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May 15, 2013 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

Town of Hollywood v Floyd Floyd received permission from the zoning administrator to start a subdivision. Town sued to halt the subdivision and for a declaration that the planning commission needed to approve the subdivision. Floyd countersued for due process … Continue reading

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March 25, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

McCauley v Home Loan Investment Bank, F.S. B. McCauley obtained a mortgage form a savings and loan association (which Home Loan eventually succeeded in interest) to refinance her trailer home. After she declared bankruptcy, she sued home Loan for fraud … Continue reading

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February 6, 2013 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

Bevivino v Town of Mount Pleasant Board of Zoning Appeals After an approved telecommunications tower was built near Bevivino’s home, he appealed its approval to the Board. The board affirmed the issuance of the construction permit and the conditional use … Continue reading

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January 22, 2013 4th Circuit published opinion

Brown v Town of Cary Brown put “Screwed by the Town of Cary” on the front of his house in orange florescent paint. Cary issued zoning complaints alleging the words were too big and the color was barred. Brown brought … 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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October 17, 2012 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinion

Historic Charleston Foundation v City of Charleston Charleston adopted an ordinance changing the height restrictions on the 404 King property to allow the entire building to be 3 times the distance of the façade from the center of King Street. … Continue reading

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September 5, 2012 South Carolina Court of Appeals published opinions

Williams v Moore Williams brought suit to determine the border between her property and that of the Moore’s. The land had been conveyed in various portions to various parties starting in 1905. The trial court admitted surveys form unlicensed surveyors … Continue reading

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