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Opinions from the South Carolina Supreme Court

On October 19th, 2016, the Court published Earley v. State. In this appeal for post-conviction relief (PCR), the Court reversed relief granted to Respondent by the PCR court. The Court held that the PCR court committed an error of law in … Continue reading

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February 6, 2014 4th Circuit published opinion

United States v Keita Keita was convicted of identity theft credit card fraud and other charges. He challenged the denial of his speedy trial motion, the admission of business records and the restitution order. The panel affirmed. It held that … Continue reading

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February 4, 2014 4th Circuit published opinions

United States v Antone The government sought to commit Antone as a sexually dangerous person. The magistrate court recommended releasing Antone, but, the district court concluded he met the criteria and ordered Antone’s commitment. The panel reversed. It held that … Continue reading

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June 13, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

United States v Cherry Cherry was charge with drug and alcohol offenses. He did not move for dismissal on speedy trail grounds. After the jury returned its guilty verdict, but before the jury was individually polled, the district judge revealed … Continue reading

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April 29, 2013 United States Supreme Court opinions

McBurney v Young McBurney filed a state Freedom of Information Act request in Virginia which was denied on the grounds that he was not a citizen of Virginia. He filed suit arguing the citizen’s only approach violated the Privileges and … Continue reading

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