Tag Archives: Miranda

August 6, 2014 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

Fowler v Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Company Nationwide appealed the verdict against it arguing the trial court erroneously allowed expert testimony through a lay witness. The panel reversed and remanded for a new trial. It held that once the trail … Continue reading

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October 29, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

Othi v Holder Othi was a legal permanent resident who left the country for a brief visit to India. He was detained at the airport and the government sought his removal based on drug and murder convictions. Othi argued he … 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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August 1, 2012 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

BMW of North America, LLC v Complete Auto Recon Services, Inc. Employees of complete Auto left windows of BMW test cars down when severe weather was forecast. The test cars were significantly damaged by thunderstorms. BMW filed an insurance claim … Continue reading

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May 23, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

United States v Dire United States v Said These cases arose out of separate attacks on United States Navy vessels in the waters off Somalia. In both, small vessels approached the Navy vessel and fired on the Navy vessel with … Continue reading

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April 4, 2012 South Carolina published opinions

Supreme Court South Carolina Department of Revenue v. Blue Moon Blue Moon served liquor as a nonprofit private club under a license. An undercover officer attempted to gain entrance and was denied. He called a number posted o the outer … Continue reading

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February 21, 2012 United States Supreme Court opinions

Marmet Health Care Center, Inc. v Brown The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled arbitration clauses involving wrongful death and personal injury claims in nursing home admissions contracts unenforceable. The United States Supreme Court reversed holding the Federal Arbitration … Continue reading

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