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February 12, 2013 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

State v Anderson  Anderson was convicted of first degree burglary. On appeal, he challenged the state’s expert’s qualification as an expert witness and the failure to provide the full batch of fingerprints analyzed by the expert. The panel, with one … Continue reading

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June 12, 2013 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

Graham v Welch Roberts and Amburn, LLP Graham sued Welch alleging professional malpractice for Welch’s failure to pay an outstanding tax debt. The trail court granted summary judgment ruling the three year limitation period had run. The panel affirmed. It … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013 United States Supreme Court opinions

Trevino v Thaler Trevino was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death. His trial council did nto adequately investigate mitigating evidence to present at sentencing. His federal habeas claim was denied on the basis that he could have raised … Continue reading

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May 6, 2013 4th Circuit published opinion

Baldwin v City of Greensboro Baldwin sued City under the uniform services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994. The district court ruled the statute of limitation in 28 USC 1658(a) applied and granted summary judgment to City. The panel … Continue reading

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March 18, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

United States v Woods Woods was convicted of multiple counts of tax fraud and identity theft. He appealed arguing his right to testify was unreasonably restricted, that a prosecutor’s statement in closing argument that he lied under oath was improper … Continue reading

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February 27, 2013 United States Supreme Court opinions

Amgen, Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds   Funds brought a class action securities fraud on the market suit against Amgen arguing Amgen failed to disclose problems with two of its drugs thus leading to a fall in share … Continue reading

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October 18, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

Hire Order Ltd. v Marianos Two federally licensed gun dealers field suit seeking to have a 1969 agency ruling prohibiting out of state gun show sales declared void as inconsistent with the language of the 1968 gun control act. The … Continue reading

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