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June 16, 2014 United States Supreme Court opinions

Abramski v United States Abramski falsely claimed he was purchasing a handgun when he actually purchased it for his uncle. He was charged with violating 18USC 922(a)(6) and 924(a)(1)(A). He argued that the identity of the real purchaser is not … Continue reading

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April 16, 2014 4th Circuit published opinions

Company Doe v Public Citizen Public filed an objection to Company’s motion to file its lawsuit under seal and to use a false name. The district court ultimately granted the motion and, after Public filed its notice of appeal, denied … Continue reading

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Janaury 22, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

State v Henson At Henson’s murder and robbery trial, a redacted confession of his jointly tried codefendant was admitted over Henson’s objection. He was convicted on multiple counts. The Court unanimously reversed. It held that while Henson’s name was replaced … Continue reading

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June 27, 2013 4th Circuit published opinion

Cooskey v Furtrell Cooskey ran a website which advocated a high protein diet to fight diabetes and offered individual counseling and advice to visitors. The North Carolina Board of Dietetics/Nutrition informally advised Cooskey his website constituted unauthorized practice and gave … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 United States Supreme Court opinions

United States v Windsor Windsor paid estate tax after her same sex spouse died. She sought a refund in district court arguing Section 3 of the defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. The district court agreed and the 2nd Circuit … Continue reading

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June 12, 2013 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

Health Promotion Specialists, LLC v South Carolina Board of Dentistry Board issue an emergency rule imposing a dental preauthorization requirement before dental hygienists could perform certain procedures in schools. Health sued to have the rule set aside. After various administrative … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

H&H of Johnson, LLC v Old Republic Rational Title Company H&H used an attorney for tis real estate closing that was also an agent of Old Republic and purchased a title insurance policy from Old Republic. H&H tried to sell … Continue reading

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May 29, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

Libertarian Party of Virginia v Judd Party challenged Virginia’s requirement of a resident petition signature gatherer or resident witness of nonresident signature gathering. The district court found Party had standing and the residency requirement violated the First Amendment. The panel … Continue reading

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May 17, 2013 4th Circuit published opinons

Scroggins v Lee’s Crossing Homeowners Association Scroggins sought to add a wheelchair ramp to his front door and to use ATVs in Lee’s Crossing. The Association board did not respond to the ATV request for over a year and Scroggins … Continue reading

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May 8, 2013 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

C-Sculptures v Brown C-Sculptures bid to build a house in violation of the limits on its license. It won an award in arbitration which was affirmed by eh Court of Appeals. The Court, 4-1, reversed. The majority held that the … Continue reading

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