Tag Archives: standard of review

April 29, 2014 United States Supreme Court opinions

Octane Fitness, LLC v Icon Health & Fitness, Inc. Octane sought attorney fees under 35 USC 285 arguing its case against Icon was extraordinary. The district court denied the motion ruling that the case was neither objectively baseless nor subjectively … Continue reading

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January 8, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

Martinez v Spartanburg County The circuit court reversed the denial of Martinez’s workers compensation and claim and remanded for further proceedings. The South Carolina Court of Appeals reversed on the merits. The Court vacated the Court of Appeals opinion and … Continue reading

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December 11, 2013 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

State v Hepburn Hepburn moved for a directed verdict at her child abuse homicide trial. The trial judge denied it. Her codefendant testified Hepburn was responsible and Hepburn testified she was not in rebuttal without adding anything to the state’s … Continue reading

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1/26 and 1/27 Fourth Circuit Opinions

Minor v. Bostwick Laboratories Intracompany oral complaints that satisfy the Kasten standard trigger antiretaliation provisions of Fair Labor Standards Act: US v. Gaines Suppression order affirmed. Assault on officers after illegal pull over of car and search of passenger was … Continue reading

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