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July 2, 2014 4th Circuit published opinion

Hurst v Joyner Hurst challenged his death sentence in state and federal post conviction proceedings arguing that a juror’s conversations with her father and his giving her Bible verses about “eye for an eye” tainted his sentence. His challenge was … Continue reading

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May 5, 2014 4th Circuit published opinions

Santos v Accenture Federal Services, LLC Santos Sued Services for age discrimination and other claims. Services moved to compel arbitration under Santos’ employment agreement which the distract court granted. The panel affirmed. It held that the nonenforcability provision in 7 … Continue reading

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March 26, 2014 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

Meehan v Meehan Wife sought to enforce a payment provision in a prenuptial agreement as part of the parties divorce action. The family court ruled the agreement lodged jurisdiction over the payment issue in the circuit court and also denied … Continue reading

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February 6, 2013 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

McCoy v State After his direct appeal and first post conviction relief petitions were dismissed, McCoy discovered that a juror in his case failed to disclose that her cousin was married to the solicitor despite being asked about family connections … Continue reading

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South Carolina May 23, 2012 published opinions

Court of Appeals Judy v Kennedy Kennedy put a gate across a road which Judy used to access certain property and which he had an easement to use. Judy sued for removal of the gate. The trial judge found there … 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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