Monthly Archives: June 2015

United States’ Supreme Court Decision in Glossip v. Gross & Resources

The United States Supreme Court handed down its opinion in Glossip v. Gross this morning, affirming the 10th Circuit’s holding that the State of Oklahoma’s three drug injection method used for capital punishment does not violate the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition … Continue reading

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South Carolina Supreme Court Opinions

On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015, the South Carolina Supreme Court published three disciplinary opinions:In the Matter of Kenneth Gary Copper, In the Matter of Paul Clarendon Ballou, and In the Matter of James Marshall Biddle the Court hands down disciplinary … Continue reading

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South Carolina Court of Appeals Opinions

On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015, the South Carolina Court of Appeals published two opinions: State v. McCray and State v. Griffin. In State v. McCray, Ron McCray appeals his murder conviction, arguing the circuit court erred in (1) denying his request … Continue reading

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Obergefell v. Hodges Decision Issued Today

  The United States Supreme Court issued its opinion regarding same-sex marriage today when handing down Obergefell v. Hodges.  In a 5-4 opinion, with the majority opinion written by Justice Kennedy, the Court held that the Fourteenth Amendment requires a State to … Continue reading

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King v. Burwell Issued Today

 The United States Supreme Court issued two opinions this morning:  King v. Burwell and Texas Dept. of Housing & Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project. King v. Burwell, popularly known as another Obamacare case, upheld the 4th Circuit’s decision regarding … Continue reading

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Catalog Maintenance

Please note that on Friday, June 26 starting at 5:00 am, the Sol Blatt Jr. Law Library’s catalog will be undergoing schedule maintenance. The maintenance will take approximately 30 hours to complete. During this time, the library’s catalog will be down. … Continue reading

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SC Legislature Begins Action on Flag

  Today, June 23, 2015, both the House and Senate of South Carolina’s legislature introduced legislation to remove the confederate flag from the grounds of the State Capitol. Since the legislators are meeting in a special session, they needed to … Continue reading

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