Tag Archives: motion to supress

September 10, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinion

State v Adams Police attached a GPS device on Adams car. He was pulled over for traffic violations at the request of the officers who attached the device and drugs were found on Adam’s person. He moved to suppress which … Continue reading

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August 20, 2014 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

State v Pope  Pope move to suppress a scale and some crack cocaine found during a warrantless search of a vehicle and objected to the introduction of these items based on chain of custody. The circuit court denied the motion … Continue reading

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August 19, 2014 4th Circuit published opinions

United States v Stephens Stephens moved to suppress a firearm found during a search based on evidence gathered from a CPS device attached by the police. The district court ruled that the GPS attachment was illegal under a then new … Continue reading

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July 16, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

In the Interest of Steven W. Steven W. challenged his delinquency adjudication arguing his right to jury trial was violated. The Court affirmed. It held there is no federal constitutional right to a jury in delinquency proceedings as the United … Continue reading

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July 2 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

State v Wessinger The trail court found that Wessinger’s indecent exposure convictions were violent offenses for purposes of the sex offender civil commitment statute without holding a hearing with opportunity to cross examine witnesses. The Court affirmed holding that on … Continue reading

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June 11, 2014 4th Circuit published opinions

United States v Hairston Hairston filed a motion to vacate his sentence under 28 USC 2255. The district court denied it. Later, after getting a state conviction vacated, he filed another 2255 motion to vacate. The district court ruled the … Continue reading

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April 23, 2014 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

Digital Ally, Inc. v Light-N-Up, LLC Ally obtained a default judgment against Light-N-Up in Missouri and moved to enforce it in South Carolina. The circuit court entered an order allowing enforcement. The panel affirmed. It held that Missouri had jurisdiction … Continue reading

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