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2-4-2002 - Opinions
This case concerns whether, under the particular circumstances of this case, a covenant not to execute is a settlement as contemplated by the South Carolina Tort Claims Act.2-11-2002 - Opinions
This is an attorney disciplinary case.
Issue is tolling of statute of limitations when defendant moves out of this state 12 days prior to expiration of SOL.
This case deals with whether a judge may order an inmate's credits revoked for falsely testifying at his post-conviction relief hearing.
This is a wrongful discharge action involving several issues, including whether there is a jury issue on whether the employment handbook created an employment contract.
Opinion disbarring attorney.
Opinion publicly reprimanding attorney.
This is an attorney disciplinary case suspending Mr. Tullis from the practice of law for a period of 90 days.
This criminal cases discusses the elements the State must prove for armed robbery under our amended statute.
This direct appeal addresses what a defendant must do to exhaust his state remedies for purposes of seeking federal habeas corpus relief.2-19-2002 - Opinions
This is a post-conviction relief case involving allegations of ineffective assistance of counsel based on counsel's failure to investigate and to object fo hearsay.2-25-2002 - Opinions
This is a declaratory judgment action in the Court's original jurisdiction involving the issue of whether public insurance adjusters engage in the unauthorized practice of law.
This is a disciplinary matter resulting in the sanction of a public reprimand.
Public reprimand of a former magistrate.
This case involves an application for a stormwater permit with the Deparment of Health and Environmental Control's Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. Two main issues are presented in this appeal: 1) whether DHEC's Board properly interpreted an agency regulation and 2) whether the ALJ's order was sufficient for meaningful appellate review.