Monthly Archives: January 2016

Articles Worth Reading

 For your information and reading pleasure, check out the following articles: 3 Things Associates should Do to Become Indispensable 3 Things Successful People Do ABA Launches Law Student Website Are Your Law Firm’s Leaders Using Facebook to Engage Younger Professionals? … Continue reading

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South Carolina Supreme Court Opinions

On Wednesday, the South Carolina Supreme Court published two opinions: State v. Moore and Fisher v. Shipyard Village. In State v. Moore, the Court reversed the court of appeals’ decision in State v. Moore, 404 S.C. 634 (Ct. App. 2013). The … Continue reading

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Opinion from the South Carolina Court of Appeals

  On Wednesday, the South Carolina Court of Appeals published an opinion in State v. Edwards. In this criminal appeal, Cleophus Edwards appealed his conviction for murder, first-degree burglary, and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent … Continue reading

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Juvenile Solitary Confinement

   On Monday, January 25, 2016, President Obama announced that he had tasked Attorney General Loretta Lynch with reviewing the use of solitary confinement in the federal prison system.  Based on Attorney General Lynch’s report, President Obama decided to adopt … Continue reading

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Opinion from South Carolina Supreme Court

  The Court published an opinion in Stogsdill v. SCDHHS, whereby the Court dismissed certiorari as improvidently granted.

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Opinion from the South Carolina Court of Appeals

The South Carolina Court of Appeals published an opinion in Russell v. Wal-Mart Stores. Paula Russell appealed  this workers’ compensation action against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and American Home Assurance arguing the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission erred in (1) requiring … Continue reading

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United States Supreme Court Decisions Today

The United States Supreme Court handed down decisions today in 6 cases.  To read the full text of the opinions, click on the case name listed below: Amgen v. Harris James v. Boise FERC v. Electric Power Supply Assn. Menominee … Continue reading

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