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South Carolina Court of Appeals’ Opinions

In March, the South Carolina Court of Appeals published seven opinions: Fay v. Total Quality Logistics was a cross appeal involving the enforceability of an employee noncompete, confidentiality, and nonsolicitation agreement. The Court of Appeals found that the Agreement did not … Continue reading

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Opinions from the South Carolina Court of Appeals

Today, the Court published one opinion. In State v. Mazique, Appellant appealed his conviction for armed robbery arguing that the trial court erred in multiple decisions involving improper handling of his request for substitute counsel and evidentiary matters, all of which … Continue reading

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September 3, 2014 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinion

State Department of Social Services v Massey The family court denied Massey’s request for a merits hearing on abuse allegations on the ground that the children had been in foster care more than eighteen months and terminated her parental rights. … Continue reading

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March 27, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinion

South Carolina Department of Social Services v Michelle G. Michelle G’s parental rights were terminated under South Carolina Code 63-7-2570(1) based on numerous acts of sexual abuse of her older children. She challenged the termination arguing the term “severe” in … 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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May 3, 2013 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinion

South Carolina Department of Social Services v Cameron N.F. L. Cameron’s parental rights to her emotionally disturbed son were terminated. The panel reversed holding that termination was not in the son’s interest because there is a  strong bond between Cameron … Continue reading

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March 20, 2013 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

Sigmon v State Sigmon sought post conviction relief from his death sentence arguing his trial counsel was ineffective. The circuit court denied his petition and the Court affirmed. It held trial counsel was not ineffective for nto objecting to statements … Continue reading

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