South Carolina Supreme Court Decisions for April 22, 2015

On Wednesday, April 22, 2015, the South Carolina Supreme Court published four opinions: State v. McDonald, Rhame v. Charleston County School District, State v. Odom, and In the Matter of William Joseph Cutchin. In State v. McDonald, Petitioner Derrick McDonald … Continue reading

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Check out the new libguide to Fastcase

Check out Library Reference Assistant De Veaux Stockton’s new libguide, Fastcase:  The S.C. Bar’s New Legal Research Database here.  De Veaux provides an introduction to Fastcase, a user guide and tips, a list of Fastcase features including Fastcase Forecite, a list … Continue reading

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Today’s Decision by the South Carolina Court of Appeals

Today, the South Carolina Court of Appeals published two decisions: State v. King and State v. Bush. In State v. King, Rakeem King appeals his convictions for attempted murder, armed robbery, and possession of a firearm during the commission of … Continue reading

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Articles Worth Reading

 Check out: 1.  60 Apps in 60 Minutes 2015 2.  Another Example of Using Big Data to Improve Odds of Winning in Court 3.  Changing the “How” But Not the “Why” 4.  Four Steps for Reinventing Legal Education 5.  Want … Continue reading

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Thanks for Celebrating National Library Week

  Many thanks to everyone who helped us celebrate National Library Week last week!  Also congratulations to Victoria Blatterman, Tac Hargrove, and Ashley Nightingale.  They won the drawing for the Lexis ACE e-books. While we enjoyed the celebration, I think we … Continue reading

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Today’s Decision from the South Carolina Supreme Court

Today, the South Carolina Supreme Court published a decision in Workman v. State. In Workman v. State, the Court reversed the post-conviction relief (PCR) judge’s order and granted petitioner relief. Petitioner Workman was convicted of assault and battery, conspiracy, possession … Continue reading

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Today’s Decision from the South Carolina Court of Appeals

Today, the South Carolina Court of Appeals published one opinion:  Harold v. Watson’s Orchard Property Owners Association was an appeal from the circuit court. Appellants Pelham Farm, LLC, One, LLC and an unknown trustee of the revocable trust agreement established … Continue reading

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Tax Forms for the Procrastinators!

 Tomorrow, April 15th, is tax day.  For federal taxes, either your 1040 or 1040EZ is due or a request for an extension to file, Form 4468, is needed.  If your taxes are cumbersome and require lots of forms, you can locate federal forms, … Continue reading

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