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January 24, 2014 4th Circuit published opinions

North Carolina Utilities Commission v Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Commission filed an opposition with the FERC seeking disallowance of five incentive payments to an applicant. After FERC denied their opposition, Commission moved for rehearing. Before FERC decided the motion, it … Continue reading

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November 27, 2013 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

In the Matter of Kevin Michael Hughes Hughes failed to respond to an order to show cause and was found in contempt. He agreed to discipline and the Court publicly reprimanded him. In the Matter of Scott D. Reynolds Reynolds … Continue reading

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November 6, 2013 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinion

State v Page The circuit court denied Page’s motion to join his kidnaping and rape trial with a codefendant’s trial and refused to allow a witness with exculpatory evidence to testify on relevance grounds. Page was convicted of several crimes … Continue reading

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July 24, 2013 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

State v Williams  William was convicted of criminal sexual conduct involving a minor and unlawful conduct toward a child. He challenged the admission of his pre-Miranda statements, his unlawful conduct conviction and the admission of certain photos and diagrams. The … Continue reading

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July 12, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

E.D. et al through their next friends v Pfizer, Inc. E.D. and eighteen other children through their mothers sued Pfizer alleging birth defects caused by the mother’s use of Zoloft during pregnancy. The plaintiffs were individually assessed filing fees, but, … Continue reading

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July 10, 2013 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

State v Dial  Dial was convicted of homicide by child abuse. The panel affirmed. It held that a sheriff’s deputy assigned to the US Marshal’s task force had authority to arrest Dial under federal law and an agreement between the … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

State v Beekman Beekman was convicted of molesting two stepchildren at a trial on charges related to both victims. The panel affirmed. It held that joinder of the charges was proper as the molestation took place in the same home … Continue reading

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