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June 18, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

In the Matter of Kristie Ann McAuley McAuley served as a deputy public defender. She represented defendants not eligible for representation by the public defender and accepted payment from one defendant. She agreed to discipline and the Court suspended her … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

In the Matter of Shana Denise Jones-Burgess In 11 cases, Jones-Burgess failed to communicate with clients, act diligently on the cases, failed to return unpaid fees, failed to return files, failed to communicate that she closed her practice and failed … Continue reading

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October 2, 2013 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinion

State v Scott The trail court ruled that one of Scott’s peremptory challenges was based on race as the white juror was a warehouse manager which was similar to the African American teachers empaneled. The previously dismissed juror was selected … Continue reading

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September 4, 2013 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

York and Christy v Dodgeland of Columbia, Inc. York and Christy each purchased a car form a dealership. Each dealership added a documentation fee. York and Christie jointly sued the dealerships and sought class action status. The dealerships moved to … Continue reading

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October 17, 2012 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinion

State v McMillan During voir dire at his murder trial, McMillan’s attorney sought to strike a juror on the basis that members of the local bar told him the potential juror would not be a good unbiased juror in MacMillan’s … Continue reading

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August 14, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

United States v Dinkins Dinkins and several codefendants were tried and convicted of drug trafficking and weapons charges as well as murdering a government witness. The trial judge ordered an anonymous jury empanelled and allowed the statements of a deceased … Continue reading

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