Monthly Archives: August 2015

Law School Survival: Study Aids

Having survived your first week of law school, many of you, particularly the 1Ls, are now asking: “what else can I use to help me study and understand the law?” The library has a few suggestions for study aids listed … Continue reading

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Opinions from the South Carolina Supreme Court

On August 19th, the South Carolina Supreme Court published two opinions in State v. Harris and State v. Johnson. In State v. Harris, Petitioner was convicted of criminal solicitation with a minor. The Court affirmed the court of appeals’ decision which … Continue reading

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South Carolina Court of Appeals’ Opinions

Last week, the South Carolina Court of Appeals published two opinions:  Stoneledge at Lake Keowee v. Clear View Construct and Stoneledge at Lake Keowee v. Builders Source. In the first Stoneledge case, Marick Home Builders, LLC served as a contractor … Continue reading

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Library Reference Assistants for 2015-2016

Please welcome the Charleston School of Law Sol Blatt Jr. Law Library Reference Assistants for the 2015-2016 academic year.  Joining us at the Reference Desk will be: QueAndra Campbell Kathryn Love Lauren Pearson Alexis Ramsey Amy Sellers Rachel Whitman Shelby … Continue reading

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Articles Worth Reading

Check out the following articles for your reading pleasure: 7 Things I’ve Learned Since Starting a Law Firm Beloit Releases Annual “Mind-set List” Could Librarians Lead Strategic Law Firm Practice Growth? Five Critical Skills to Empower Students in the Digital … Continue reading

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Opinions from the South Carolina Supreme Court

Last week, the South Carolina Supreme Court published five opinions: State v. Gordon, Regions Bank v. Strawn, Brown v. Dick Smith Nissan, Chestnut v. AVX Corporation and State v. Anderson. In State v. Gordon, the Court granted certiorari to review … Continue reading

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South Carolina Court of Appeals opinions

Last week, the South Carolina Court of Appeals published two opinions: SCDSS v. Briggs and Tucker v. Doe. SCDSS v. Briggs as an appeal from permanency planning order and a removal order from the family court. In the appeal, I’Tesha Briggs … Continue reading

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Revised South Carolina Juvenile Expungement Forms Available

 The Supreme Court of South Carolina announced and provided revised and created uniform expungement forms as required by the new South Carolina  A. 22 (2015.)  The Motion and Order for Expungement of Juvenile Records and the Motion and Order for … Continue reading

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Articles Worth Reading

Check out the following articles for your reading pleasure: 1)  5 Social Media Land Mines Lawyers Should Avoid 2)  7 Keys to Improving Your Direct Examination 3)  A Lateral Boom of Older Lawyers 4)  A Short, Fast Look at 2015 … Continue reading

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New Juvenile Expungement Law in South Carolina

The South Carolina legislature recently passed S. 133 which became A. 22 when signed into law by Governor Nikki Haley in June of 2015.  Amending S.C. Code of Laws Section 17-22-910 regarding expungement of criminal records and Section 63-19-2050 pertaining … Continue reading

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