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April 17, 2013 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinion

South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission v Loftis Commission sought a writ of mandamus ordering Loftis to release funds to fund a certain investment. After the filings were complete, Loftis released the funds. The Court ruled that because Loftis had … Continue reading

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February 19, 2013 United States Supreme Court opinions

Florida v Harris Harris was pulled over for a traffic violation. A trained drug sniffing dog alerted and drugs and precursor materials were found. The trial court ruled the alert was sufficient to establish probable cause for the search. The … Continue reading

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January 9, 2013 United States Supreme Court opinions

United States v Smith Smith raised withdrawal as a defense to conspiracy charges. The district court charged the jury that withdrawal is an affirmative defense and Smith bore the burden of persuasion. The jury convicted smith and the DC Circuit … Continue reading

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