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February 26, 2014 South CArolina Court of Appeals published opinions

Horton v City of Columbia Horton brought suit against City for false arrest, assault and battery and other claims based on her arrest for burglary and subsequent release when fingerprint evidence excluded her as a suspect. The circuit court granted … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

State v Cope Cope was convicted of the rape and murder of his daughter. The Court of appeals affirmed. The Court, 3-2, affirmed as modified. The majority held the trail court did nto err in excluding four incidents involving a … 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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