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Court of Appeals Published Opinions - December 2000

Note: Beginning in June 2012, opinions will be posted as Adobe PDFs. You can download a free copy of Adobe Reader here.

The summary following each opinion is prepared to offer lawyers and the public a general overview of what a particular opinion decides. The summary is not necessarily a full description of the issues discussed in an opinion.

12-11-2000 - Opinions

3265 - Engle v. Engle

This domestic appeal involves issues of child support calculation and the dependent tax exemption.

3266 - State v. Bradley

This appeal involves a criminal defendant's right to a mental evaluation under S.C. Code Ann. ยง 44-23-410 (Supp. 1999).

3267 - Jeffords v. Lesesne

This tort action involves bar owner's liability for injuries suffered by a patron.

3268 - S.C. Department of Probation, Parole, and Pardon Services v. Reynolds

This appeal involves the issues of whether a court may order restitution to be paid directly to victims and whether the twenty percent collection fee is a fine.

3269 - State v. Rowlands

In this criminal case, the State appeals the magistrate court's dismissal of a driving under the influence charge on the ground of double jeopardy.

12-18-2000 - Opinions

3270 - Boddie-Noell Properties, Inc. v. 42 Magnolia Partnership

This is a breach of contract action in which the issues of rescission and partnership duties are analyzed.

3271 - Gaskins v. Souther Farm

This is an action for damages resulting from an insurer's agent in settling a third party claim.

3272 - Watson v. Chapman

This is a medical malpractice action involving: (1) cross-examination of an expert witness, (2) directed verdict, and (3) admissibility of evidence pertaining to a physician's addiction to alcohol.