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March 20, 2013 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

Sigmon v State Sigmon sought post conviction relief from his death sentence arguing his trial counsel was ineffective. The circuit court denied his petition and the Court affirmed. It held trial counsel was not ineffective for nto objecting to statements … Continue reading

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November 7, 2012 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

In re the Matter of Greenwood County Magistrate Walter Rutledge Martin  Martin threatened to beat a defendant at a bond hearing. He agreed to discipline and the Court publicly reprimanded him. Rutland v South Carolina Department of Transportation  Rutledge brought … 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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