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Opinions from South Carolina Court of Appeals

Today, the South Carolina Court of Appeals published two opinions: Taylors v. Heirs of William Taylor,  involves a property dispute between families competing for ownership of a ten acre tract of land in Beaufort County. The master-in-equity granted title for the … Continue reading

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August 6, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

Brouwer v Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals Brouwer filed a notice of intent to sue Hospitals and other medical providers for malpractice. She did not file an expert affidavit arguing her allergic reaction to latex was within common knowledge. The … 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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April 30, 2014 4th Circuit published opinions

United States v Carter On remand, the district court rejected Carter’s 2nd Amendment challenge to 18 USC 922(g)(3) which bans firearm possession by drug abusers. The panel affirmed holding the evidence presented in including studies showing a correlation between marijuana … Continue reading

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October 24, 2012 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

State v Williams Williams was charged with killing his brother. In his own defense, he testified that his brother looked demented, pointed a gun at him, had shot others in the past and came charging towards him. He gave inconsistent … Continue reading

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September 26, 2012 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinion

Moore v State Moore was convicted of robbery by a judge at a bench trial. He field a post conviction relief petition arguing his attorney had not told him there would be a bench trial as opposed to a jury … Continue reading

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June 13, 2012 South Carolina published opinions

Supreme Court Nationwide Insurance Company v Rhoden Rhoden and her daughters were involved in an accident while riding in a car owned by one of the daughters. They sought uninsured motorist coverage under a policy owned by Rhoden. Nationwide brought … Continue reading

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