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South Carolina Supreme Court Opinions

  The South Carolina Supreme Court published three opinions: State v. Cain was an appeal of a criminal conviction for trafficking methamphetamine. Appellant argued the trial court erred in denying his motion for a directed verdict because the State produced … Continue reading

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South Carolina May 16, 2012 published opinions

Supreme Court Atlantic Coast Builders and Contractors v Lewis Lewis leased a building to Atlantic to be sued as a store. This use was prohibited by applicable zoning rules. Atlantic sued under three theories for damages arising out of the … Continue reading

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March 21, 2012 United States Supreme Court opinions

Missouri v Frye Frye was arrested for driving without a license. As a fourth offense, it was charged as a felony. The prosecutor sent a formal plea offer with a deadline. Defense counsel did not let Frye know about the … Continue reading

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March 20, 2012 United States Supreme Court opinions

Roberts v Sea-Lland Services, Inc. Roberts slipped on ice and fell hurting her neck and back. Sea-Land paid benefits under the Longshoreman and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act which caps benefits at twice the average weekly salary of certain workers. After … Continue reading

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