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November 20, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

Turner v United States Turner and her husband went overboard during a storm. The Coast Guard, based on the information Turner’s father in law provided, did not begin active search and rescue until Turner’s boat was found the day after … Continue reading

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October 30, 2013 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

State v Hilton Hilton moved to exclude his blood alcohol test arguing amendments to the breath test statute applied retroactively. The circuit court agreed and exclude the test results. The panel reversed and remanded. It held that the General Assembly … Continue reading

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July 25, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

Sansotta v Town of Nags Head  Town declared six oceanside cottages managed by Sansotta to be public nuisances. The owners sued alleging federal and state claims. The district court granted summary judgment to Town on the federal claims and remanded … Continue reading

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June 25, 2013 United States Supreme Court opinions

Koontz v St. John’s River Water Management District Koontz applied for a permit to develop land with proposed environmental offsets. District indicated that it would approve the application if Koontz undertook more expensive mitigation or did work on district land … Continue reading

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June 10, 2013 United States Supreme Court opinions

Oxford Health Plans, LLC v Sutter Sutter sued Oxford alleging it failed to make full and prompt payments of services provided under a health insurance to Sutter and a class of other providers. Oxford moved to have the case arbitrated. … Continue reading

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January 9, 2013 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

State v Taylor Acting on a tip that an African American male on a bicycle may be dealing drugs on a certain street, police went to the street to investigate. They observed Taylor on a bike near another man. Smith … Continue reading

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December 4, 2012 United States Supreme Court opinion

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission v United States The Commission managed forest lands which were downstream from a dam. The Army Corps of engineers changed its water release patterns in ways that created extended, but, temporary flooding of the forest … Continue reading

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