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2-5-2001 - Opinions
Negligence case holding grocery stores stacking of canned goods was insufficient to create a jury question as to whether the display created a dangerous condition.
This criminal appeal involved evidentiary issues; Lyle, character, and ill feelings between parties.2-12-2001 - Opinions
The following issue was before this Court on certiorari: Does the South Carolina Constitution's prohibition on "unreasonable invasions of privacy" require suspects to be affirmatively informed that they have the right to refuse consent to a search of their possessions?
This criminal case involves a due process issue related to an increase in sentence on a motion for reconsideration.
This civil case discusses an attorney's duty to third parties.
In the Matter of J. Allen Lewis, Jr. Attorney disciplinary matter in which the attorney admitted misconduct and consented to disbarment.
Attorney disciplinary matter in which respondent admitted misconduct and consented to disbarment from the practice of law in this state.
Opinion disbarring attorney.2-20-2001 - Opinions
This case, on certiorari from the Court of Appeals, concerns the admission of evidence in an arson case.2-26-2001 - Opinions
Neglience case- Slip and fall on a foreign substance on grocery store floor.
This is an attorney disciplinary matter.