Tag Archives: due process

Opinions from the South Carolina Court of Appeals

In January, the South Carolina Court of Appeals published two opinions: In Wilson v. SCDMV, the DMV appealed the circuit court’s order enjoining the DMV from suspending Anna Wilson’s driver’s license for five years after her conviction for driving under … Continue reading

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September 3, 2014 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinion

State Department of Social Services v Massey The family court denied Massey’s request for a merits hearing on abuse allegations on the ground that the children had been in foster care more than eighteen months and terminated her parental rights. … Continue reading

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July 2 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

State v Wessinger The trail court found that Wessinger’s indecent exposure convictions were violent offenses for purposes of the sex offender civil commitment statute without holding a hearing with opportunity to cross examine witnesses. The Court affirmed holding that on … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 4th Circuit published opinions

Corr v Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Corr sued in federal court seeking refund of fees collected by the Authority on a toll road to Dulles Airport. The federal court held he lacked standing and on the merits the tolls were … Continue reading

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January 14, 2014 United States Supreme Court published opinions

  Mississippi ex rel. Hood v AU Optronics Corp. Hood sued AU in state court alleging price fixing for LCD screens and seeking restitution for Mississippi citizens who purchased items with AU screens. AU removed the case as a “mass … Continue reading

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January 7, 2014 4th Circuit published opinions

Swatch AG v Beehive Wholesale, LLC Swatch objected to Beehive’s registration of “Swap” as a trademark. After its administrative challenge was rejected, Swatch appealed to the district court and added trademark infringement and dilution counts and state claims. The district … Continue reading

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December 20, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

United States v Steffen Steffen pled guilty to a drug charge. The district court ruled he was a supervisor in the conspiracy and enhanced his sentence. The panel affirmed. It held that because supervisor status is a factual determination, albeit … Continue reading

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July 25, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

Sansotta v Town of Nags Head  Town declared six oceanside cottages managed by Sansotta to be public nuisances. The owners sued alleging federal and state claims. The district court granted summary judgment to Town on the federal claims and remanded … Continue reading

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June 6, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

American Petroleum Institute v Cooper North Carolina passed a statute requiring gasoline suppliers to allow their customers to mix gasoline and ethanol in trucks instead of requiring the purchaser to obtain gas already mixed. Institute sued arguing the law was … Continue reading

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May 20, 2013 United States Supreme Court opinions

Sebelius v Cloer Cloer filed a claim under the vaccine compensation program that was ultimately held to be untimely based on the Federal Circuit’s adoption of a first displayed symptom starting point. The Federal Circuit also held that her petition … Continue reading

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