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June 11, 2014 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

Coastal States Bank v Cosman  Bank sued Cosman under guarantees he signed as part of a loan. The circuit court granted bank partial summary judgment ruling the statute of limitations had not run and a release of other guarantors did … Continue reading

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June 4, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

State v Sawyer The circuit court suppressed all evidence from sawyer’s Breathalyzer test because the audio equipment failed to capture the Miranda warnings and other notices required by the then applicable version of South Carolina Code 56-5-2953(A). The Court of … Continue reading

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May 14, 2013 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

Mick-Skaggs v Skaggs Mick Skaggs appealed the no fault divorce decree in her case arguing that she proved Skaggs committed adultery and also argued she was entitled to alimony and attorney fees. Shea also challenged admissions of certain pictures. The … Continue reading

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October 30, 2013 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

State v Hilton Hilton moved to exclude his blood alcohol test arguing amendments to the breath test statute applied retroactively. The circuit court agreed and exclude the test results. The panel reversed and remanded. It held that the General Assembly … Continue reading

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April 17, 2013 United States Supreme Court opinions

Missouri v McNeely McNeeley was arrested for driving while intoxicated and, after refusing to agree to a blood test, the arresting officer ordered a test done anyway. His blood alcohol content was nearly twice the legal limit. McNeely moved to … Continue reading

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March 27, 2013 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

Taylor v Aiken County Assessor Taylor sought review of the 2010 tax assessment on property he purchased in 201. Review was denied based on the fact he did not own the property in question on December 31, 2009. The panel … Continue reading

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December 17, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

Evans v Chalmers Three groups of plaintiffs brought suit against the City of Durham, police officers, the district attorney and others for claims arising out of the mishandled investigation of the Duke Lacrosse rape allegations. The government officials moved to … Continue reading

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